3d print smoothing

Comparing Surface Finish and Post-Processing Methods for SLM 3D Printed Parts

It’s not easy to produce parts that contain internal cooling channels using traditional manufacturing methods, which makes 3D printing an attractive option for easy, precise integration of these channels –…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 28, 2018

We’re talking about business, cool products, and events in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a how-to video on smoothing your 3D prints and a student competition project. Nano…

New Technique Creates Smoother 3D Printed Optical Components

3D printed objects don’t come off the print bed perfectly smooth; on the contrary, many 3D printing technologies leave a decent amount of surface roughness, which is unacceptable for applications…

3D Print Smoothing Made Easy with New 3D-CMF Process from Waseda University

I admit that I actually kind of love print lines. I think it’s really neat to be able to see the grooves that indicate where each layer of filament was…

Full Circle Labs is Crowdfunding Investors for their Successfully Kickstarted Retouch3D

Of all of the unspoken truths about 3D printing that the industry doesn’t often talk about is the reality that FDM 3D prints are rarely, if ever, perfect. Not only…

Get 3D Printed Parts That Look Like Injection Molded Parts with Polymaker’s PolySmooth and the Polysher

While 3D printing has come a long way in the last decade, the one thing that the technology just hasn’t been able to beat is the striation marks left behind…