Ask a 3D Printing Expert: Can Stratasys F123 Series build trays be reused?
Stratasys F123 Series build trays can be reused; however, how many times you reuse them will depend on your level of comfort. For the lowest risk, make sure your build prints on an unused section of the tray. The support material will leave a slight white stain, and the system’s screen will display a shadow […]
February 2, 2023: 3D Printing Happy Hour - Ankeny, IA
Whether you’re new to 3D printing or interested in exploring additional 3D printing technologies, materials, or post-processing solutions, stop by Uptown Garage Brewing Co. in Ankeny, IA on Thursday, February 2 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm for our 3D printing happy hour. Casual environment to chat with a 3D printing expert Learn how […]
Ask a 3D Printing Expert: Can I mix different materials within the same FDM build?
A question I get asked often when installing new FDM systems is, “Can I mix material types within the same build?” The simple answer is no, other than being able to switch between colors of the same material. When a part file is processed into a CMB (coordinate machine binary) file the properties of the […]
January 26, 2023 | How It Works: Automated PolyJet Post-Processing Webinar
Sign up today for a PostProcess webinar and demo of automated 3D post-processing focused on PolyJet support removal. Conducted by one of PostProcess Technologies’ experts broadcasting from their lab, you will get a close-up view of how software, hardware, and chemistry work together for transformative end part results. See the solutions running on the […]
Write-off your entire 3D printer purchase in 2022 with Section 179 Deduction
It’s that time of year when we remind you to take advantage of the Section 179 2022 tax deduction! Prepare your business for 2023 by investing in additive solutions now and write off the entire purchase in 2022! What is Section 179? Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full […]
Things Just Keep Getting Better
We have entered a new reality in 3D printing. A place where virtually all industries recognize, and the vast majority incorporate, 3D printing in some capacity. Novelty is now the norm, and industries have transformed how their products are made. AdvancedTek has been a leader on these fronts as its customers have adopted and evolved […]
Daikin Applied Drives Innovation Using the F770
Daikin Applied Americas adopted additive manufacturing to combat the costs and restrictions associated with conventional machining. See how they use the Stratasys F770 3D printer to save time and money while creating solutions that improve air comfort and quality.
Customer Spotlight: College Students Go From 0 to 60 with FDM 3D Printing
In early 2022, an automotive engineering technology student and Formula SAE Engine Team Leader at Minnesota State University Mankato, contacted AdvancedTek to see if we could assist his team by 3D printing some large parts for their University capstone project. The project required them to build a functional formula-style race car to compete with over […]
FDM 3D Printing Technology: Then and Now
Stratasys – The Leader in 3D Printing for over 30 Years While the 3D printing industry has drastically changed over the years, one technology firmly holds its position at the top, and it’s a technology we’ve sold and supported for over 25 years. In this article, we’ll look at the origin story of FDM (fused […]