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Introducing Three New Formlabs Resins

June 30, 2020

Introducing Three New Formlabs Resins

Formlabs is expanding their offerings for engineers and healthcare with three new resins. 

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BASF Ultrafuse 316L - Workflow
3D Printing Metal Parts: Methods and Cost

June 11, 2020

3D Printing Metal Parts: Methods and Cost

This educational post will summarize the different options and manufacturing methods available for metal 3D printing. We'll cover the in-house and outsourcing costs and why BASF's Ultrafuse 316L is the best way to enter the metal 3D printing space. 

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3D Printing Tip #3 - Troubleshooting Under Extrusion

May 26, 2020

3D Printing Tip #3 - Troubleshooting Under Extrusion

The 3D printing tip series features different "hacks" you can use to get better 3D prints! Each tip showcases a common problem that comes with 3D printing and offers quick and easy solutions for you to get an edge. Today we're troubleshooting under extrusion.

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Einscan Pro 2X vs Pro 2X Plus

May 13, 2020

Einscan Pro 2X vs Pro 2X Plus

So you've been looking at 3D scanner and stumbled open the Einscan Pro 2X, and the older wiser sibling the Pro 2X Plus. We get tons of questions about the difference between them, and that's what this post will precisely address. 

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Curbside Pickup Now Available

April 27, 2020

Curbside Pickup Now Available

In an effort to continue to provide the best service for our customers through this uncertain time, we have set up a curbside pickup. This allows you to locally pickup at our Mississauga and Vancouver locations while maintaining safe social distancing.

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COVID-19 Face Shield Update V2.5 (April 9th, 2020)

April 09, 2020

COVID-19 Face Shield Update V2.5 (April 9th, 2020)

We've been getting our first batches from the community and some of them are really good and some need some improvement. 

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Shop3D.ca Response to Covid-19 (Updated Monthly)

April 02, 2020

Shop3D.ca Response to Covid-19 (Updated Monthly)

As such, the following services will not be disrupted:

  • There will be no disruption to orders on our webshop and we will ship everyday with 2pm cutoff without disruption
  • Remote Skype meetings & Trainings, Phone, Webchat and Email communication is all being attended full time.
  • Both stores will be fully staffed and accessible via the methods above

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COVID-19 Face Shield Update V2.2 (March 30th, 2020)

How to print the COVID19 face shield

March 27, 2020

How to print the COVID19 face shield

Our version of the face shield is tool-free and is made out of 4 parts. TPU filament, top holder, bottom holder, and a PETG sheet. The assembly can be done by anyone in under 1 minute. The PETG sheet can be removed to be wiped clean using a virus wipe and inserted into a new or sanitized holder. 

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3 Things you need to know about 3D printing medical equipment

March 26, 2020

3 Things you need to know about 3D printing medical equipment

If you do have to use something like this mask then use materials the are inherently "germaphobic": 

CPE, PET, rPET, PETG, and PP would fall under this category. Notice that all the above points still apply to these materials when 3D printed! 

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Initiatives and Community Support on Covid-19 from Shop3D.ca

March 23, 2020

Initiatives and Community Support on Covid-19 from Shop3D.ca

We believe the long term solution isn't trying to print end use medical parts, it's to help manufacturers retool as quickly as possible to mass produce medical equipment.  Any manufacturer can reach out to Shop3D for printing, prototyping and design support to support this initiative.

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