3D printing tips

Learning Curve Thoughts for a Beginner Interested in 3D Printing

Learning Curve Thoughts for a Beginner Interested in 3D Printing

So, you want to buy a 3D printer? Want to pull the trigger? Make the leap? Get into this wonderful world of 3D printing? Be a part of the fourth industrial revolution sweeping this earth? Wonderful, wonderful I’m sure it will be amazing for you and you will make amazing things. But, um yeah let’s take […]

So, you want to buy a 3D printer? Want to pull the trigger? Make the leap? Get into this wonderful world of 3D printing? Be a part of the fourth industrial revolution sweeping this earth? Wonderful, wonderful I’m sure it will be amazing for you and you will make...
A Four-Step Guide for a Successful 3D Project

A Four-Step Guide for a Successful 3D Project

My first 3D printed project was a little bit disappointing. My new innovation looked rough and weak and the 3D model was not functioning well. Obviously, in 2006 we had fewer options for a 3D printed prototype, but the path was similar to what we have today. Therefore, my first experience was very similar to what I saw over the years with […]

My first 3D printed project was a little bit disappointing. My new innovation looked rough and weak and the 3D model was not functioning well. Obviously, in 2006 we had fewer options for a 3D printed prototype, but the path was similar to what we have today....
Made for Me Offers Tips on SLS 3D Printing with Nylon: Enjoy Greater Durability & Versatility for Complex Models

Made for Me Offers Tips on SLS 3D Printing with Nylon: Enjoy Greater Durability & Versatility for Complex Models

As an artist is to pencils and paints, the 3D printing enthusiast is to materials. And if you’ve become passionate about using this technology, whether at home or for work, then you are probably beginning to branch out beyond ABS and PLA—although hopefully you took away some helpful information from our last major article on […]

As an artist is to pencils and paints, the 3D printing enthusiast is to materials. And if you’ve become passionate about using this technology, whether at home or for work, then you are probably beginning to branch out beyond ABS and PLA—although hopefully you took...
Sculpteo Details How to Maximize Your ROI from 3D Printing Technology

Sculpteo Details How to Maximize Your ROI from 3D Printing Technology

As a writer who is deeply immersed in the 3D printing industry, I constantly find satisfaction in discovering which new companies are utilizing this disruptive and potentially revolutionary manufacturing technology. It’s evident that, for a number of different industries, 3D printing technology has become a key manufacturing strategy. But, in order to truly maximize the benefits […]

As a writer who is deeply immersed in the 3D printing industry, I constantly find satisfaction in discovering which new companies are utilizing this disruptive and potentially revolutionary manufacturing technology. It’s evident that, for a number of...
Getting Those Parts Oriented: Made for Me Releases The Ultimate Guide to ABS 3D Printing

Getting Those Parts Oriented: Made for Me Releases The Ultimate Guide to ABS 3D Printing

These days it’s easy enough to unpack that new 3D printer and set off to work with your starter pack of filament, design files ready to go and models on your mind. Or maybe you are printing from a library or a university lab where all of the supplies are already onsite. Your goal is […]

These days it’s easy enough to unpack that new 3D printer and set off to work with your starter pack of filament, design files ready to go and models on your mind. Or maybe you are printing from a library or a university lab where all of the supplies are already...
Stratasys Releases New Video Offering Tips and Tricks for Using Their FDM Materials

Stratasys Releases New Video Offering Tips and Tricks for Using Their FDM Materials

While metal 3D printing technology is becoming more commonly used in a wide range of industrial applications, it is still a very small segment of the professional 3D printer market. Currently, about 75% of all new 3D printers sold are FDM printers, and quite a few of them are used in business environments. Stratasys’ own […]

While metal 3D printing technology is becoming more commonly used in a wide range of industrial applications, it is still a very small segment of the professional 3D printer market. Currently, about 75% of all new 3D printers sold are FDM printers, and quite a few of...
Sculpteo Unveils Frugal Features to Make 3D Printing Services More Affordable

Sculpteo Unveils Frugal Features to Make 3D Printing Services More Affordable

The France-based 3D printing service bureau Sculpteo certainly has their wits about them when it comes to the latest in 3D printing technology. When they’re not busy unveiling invisible 3D printing material and shedding light on Carbon 3D’s materials, Sculpteo’s blog is sharing an immense amount of information and advice with the 3D printing community. […]

