FDM & PolyJet Similarities and Distinctions


Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) and PolyJet are distinctly different, yet they have much in common. To help you understand which 3D printing technology best meets your needs, Fred Fischer, director and former applications engineer for Stratasys, will share his insights on FDM and PolyJet. He will cover operations, output qualities and material offerings.

What you will learn:

  • FDM & PolyJet: Which best fits your needs
  • How they compare in:
    • Operations
    • Output qualities
    • Material options
  • Where they are similar
  • Unique characteristics of each

Who should attend:

  • Design Engineers
  • Production Engineers
  • Manufacturing Engineers
  • Machine Shop Supervisors
  • Prototyping Lab Managers
  • Model Shop Employees
  • Anyone investigating their 3D printing options


Fred Fischer, Director of Applications & Materials, Product Management Stratasys

Fred Fischer is director of materials and applications product management at Stratasys, Inc. During his 15-year tenure with Stratasys, he has also served in the roles of marketing manager, product manager, and senior applications engineer. Fischer has contributed to the development of new applications for additive manufacturing and he has led global initiatives on application training and education. Fischer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Stout. He is a frequent speaker at domestic and international events related to prototyping and digital manufacturing.

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