Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS), a leader in polymer 3D printing, announced today the launch of its new GrabCAD Print Pro software, with integrated quality assurance functionality from Riven, a recent Stratasys acquisition. GrabCAD Print software manages the print preparation process for Stratasys 3D printers. The new Pro version is designed for manufacturers who need to efficiently produce end use parts and move to production-scale volumes. It is specifically designed to improve printed-part accuracy, reduce waste, and shorten time to part. The software is expected to be available beginning May 16 for customers using Stratasys printers based on SAF™ and FDM® technologies.
AI-powered quality management for improved part accuracy and workflow.
New plug-in partners AlphaSTAR and Castor provide options for real-time part analysis and streamline integrated workflow
GrabCAD Print Pro software includes all the features of GrabCAD Print standard. However, its advanced capabilities create greater opportunities for large-scale additive manufacturing with better system controls, reduced production time and enhanced workflows. Customers can achieve these benefits through unique features such as:
- Warp Additive Model (WAMTM) automatic warp correction to ensure part accuracy through 3D scanning and warp correction
- Ability to develop standardized manufacturing templates allowing customers to prepare builds quickly and error-free
- Improved per-part cost estimation, with a significant reduction in time estimating multi-customer trays
- Label generation, including unique coding, serialization and placement for SAF
- 3D Array to arrange parts on the Z axis, allowing stacking of parts, to reduce build times and increase throughput
- Integration with qualified best-in-class partner plug-ins
“We are proud to deliver the best-in-class print preparation software package that reflects additive manufacturing’s expanding role on the factory floor,” said Rich Garrity, Chief Industrial Business Officer for Stratasys. “Our customers are increasingly expanding 3D printing implementation beyond prototyping to end-use parts production at scale, where consistent quality and process efficiency are truly essential. This new next-generation software is designed to help them achieve their current and future business goals and allow them to significantly, and rapidly scale up their additive manufacturing capabilities.”
For the first time, GrabCAD Print Pro also features third-party partner plug-ins, with initial plug-in partners to include AlphaSTAR and Castor. AlphaSTAR provides toolpath-driven analysis and quality assessment of print parameters and toolpaths, as well as thermal process simulation to help improve design cycles and produce higher quality parts with less iteration. Castor’s decision-support software automatically analyzes thousands of parts at once to identify the best opportunities for additive manufacturing.
“The integration with GrabCAD Print Pro enables us to offer greater value to our customers,” said Omer Blaier, co-founder, and CEO of Castor. “Through this partnership, we enable more manufacturers to seamlessly incorporate Castor into their design and production platforms, thus identify additive manufacturing opportunities more easily. We’re excited to be part of the innovative Stratasys platform.”
GrabCAD Print Pro is an annual per-user subscription licensed product and will include optional monthly updates with additional features. Multi-user discounts are available. For more information, visit the GrabCAD landing page or Stratasys.com. AlphaSTAR and Castor for more information on their plug-ins.
Stratasys is leading the global shift to additive manufacturing with innovative 3D printing solutions for industries such as aerospace, automotive, consumer products and healthcare. Through smart and connected 3D printers, polymer materials, a software ecosystem, and parts on demand, Stratasys solutions deliver competitive advantages at every stage in the product value chain. The world’s leading organizations turn to Stratasys to transform product design, bring agility to manufacturing and supply chains, and improve patient care.
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Stratasys, GrabCAD, GrabCAD Print, GrabCAD Print Pro, WAM, FDM and SAF are trademarks or registered trademarks of Stratasys Ltd. and/or its affiliates. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners, and Stratasys assumes no responsibility with regard to the selection, performance, or use of these non-Stratasys products.
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