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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.

Jan 9, 2021
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Feeling Flexible?
TPU Filament: The Basics & Best Brands 2021

TPU filament continues to be popular. Learn the basics and check out our selection of the best TPU filament brands.

Sep 9, 2020
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FDM 3D Printing – Simply Explained

What exactly is FDM 3D printing? We simply explain how it works as well as cover the advantages and disadvantages.

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Sep 8, 2020
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From Counting Cents to Buying Big
3D Printer Price: How Much Does a 3D Printer Cost?

How much does a 3D printer cost in 2020? Check out our overview to 3D printer price ranges, covering everything from beginner to industrial 3D printers.

Mar 27, 2020
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3D Printed Plane – 15 Great Curated Models to 3D Print

Are you an aviation enthusiast looking for the best model plane to add to your collection? Or maybe you're a hobbyist and you want to 3D print your own custom R/C plane? Either way, this is the list for you!

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Mar 22, 2020
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Replicated Reptilians
3D Printed Dragon – 10 Best Curated Models

Need a fire-breathing behemoth for your tabletop wargame? Check out the mightiest serpents to be found, all of which you can hatch right out of your 3D printer!

Jan 12, 2020
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A Call To Arms
10 Best DIY / 3D Printed Robot Arms

In the last two decades, robot arms have migrated from industrial tools to household tools, toys, and DIY projects. Here we list a few of the best robot arms that you can buy or 3D print to extend your workshop or just use for fun!

Jan 12, 2020
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3D Prints Are Like Onions
3D Printing Layer Height: How Much Does It Matter?

3D printing layer height is a simple setting. This little factor has a lot to do not only with print speed, but also detail. Keep reading to find out more!

Oct 21, 2019
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Pro-per PLA
MatterHackers Pro PLA Filament Review

Looking for a hassle-free material to suit your printing needs? MatterHackers has you covered with their Pro line of filaments. Follow along as we test out their PRO line PLA and see how it performs!

Oct 16, 2019
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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 6, 2019
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Straight to the Core
CoreXY 3D Printer: Why It Makes a Difference

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.

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.

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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!

May 11, 2019
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To Print, or Not To Print?
Advantages & Disadvantages of 3D Printing

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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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!

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