It is required to shut down your PolyJet machine if it will not be used for a week or more to prevent clogging of the printer heads. Otherwise, the printer can remain on, in Idle mode. Unlike a PolyJet machine, shutting down an FDM 3D printer is not necessary when it will not be used for an extended period of time; however, it is an easy 3-step process that takes just a few minutes and is a great way to conserve energy.
Many different industries are evolving with the addition of virtual reality. One key one is education. Virtual reality helps reduce costs of material. Many times it take up less of an area, and students are able to get more hands-on training, faster, in a safe environment. We offer a wide range of training products, from welding, spraying to heavy equipment operating.
Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, has joined SME's Bright Minds as a program partner for three industry events to help develop and enhance future careers in additive manufacturing. The first event is May 13 at EASTEC in West Springfield, Massachusetts, followed by RAPID and SOUTH-TEC.