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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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New Formlabs 2000 Resin | The lowdown on Tough and Durable Resin Family

March 19, 2020

New Formlabs 2000 Resin | The lowdown on Tough and Durable Resin Family

The latest resin from Formlabs - Tough 2000. Improving and replacing Tough V5 and opening the door for more applications. See how Tough 2000 could be right for your project.

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Rail Industry Solution: 3D Printing Spare Train Parts

March 13, 2020

Rail Industry Solution: 3D Printing Spare Train Parts

Raise3D interviews a Russian manufacturing company for railway equipment — 2050.AT. See how 3D printing has made their progress efficient and sustainable for their project.

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Launch of Shop3D.ca Select and Website Expansion

March 11, 2020

Launch of Shop3D.ca Select and Website Expansion

We've redone the home page of our website as we formalize our service offerings to better showcase what you can't find on our webshop.  Our incredible showrooms and demos, all our support and service offerings and resources important to you.  This launch will be ongoing as we add more and more helpful resources to our site but never slow you down when you want to order supplies.  

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New Formlabs Resin | Tough 1500 | What you need to know

February 11, 2020

New Formlabs Resin | Tough 1500 | What you need to know

The latest Formlabs resin is called Tough 1500 and is positioned in toughness right between Tough V5 and Durable. Here's a quick comparison of the three.

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Form 3/3B/3L Latest Firmware and PreForm Update Recap

February 05, 2020

Form 3/3B/3L Latest Firmware and PreForm Update Recap

The latest Form 3 firmware and PreForm update enables printing of Elastic, Rigid, and Grey Pro resins. Here's a comparison of the available resins of the Form 2 versus the Form 3/3B/3L. The latest firmware update also includes some speed optimizations. 

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Chocolate Mold Making Workshop | February 7th

January 28, 2020

Chocolate Mold Making Workshop | February 7th

Make a custom sweet treat for your valentine, friends or side hustle with this chocolate mold making workshop!

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eSun Restock & Introducing New Filaments

January 20, 2020

eSun Restock & Introducing New Filaments

We've had a major restock on eSun Filament, and expanded our range of filaments. Here is what is new to our lineup:

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Moving Forward: Innofil3D is now Ultrafuse

January 08, 2020

Moving Forward: Innofil3D is now Ultrafuse

In 2017 Innofil3D was acquired by BASF as part of BASF 3D Printing Solutions. In 2018 the first filaments under the BASF Ultrafuse brand were launched. Now for the next step, to move Forward and let go of the Innofil3D name. 

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Downtown Toronto Popup Changing to Appointment Only

December 17, 2019

Downtown Toronto Popup Changing to Appointment Only

After December 18th, pick-ups will no longer be offered at our Downtown Toronto pop-up location. Consultations are still available Monday-Friday by appointment only.

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