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Franz Grieser

Franz Grieser has been working as a freelance journalist/editor and book author for 30 years; his works have been published by German, American and British publishing houses. He is an expert in IT, printing technology, new media and 3D printing.

By Franz Grieser

Nov 21, 2016
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Tiko 3D Printer: Frequently Asked Questions

UPDATED: Here are the most pressing questions customers have regarding the Tiko 3D printer. All3DP compiled the answers from the Kickstarter thread and from manufacturer updates.

Feb 2, 2016
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3D Slash Review: 3D Modeling Made Super Easy

3D Slash proves that 3D modeling doesn't need to be rocket science. It can be fun, and productive. Version 2.0 is even easier to use. For more details, read this 3D Slash review.

Jan 26, 2016
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3D Printing Speed: How Fast Can 3D Printers Go?

What's the fastest 3D printing speed? And what impact does the 3D printer's speed have on the duration of the print process?

Dec 29, 2015
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What Resolution Can 3D Printers Print?

When we talk about 3D printer resolution, we have to take all 3 dimensions into consideration: resolution along the X and Y axis, and resolution along the Z axis.

Dec 26, 2015
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3D Modeling Skills: Learn with Free Tutorials

You'll need time, practice, and a bit of trial and error to develop your 3D modeling skills. Here are some free resources to get started.

Dec 24, 2015
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First Steps With Your New 3D Printer

Got a new 3D printer? This article guides you through the first steps and provides you with a lot of ideas and free 3D models you can print.

Dec 23, 2015
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7 Basic 3D Printing Tools to Get Started

You plan to do some 3D printing sessions? You will need some tools you may not have thought of. Make sure to get these basic 3D printing tools.

Dec 8, 2015
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3D Printers That Makers Want in 2016

Which are the most wanted 3D printers in 2016? That's the question 3D Hubs asked its members, some of the most dedicated 3D printer users in the world.

Dec 1, 2015
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3D Slash Gets Text and Logo Modes

3D Slash adds two new modes that allow you to create 3D text and 3D logos in a few seconds: Just type the text or import an image file - 3D Slash does the rest.

Nov 7, 2015
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How to 3D Print Your Logo Using 3D Slash

In this workshop you will learn how to use 3D Slash to turn a 2D logo into a three-dimensional model for 3D printing.

Nov 6, 2015
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3D Printing Quality Issues: 10 Tricks To Avoid Them

Whether you're new to 3D printing or a seasoned user: These 10 tricks will help you avoid 3D printing quality issues and get better results.

Oct 30, 2015
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Simplify3D Review: The Best Slicer for 3D Printing

What does it do? Is it the best slicer for 3D printing? How does it compare to Cura? This Simplify3D review will give you the answers.

Oct 18, 2015
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How does 3D printing work?

Everybody has heard about 3D printing. But what is? And how does it work? All3DP gives a short overview over the various 3D printing methods.

Aug 19, 2015
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Shapeways & Alternative 3D Printing Services Compared

What can you expect if you have a 3D model printed by services like Shapeways? 3D printing services compared for quality, price and speed.

Aug 5, 2015
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Selling 3D Printed Items on Amazon: a Step by Step Guide

Learn all about selling 3D printed items on Amazon, plus tips and tricks to ensure that your custom designs will sell like hot cakes.