See What’s New in Bluebeam Revu 2017

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Wed, Mar 15, 2017 @ 10:15 AM

As you know, over 1 million AEC professionals rely on Bluebeam Revu software for editing PDF files, markups, and collaboration. It truly is an impressive tool that has taken many AEC workflows more digital. And now, it is even better than ever. That is because Bluebeam, Inc, just released the highly-anticipated Bluebeam Revu 2017 version that is packed with some incredible new features that you have to check out.

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Overview of Bluebeam PDF Software

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Thu, Feb 16, 2017 @ 08:58 AM

The following video takes you through a comprehensive overview of Bluebeam Revu software. This recorded webinar starts with the basic navigation of the user interface. You’ll see just how intuitive the software is, even for inexperienced users. Gain insight on how to quickly find files and “pin” your favorites for immediate retrieval and much more.

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New Formlabs Matte Grey SLA Resin

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Wed, Jan 25, 2017 @ 09:43 AM

Formlabs certainly kicked off 2017 with a bang. Did you hear about their announcement of a new Grey Resin with a matte, opaque finish for the Form 2 3D Printer? Besides offering a different look and feel, the new Grey Resin formulation offers the highest surface detail of any Formlabs material to date. This new resin really produces some of the best-looking parts possible from a desktop SLA printer.

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Bluebeam Revu - Revu Basics 101 Webinar

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 @ 09:03 AM

Do More with Your PDF Documents



Have you heard about Bluebeam Revu software and are you curious about how it can benefit you?

Here's your chance to get a overview and learn how to take your PDF files to the next level with PDF creation, markup, editing and collaboration capabilities.

Join us for a FREE Bluebeam Revu Webinar

  • Thursday, February 9th 2017
  • 9AM CST
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Use Your Drone with Camera for Stunning Aerials and Maps

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Thu, Jan 12, 2017 @ 08:08 AM

Drones, also known as UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles), have become a staple fixture in our society. The military certainly has relied on these small, remotely piloted aircraft for operations in the Middle East, but their potential is so much more than that. You can easily spot consumer models at big-box retailers and companies like Amazon are experimenting with drone-based deliveries. But, the most promising aspect of these UAVs lies in the enhanced capabilities of drones with cameras for commercial use. They provide companies of all sizes the ability to gather 3D data and capture incredible images. Then, users can send the images to a wide-format printer to make maps or aerial photos. Having the power to print and share drone images is giving companies who invest in this technology a massive advantage over their peers.

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3D Print Jewelry – Kat Kramer Adair

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Mon, Jan 09, 2017 @ 01:08 PM

A fascinating aspect of 3D printing this that is touches such a wide range of industries. Outside of the obvious engineering and testing realm, there is a growing influence in the design arts. One segment of this vertical is the custom jewelry market. Learn how TAVCO client Kat (Kramer) Adair has benefited from incorporating a Formlabs Form 2 3D printer into her custom jewelry business to 3D print jewelry.

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Our Top 4 Wide Format Article Posts of 2016

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Thu, Dec 22, 2016 @ 09:48 AM

As we wrap up 2016, it is good to look back and see what activities had the most impact for our customers and readers. After all, we work hard to publish relevant and useful information for people interested in wide format and 3D printing technologies. So, here are the top 4 most popular wide format blog posts for 2016.


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Insights about Leasing Plotters and Wide Printers

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Tue, Dec 13, 2016 @ 06:44 AM

In many years of selling wide-format products, I can honestly say that equipment leases tend to confuse people more than anything. First of all, there is a ton of information to process with the new technologies themselves, such as Océ CrystalPoint Technology. Likewise, some buyers tend to freak out when it comes to product acquisition in general. Admittedly the topic of office equipment leasing can be daunting, but if you understand some leasing basics, you might just see how it can empower you to leverage the best wide-format plotter or scanner technology you can get without a huge cash outlay.

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SLA Resin Choices from Formlabs

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Wed, Nov 30, 2016 @ 07:45 AM

3D Printing is ever expanding! Just look how common the technology has become across a vast array of industries. You can find it in product design, engineering, game creation, jewelry, etc. As new manufacturers have entered the scene, the introduction of new, innovative systems has made an impact, but, the most compelling advancements are occurring with the 3D print materials, such as filament, metals, or Resins. Just look at the new SLA Resin goodies that Formlabs has announced for their best-selling Form printer series.

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Advantages of the Oce PlotWave 550 vs the Kip 7970 Wide-Format Printer

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Wed, Nov 09, 2016 @ 09:35 AM

Recently, Canon Solutions America announced the launch of the Oce PlotWave 550 as the successor to their popular PlotWave 500 system. Like, its predecessor, the PlotWave 500 is a magnificent mid-volume, wide-format printer capable of printing 25,000 square feet per month. Also, it is fast! The PlotWave is capable of printing 10 D-size monochrome sheets per minute and can be configured as a 2 roll or 4 roll system. Likewise, it continues to use Océ Radiant Fusion technology, placing it as one of the most energy efficient units on the market. So, let’s see how it compares to another popular mid-volume competitor, the Kip 7970.

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