The France-based 3D printing service bureau Sculpteo certainly has their wits about them when it comes to the latest in 3D printing technology. When they’re not busy unveiling invisible 3D printing material and shedding light on Carbon 3D’s materials, Sculpteo’s blog...
AstroPrint Offers the 'Ultimate' Cheat-Sheet Buffet of 3D Printing Tips You'll Want to Save

AstroPrint Offers the 'Ultimate' Cheat-Sheet Buffet of 3D Printing Tips You'll Want to Save

We’re hard pressed today to find someone, anyone, who doesn’t know at least a little bit about how 3D printing is changing the world in so many areas like manufacturing, space travel, and, most impressively—medicine. And yes, sometimes it seems like nearly everything is being 3D printed for one reason or another—from the luxurious to […]

We’re hard pressed today to find someone, anyone, who doesn’t know at least a little bit about how 3D printing is changing the world in so many areas like manufacturing, space travel, and, most impressively—medicine. And yes, sometimes it seems like nearly everything...
Sculpteo Offers Sound Wall Thickness-Related Advice for 3D Printing

Sculpteo Offers Sound Wall Thickness-Related Advice for 3D Printing

I have said it here before and I will say it again: wall thickness is one of the most important things to get right when you are preparing to 3D print a model. Why? If a wall is not thick enough, the print can warp: that’s why in a nutshell. Sculpteo has been on this […]

I have said it here before and I will say it again: wall thickness is one of the most important things to get right when you are preparing to 3D print a model. Why? If a wall is not thick enough, the print can warp: that’s why in a nutshell. Sculpteo has been on...
MatterHackers' Anatomy of a 3D Printer: Keeping all the Parts Straight

MatterHackers' Anatomy of a 3D Printer: Keeping all the Parts Straight

While the results of 3D printing can be magnificent from your desktop practically right out of the box, it’s not exactly difficult to understand how the process works when you open your mind and delve into the subject just a bit—and especially if you are mechanically inclined. This is the genius behind the technology of […]

While the results of 3D printing can be magnificent from your desktop practically right out of the box, it’s not exactly difficult to understand how the process works when you open your mind and delve into the subject just a bit—and especially if you are mechanically...
Pinshape 3D Printing Design Guide: Learn How to Sell Your Models

Pinshape 3D Printing Design Guide: Learn How to Sell Your Models

Sometimes the world of 3D printing still feels a bit like the wild, wild west. The rules are being made up as we go, and it’s still a fairly lawless frontier, as well as one where you, well, sometimes just have no idea how to pull off a particular concept, or no earthly idea why […]

Sometimes the world of 3D printing still feels a bit like the wild, wild west. The rules are being made up as we go, and it’s still a fairly lawless frontier, as well as one where you, well, sometimes just have no idea how to pull off a particular concept, or no...
Polish Up Your 3D Printing Entrepreneurial Spirit with Some Helpful Tips

Polish Up Your 3D Printing Entrepreneurial Spirit with Some Helpful Tips

When marketing and selling your 3D printing services, one thing seems pretty obvious. The public is beginning to catch on to what this technology is all about, but there are still many hurdles to jump when it comes to educating people about the advantages of 3D printing. So let’s review some tips from Toronto’s Matt Belo, […]

When marketing and selling your 3D printing services, one thing seems pretty obvious. The public is beginning to catch on to what this technology is all about, but there are still many hurdles to jump when it comes to educating people about the advantages of 3D...
Thanks, Josh! Check Out These Tips from Authentise for Avoiding Pesky 3D Print Failures

Thanks, Josh! Check Out These Tips from Authentise for Avoiding Pesky 3D Print Failures

An online connection gives us access to so much we did not have years ago. The world is before us from our screens, whether that be a computer, tablet, or smartphone. Allowing us to do, learn, and purchase practically everything we need, our lives can be as streamlined as we wish. When it comes to […]

An online connection gives us access to so much we did not have years ago. The world is before us from our screens, whether that be a computer, tablet, or smartphone. Allowing us to do, learn, and purchase practically everything we need, our lives can be as...
Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our 3DPrint.com.

You have Successfully Subscribed!