Design for Additive Manufacturing

Stratasys Support Center – Design for Additive Manufacturing

In this section you can find information about design for Additive Manufacturing, such as : briefs, case studies, guides and more.

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      Notes
      • Application Note - Gasket Plugs and SealsOld Branding
        • 16 Dec 2018
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      • Living Hinges - Application NoteOld Branding
        • 18 Nov 2018
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        • 90.64 KB pdf
      • Application Note - Blow Molding Package
        • 18 Nov 2018
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        • 135.02 MB zip
      • Application Note - SUP707 Water-Soluble Support Material
        • 16 Dec 2018
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        • 509.03 KB pdf
      • Application Note - Tango-Rubber-like Family of MaterialsDOC-08601 Rev. H
        • 23 Jan 2019
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      • Application Note - High-Temperature RGD525 Model Material
        • 11 Feb 2019
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      • Application Note - Digital ABS Plus
        • 11 Feb 2019
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        • 469.65 KB pdf
      • Application Note - Support SUP706-706BDOC-08423 Rev. C
        • 13 Feb 2019
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        • 659.84 KB pdf
      • Application Note - Agilus30 FamilyDOC-08607 Rev. D
        • 13 Feb 2019
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        • 457.8 KB pdf
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      Best Practices
      • FDM Best Practice - Sectioning Large Parts in Z EN
        • 24 Dec 2018
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      • Best Practice - Part Translucency EN
        • 24 Dec 2018
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      • Best Practice - Inserting Metal in FDM Parts EN
        • 24 Dec 2018
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      • Best Practice - Modifying Surround Supports EN
        • 24 Dec 2018
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      • FDM Best Practice - Sealing FDM Parts with Insight EN
        • 24 Dec 2018
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      • FDM Best Practice - Insight Customizing the Toolbox and Toolbars EN
        • 24 Dec 2018
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      • FDM Best Practice - Insight Selection Tools EN
        • 24 Dec 2018
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      • Best Practice - Converting 2D Images to 3D STLs EN
        • 24 Dec 2018
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      • Best Practice - FEA Results In Color 3D Printing EN
        • 24 Dec 2018
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      • Best Practice - Embedding Hardware EN
        • 24 Dec 2018
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      • Best Practice - FDM Texturing Patterns EN
        • 24 Dec 2018
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      • Designing for FDM Production Parts - EN Best Practice
        • 24 Dec 2018
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      • Best Practice - Converting CAD To STL EN
        • 24 Dec 2018
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      • FDM Best Practice - Curl Management ENBest practice document on the subject of FDM curl management
        • 24 Dec 2018
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      • Best Practice - Custom Groups in Insight EN
        • 24 Dec 2018
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      • Best Practice - Applying Custom Toolpaths for Thin Walls and Bosses EN
        • 24 Dec 2018
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      • Best Practice FDM Nylon 12 EN
        • 24 Dec 2018
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      • Best Practice - Orienting for Strength Speed or Surface Finish EN
        • 26 Dec 2018
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      • Best Practice - Stratasys J750 Color Selection EN
        • 25 Dec 2018
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      • Infographic - GrabCAD Workflow
        • 17 Jan 2019
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        • 1.03 MB pdf
      • FDM Best Practice - Assemblies EN
        • 29 Jan 2019
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      • Best Practice - PolyJet Dynamic Friction Coefficient EN
        • 31 Jan 2019
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      • Best Practice - Successful STLs For Polyjet 3D Printing EN
        • 31 Jan 2019
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      • Best Practice - Using VRML Files For Color EN
        • 31 Jan 2019
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      • Best Practice - Inserting Hardware Post-Build EN
        • 31 Jan 2019
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      • FDM Best Practice - Optimizing Seam Location EN
        • 31 Jan 2019
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      • FDM Best Practice - Building Assembly Parts EN
        • 31 Jan 2019
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      • Best Practices - PLA Tips and Tricks EN
        • 5 Feb 2019
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      • Best Practice - PolyJet Multi-Materials For Impact Resistance EN
        • 19 Feb 2019
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      • Best Practice - Using PolyJet For Shock Absorption EN
        • 19 Feb 2019
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      • Best Practice - FDM Support Removal ENDescribes general best practices on how to optimally remove FDM support, tank & waterworks types, and general disposal guidelines.
