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Hironori Kondo

Hironori Kondo is a member of All3DP’s Content Academy and contributing writer for All3DP.com.

Hironori Kondo is a student, athlete, and maker. When he's not in the classroom or the pool, he's almost always by a 3D printer: assembling little projects, configuring software as an intern, or working as an e-NABLE volunteer. He also loves reading and watching movies.

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Aug 8, 2020
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POM/Acetal/Delrin 3D Printing: A Simple Guide

POM, often called Delrin or acetal, is a very popular engineering plastic. Find out how it stacks up when used in 3D printing.

Aug 4, 2020
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Nylon/PA Filament: The Basics & Best Brands

Nylon filament is durable, can survive impacts, and will last even in high temepratures. Get started with this one-stop guide!

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Jul 3, 2020
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2020 Best Sites for 3D Printed Tabletop Stuff

Lovers of tabletop games rejoice! Find miniatures, storage, and even board games on our list of the best sites for 3D printed tabletop stuff.

Jul 3, 2020
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3D Printer Spool Holder: 10 Best Models to 3D Print or Buy

The right 3D printer spool holder can greatly enhance the printing experience. Choose the spool holder with the features that suit you best!

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May 24, 2020
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TL Smoother: Should I Add One to My 3D Printer?

TL smoothers are a popular way of improving print quality. Read on to learn what they are, how they work, and whether you should get one.

May 20, 2020
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TPE Filament: The Basics & Best Brands

If you're not quite clear on TPE filament's rubber-like properties, check out this guide to learn the basics and discover the best brands.

Apr 9, 2020
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How to Prevent Jamming in All-Metal Hot Ends

All-metal hot ends are incredibly popular and versatile, but they're often prone to jamming. Read on to keep your hot ends running smoothly.

Apr 7, 2020
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SLA vs FDM: Is Resin 3D Printing Faster?

Is SLA printing faster than FDM? Print speed has more factors than you might think. Read on to get the full story.

Mar 28, 2020
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How to Dry Filament: PLA, ABS, & Nylon

Moisture from the air can easily ruin your 3D printer filament, meaning it can also ruin your prints! Here's how to dry filament.

Feb 9, 2020
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3D Printing Polypropylene: How to 3D Print with PP

Polypropylene is less commonly used as 3D printer filament, but it does have unique properties. Learn how to master 3D printing with PP!

Jan 30, 2020
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Anycubic i3 Mega Software: 5 Tools You Really Need

The Anycubic i3 Mega is a great 3D printer, but add these 5 software tools, and you can control and produce flawless prints with ease!

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Jan 15, 2020
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Palette 2 Pro: Review the Specs of This Multicolor Device

The Palette 2 Pro from Mosaic Manufacturing promises multi-material printing for single-extruder 3D printers. Let's take a look at what it has to offer.

Jan 13, 2020
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3D Printer Bed Adhesion: How to Make Prints Stick

3D printer bed adhesion is critical to printing success, but it can be tricky. Follow along to learn the secrets to consistent, successful adhesion.

Nov 29, 2019
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3D Printing: Ghosting / Ringing – 3 Easy Fixes

Horrifying surface finish when 3D printing? Ghosting? Ringing? Check out this quick guide for 3 easy fixes to get perfect prints.

Nov 6, 2019
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Asus Tinker Board S Controller Board: Review the Specs

Single-board computers like Asus' Tinker Board S have proven themselves competent computing tools for many. Let's take a look at what the Tinker Board S has to offer.

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