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Emmett Grames

Emmett Grames is a member of All3DP’s Content Academy and contributing writer for All3DP.com.

Emmett is a student and hobbyist, currently pursuing a degree and career in Mechanical Engineering. He has been 3D printing for about 5 years and, among other things, is passionate about drones, robots, and DIY projects. There are very few days when Emmett does not have at least one printer running, creating new parts to fuel his hobbies. In his spare time, Emmett likes to design, build, and document new projects for Arduino and 3D printing, in addition to writing articles for All3DP.

By Emmett Grames

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Oct 16, 2019
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Printing for Pros
MatterHackers Pro PETG Filament Review

Looking for an easy, professional alternative to ABS for your prints? Today, we're testing a spool of MatterHackers Pro PETG. Let's see how well it really performs!

Oct 13, 2019
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X-treme Materials
MatterHackers NylonX Filament Review

Looking for a filament to use in your engineering projects? MatterHackers' NylonX may be for you. Follow along as we test a spool out!

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Oct 11, 2019
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FDM 3D Printing: Simply Explained

FDM 3D printers are the most common hobby machines of today, but what exactly does FDM 3D printing mean, and how does it work? Keep reading to find out!

Oct 6, 2019
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Straight to the Core
CoreXY 3D Printer: All You Need to Know

The CoreXY 3D printer design offers advantages over other 3D printer designs, but there are also downsides. Let's take a closer look at them.

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Sep 13, 2019
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3D Printer Fan – Do I Really Need One?

3D printer fans: You know they're there, but you might not know why. In this quick, simple guide, we'll explain each kind of 3D printer fan and what it's used for in our beloved machines.

Aug 28, 2019
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ABS-olutely Amazing!
MatterHackers Build Series ABS Filament Review

Printing with budget ABS seems like a bad idea, especially given it's fickle nature. So it's a good thing MatterHackers offers a quality ABS for a reasonable price. Does it hold up to their claims? Let's find out!

Aug 6, 2019
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Good Price, Great Quality
MatterHackers Build Series PETG Filament Review

Looking for something better than PLA without the problems presented by ABS? MatterHackers has a material for you, and it's competitively priced, too! Let's test out the MH Build Series PETG!

Jul 18, 2019
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Low Price, High Quality
Matterhackers MH Build Series PLA 3D Printer Filament Review

With many budget filament options lacking in quality, MatterHackers Build Series PLA seems like a good choice for the majority of 3D printer users. The question is, how good is it really? Let's find out!

Jul 18, 2019
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From Counting Cents to Buying Big
3D Printer Price: How Much Does a 3D Printer Cost in 2019?

How much does a 3D printer cost? Check out our overview to 3D printer price ranges, covering everything from beginner to industrial 3D printers.

Jun 3, 2019
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2019 Hatchbox ABS 3D Printer Filament Review

Looking for higher durability and more thermal resistance? ABS might be the material for you. Check out our review of Hatchbox ABS, a popular budget-friendly option.

May 27, 2019
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Printing... Plywood?
2019 Hatchbox Wood 3D Printer Filament Review

Many people are intrigued by so-called "exotic" wood-infused PLA blends. Let's try Hatchbox's version, which comes at their typical low price point!

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May 11, 2019
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Advantages & Disadvantages of 3D Printing in 2019

What are the advantages of 3D printing? And the disadvantages? Check out our digest, in which we compare 3D printing to traditional manufacturing processes.

May 10, 2019
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Hatching Something New
2019 Hatchbox PLA 3D Printer Filament Review

Hatchbox offers a large variety of filaments at a decent price, marketed to hobbyists looking for good quality materials on a budget. Is it worth the investment? We've got a reel of Hatchbox PLA to test, so let's find out!

Apr 11, 2019
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Basic Budgeting
2019 AmazonBasics PETG 3D Printer Filament Review

So you're thinking about trying out some AmazonBasics PETG filament? We don't blame you, the prices are close to unbeatable, but does this material really stand up to Amazon's claims? Find out!

Apr 11, 2019
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Drones for Kids – 5 Best Flying Machines for Children in 2019

Looking to get into flying with your kids? Considering buying a drone for a young person you know? Check out this list of the best drones for kids, specially selected based on several criteria!

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