        • 10 Apr 2019
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      Briefs
      • Application Brief - FEA Results with PolyJet Multi-Color ENApplication brief describing the FEA application
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Application Brief - Architectural Models EN
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Application Brief - FDM Thermoform Tooling EN
        • 16 Dec 2018
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      • Heavy Gauge Thermoforming with FDM Tooling - EN Application Brief
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Application Brief - FDM Layup Composite Tooling
        • 16 Dec 2018
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      • Solution Brief - Carbon Fiber EN
        • 22 Dec 2018
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      Case Studies
      • Case Study - Virtumed LLC Designs MRI Components EN Application Customer Story
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • Blue Frog Design Manufacturing Miracles - EN FDM Medical Case Study
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Genesis Systems Group End of Arm Tools ENApplication Customer Story
        • 19 Dec 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Genesis Systems Group End of Arm Tools DEApplication Customer Story
        • 3 Dec 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Genesis Systems End of Arms Tools ESApplication Customer Story
        • 3 Dec 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Genesis Systems Group End of Arm Tools FRApplication Customer Story
        • 3 Dec 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Thogus Streamlining Manufacturing EN
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Genesis Systems Group End of Arm Tools ITApplication Customer Story
        • 3 Dec 2018
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      • China Eastern Airlines High Quality Flying - FDM EN Aerospace Case StudyChina Eastern Airlines’ new additive manufacturing lab can design, 3D print and install new parts quickly while still meeting strict approval guidelines. The airline plans to expand AM to intelligent manufacturing with zero inventory, on-demand production.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • Lockheed Martin Deep Space With Humans on Board - FDM EN Aerospace Case Study
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - GKN Geared For Customization EN
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Swift Engineering Sacrificial Tooling Success EN
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - FTR Moto ENFTR Moto, which specializes in the design, production and development of racing motorcycles, halved costs and turnaround times for prototypes, revved up its customized parts business and impressed clients with quick results – all using 3D printing.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - BMW Direct Digital Manufacturing EN
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Daihatsu Designed by Consumers ENDaihatsu Motor Company in Japan puts customization and design freedom directly into the hands of its customers. The automaker relies on Stratasys 3D Printing to bring customers into the design process in a totally new way.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Hyundai Mobis Fit to Drive ENKorean-based Hyundai Mobis makes original and aftermarket equipment for the automotive industry, including Hyundai and Kia. In its drive to be best in class and a global top 10 supplier, it depends on prototyping for design verification, airflow evaluation, and functional testing.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Kingston University e-Racing High Speed Designs ENKingston University’s electric car racing team lowered the weight of its electric car and improved its speed by adding lighter, durable 3D printed parts.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Harman Becker High-Spec Design Engineering Streamlined ENThe Harman Becker design team sought a quick, effective and, above all, high-quality solution for developing functional 3D models.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - BMW Direct Digital Manufacturing IT
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - BMW Direct Digital Manufacturing ES
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - BMW Direct Digital Manufacturing FR
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - BMW Direct Digital Manufacturing DE
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Boston University Engineering Student Success ENBoston University’s Engineering Product Innovation Center features several Stratasys 3D Printers to accommodate 450 engineering students’ needs. Students hone prototyping skills, iterate quickly and adapt their designs on the fly.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Utah UVU Revving Up Design Programs EN
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - SCAD Designing the Future EN
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • FDM Case Study - Fathom Additive Potential EN
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • Case Study - Cambridge University 3D Printing Society ENThe self-taught Cambridge University 3D Printing Society explores and shares research into 3D printing, which is not formally taught in curriculum. The society aims to create a national network of such societies to solve real-life problems.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • PolyJet Case Study - Arch Day Design Just What the Doctor Ordered ENThe ability to produce highly accurate prototypes quickly enhances device manufacturers’ competitiveness. Shaving a few days or weeks off the design process can often mean the difference between being first or being second to market.
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • PolyJet Case Study - Design Reality LSR Molding ENApplication Customer Story
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Case Study - Jaguar Land Rover Picking Up Speed (JP)
        • 3 Dec 2018
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      • CS_PJ_FormulaProject_160108a_LoRes
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • PolyJet Case Study - Singapore University Unlocking New Levels of Design ENResearchers at SUTD’s Digital Manufacturing and Design Center are exploring groundbreaking design at microscopic scale with GrabCAD Voxel Print. The center is transforming traditional product development through game-changing design methods, manipulating concepts at the voxel level.
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Albea Beauty by Design - EN Polyjet Case StudyAlbea, a leading cosmetics and personal care packaging manufacturer, turned to 3D printing to create prototypes in a wider range of materials and colors to boost flexibility and responsiveness.
