The HP Jet Fusion 580/380 print in full color so they can be used for marketing or concept models. But, think bigger picture here. Think end-use parts like prosthetic devices, CMM fixtures for inspection, or labeling for unique customization per part.
You see, unlike toner-based, black & white printers that create levels of gray by adjusting the contrast for black ink, the color printers actually print true gray as a color.
When wide format PDFs don’t print correctly, users routinely point to their plotter as the culprit. The problem, however, may involve several elements in the PDF workflow.
HP PageWide XL printing technology could very well be the beginning of the end for traditional toner-based print systems. This article is intended to help design professionals understand why HP’s PageWide process is the most transformative innovation in wide format in 20 years. Feeling the Heat? Traditional, toner-based LED printers must generate high temperatures as
3D Print & Total Cost of Ownership The Evolution to Lower Per Part Cost Author: Kevin Carr – MasterGraphics The recent introductions from both HP and Carbon have not only affected how we can produce functional parts in new print processes but they are also approaching the investment in two very distinct ways. Carbon
Why are machine shops and tooling departments leading the way as early adopters of 3D Printing for prototyping and end use parts? Spoiler alert – they’re drastically reducing costs and boosting their competitive advantage. Such was the case for one company, Turret Lathe Specialists. Watch the video below to see what happened when they implemented Markforged
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Obtaining high quality content to flush out a rendered image is a time consuming and frequently annoying endeavor. There are several aggregators of content but price and content quality varies widely by site and even within a given site. This problem has only compounded with the growing use of game engines and VR as the
Netfabb basic is a free software designed with 3D printing in mind. I use it to check and automatically repair bad STL files before printing. The last thing I want is to have a large build fail half way through, wasting time and print material. It also has the ability to open over 20 different