Get to know the print bed axes--you'll use them for this tip!
This article is geared toward PolyJet 3D printer owners, but it's also a great introduction to thinking about how your 3D printer actually creates parts layer by layer and roughly how long parts take to print.
Focused on Speed
Keep in mind the tips below are focused on maximizing print speed. As you learn more about how PolyJet technology works, there will be times when you need to ignore one or more of these rules, but that will be the exception. We should also note the printer's built-in software, Objet Studio for Objet printers and PolyJet Studio for the new J750, has an automatic placement tool which will apply these various considerations for you.
Be sure to take a look at the axis diagram at the top of this article, then let's begin with understanding how the PolyJet printer head moves!Read More