Noah Zehringer

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Optimizing Strength With FDM Technology

Do you ever need especially strong 3D prototypes or digitally manufactured parts? FDM technology is known to produce some of the strongest parts in the industry, but even the strength of FDM parts can be improved with a little know-how. Stratasys recently publ…

FDM “Over-Molded” Connector Allows Early Testing

I just completed a very cool 3D-printing project where we digitally manufactured an electrical connector for functional testing of a new design. The company we worked with had already sent their design out for tooling, but they were looking for an alternative…

Software updates for FDM technology (and why you should care)

Every so often a new release of Insight software comes along and helps improve your Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) parts with added functionality. Insight 8.1 has recently been released, so what's new for Fortus users? Well, first of all the ability to pr…

Embedding Inserts During an FDM Build

Recently, we've seen an increase in requests for various types of inserts in 3D prototypes and production parts. With Fortus 3D Production Systems, a build can be paused and objects can be inserted directly into a 3D printed part. You can then resume the b…

Tips for Quick, Thorough Soluble Support Removal

This is the first of many posts in a regular series from Stratasys application engineers, who’ll offer technical advice, new ideas and experienced reflections on Fused Deposition Modeling from an engineering perspective. One thing that’s true of ra…

Optimizing FDM technology with Insight Software

I was doing advanced software training at a customer site last month. The FDM machine users were eager to learn about the capabilities Insight software has to offer.  Fortus 3D Production Systems use Insig…