        • 4 Dec 2018
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      • CS_PJ_MegaHouse_160108a_LoRes
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • CS_PJ_Panasonic_160108a_LoRes
        • 22 Nov 2018
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      • Top Notch Design - EN PolyJet Case StudyTop Notch Design, an industrial and high-end product development design shop, improved its design process and fit and function testing by incorporating a 3D printer, while also ensuring client design confidentiality
        • 26 Dec 2018
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      • BMW Direct Digital Manufacturing - ES FDM Case Study
        • 8 Jan 2019
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      • BMW Direct Digital Manufacturing - FR FDM Case Study
        • 8 Jan 2019
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      • BMW Direct Digital Manufacturing - JP FDM Case Study
        • 8 Jan 2019
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      • NASA 3D Printing a Space Vehicle - KR FDM Case StudyFor its 3D-printed parts, NASA uses ABS, PCABS and polycarbonate materials. FDM, patented by Stratasys, is the only 3D-printing method that supports production-grade thermoplastics, which are lightweight but durable enough for rugged end-use parts.
        • 9 Jan 2019
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      • OxySure Improves Design Process with Dimension - EN FDM Case Study
        • 7 Apr 2019
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      • Bajaj Electronics Electrifying Designs - EN FDM Case StudyConsumer electrical equipment manufacturer Bajaj Electricals reduced costs by 80 percent throughout the initial stage of new product development by using FDM 3D printing over traditional fabrication methods.
        • 7 Apr 2019
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      • Innodesign from Monochrome to Photorealism - EN PolyJet Case Study
        • 7 Apr 2019
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      • CAD Complex Designs Fast - EN FDM Case Study
        • 11 Apr 2019
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        • 2.03 MB pdf
      • CAD Complex Designs Fast - JP FDM Case Study
        • 11 Apr 2019
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        • 205.72 KB pdf
      • CAD Complex Designs Fast - CN FDM Case Study
        • 11 Apr 2019
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        • 998.69 KB pdf
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      eBooks
      • E-book MakerBot in the Classroom
        • 19 Dec 2018
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      • EBook - 3D Printing Labs
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Stratasys J750 eBook - Design with Brilliance
        • 19 Dec 2018
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      • eBook - Optimize Production for Agile Manufacturing
        • 26 Dec 2018
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        • 2.16 MB pdf
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      Education Modules
      • Education Module Landforms
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Education Module Solar Car
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Education Module Shapes
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Education Module Headphones
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Education Module Creature
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Education Module Sound waves
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Education Module Ear Bud Holder
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Education Module Designers Toolkit
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      Guides
      • How-To Guide - CAD to 3DP
        • 18 Nov 2018
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      • Application Guide - Wind Tunnel Testing EN
        • 13 Dec 2018
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        • 160.5 KB pdf
      • How-To Guide - DICOM to STL
        • 19 Dec 2018
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        • 1.52 MB pdf
      • Education Resources for 3D Printing - A Guide for Educators
        • 19 Dec 2018
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      • Application Guide - Bead Blasting for Surface Smoothing EN
        • 13 Dec 2018
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        • 94.27 KB pdf
      • Design Guide - FDM for Composite Tooling 2.0
        • 19 Dec 2018
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      • Design Guide - PolyJet Investment Casting
        • 19 Dec 2018
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      • CAD to Objet Studio Connex Technology
        • 19 Nov 2018
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        • 7.54 MB pdf
      • Application Guide - Alternate Support Methods for Build Optimization EN
        • 23 Dec 2018
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        • 125.61 KB pdf
      • Material Selection Guide - Manufacturing Aids EN
        • 7 Jan 2019
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      • Best Practices - File Preparation for 3D Printing with FDM and PolyJetDOC-08545 Rev. C
        • 29 Jan 2019
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        • 4 MB pdf
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      Presentations
      • Education Module Landforms
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Education Module Solar Car
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Education Module Shapes
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Education Module Headphones
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Education Module Creature
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Education Module Sound waves
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Education Module Ear Bud Holder
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      • Education Module Designers Toolkit
        • 25 Nov 2018
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      Training
      • GCP Printing Textures Color Sample - Application Engineer Training
        • 19 Dec 2018
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      • Glossary of Color TermsDOC-01787 Rev. B
        • 26 Dec 2018
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        • 366.43 KB pdf

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