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Best OctoPrint Alternatives in 2021

OctoPrint isn't the only option out there for 3D printer control and monitoring. Read on for our list of the best OctoPrint alternatives!

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PETG/PLA Recycling: How to Recycle 3D Printer Waste

Finding yourself with a mountain of 3D printer waste? Reduce waste by learning about the recyclability of common 3D printer plastics like PLA and PETG.

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Best Creality Ender 6 Upgrades & Mods

The Ender 6 is a powerful printer with lots of great features, but it can still be better. Read on to see the best Creality Ender 6 upgrades!

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STL to STEP: How to Convert STL Files to STEP

Still confused about how to convert STL to STEP? You're in luck. Check out these two straightforward ways to make the conversion!

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Ender 3 (Pro/V2) Dimensions: How Big Are the Printers?

Dimensions and sizes can be very confusing, even on the popular Ender 3s. Keep reading to find out what secrets the Ender 3 dimensions hold.

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How to 3D Print Joints – Simply Explained

3D printed joints may seem intimidating, but they don't need to be hard. Learn how to 3D print joints with this simple guide!

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Xref in AutoCAD: What Is It & How Do I Use One?

With an xref, AutoCAD allows you to reference another drawing in your current one. Read on to learn more about xrefs and how to use them!

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G-code Converter: How to Convert to and from G-code

G-code is a vital part of the 3D printing workflow. Learn how to convert to and from this key format using a G-code converter or a slicer!

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SuperSlicer: Get Started with this Open-Source 3D Slicer

SuperSlicer is a remixed version of PrusaSlicer, with more adjustable and community-inspired settings. Read on to learn what it has to offer!

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Top 3 Sites for 3D Printed Car Parts

As 3D printers become more advanced, end-use parts become more viable, even on cars. Check out these top 3 sites for 3D printed car parts!

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Cura: Pause at Height – Simply Explained

With Cura, filament change operations and mid-print insertions are easy. Find out how to use Cura's pause at height feature!

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Anycubic i3 Mega Firmware Update: How to Upgrade

The Mega is a popular budget 3D printer, but it can be improved. Learn all about the Anycubic i3 Mega firmware and how to update it!

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Acetone 3D Print Smoothing: 6 Easy Steps

Normally, FDM 3D prints show layer lines. Learn about acetone 3D print smoothing and create a totally smooth surface finish in just 6 easy steps.

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STEP to STL: How to Convert STEP Files to STL

CAD lets you construct complex 3D models that can later be 3D printed. Find out how to bring these models to life by converting STEP to STL.

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3D Printing Post-Processing for FDM: 10 Easy Ways

Post-Processing can make your work look better, improve strength, and more. Learn 10 easy ways to post-process your 3D prints.

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SVG to STL: How to Convert SVG Files to STL

Add some weight to your SVG files by making 3D printable STLs. Follow this simple tutorial to add a 3rd dimension to your art by converting SVG to STL.

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Klipper (3D Printer Firmware): What Is It & How to Use It?

Klipper firmware is a unique setup that uses a Raspberry Pi to assist your 3D printer's mainboard. Read on to learn more about its benefits!

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3ds Max to Blender: How to Import a 3ds Max Model

Converting projects from 3ds Max to Blender is a great way to expand your tool set. Follow along as we make the conversion!

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3D Printer Axis: The Basics – Simply Explained

A 3D printer must move in three-dimensional space to create 3D objects. Read on to learn all about how 3D printer axis systems work.

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Blender: Reduce Polygons – Simply Explained

An undesirable level of complexity usually means too many polygons. In this article, we show you how to reduce polygons in Blender.

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