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Additive manufacturing of metal parts is set to revolutionize how many things are made. Selective laser melting (SLM) is one of the premier technologies, but how does it work? That's what this article is all about.
Various types of 3D modeling allow us to design various things, some better than others. Read on to see the best type of 3D modeling for you!
It seems ridiculous that someone without any 3D printing knowledge should, or even could, build a 3D printer entirely from scratch, but I did just that. Here's why, and how.
IdeaMaker is one of many slicing platforms, but what distinguishes it is its sleek compatibility with dual extruder printers and highly customizable print settings. In this tutorial, we go through the basics of slicing with Raise3D's IdeaMaker.
You might never have thought about doing it, but it turns out 3D room scanning can be pretty useful. Learn about 3D room scanners in this detailed guide!
The process sure sounds cool, but you might have caught yourself wondering: What is a laser cutter? Dig into this lengthy guide where break down laser cutting.
The capabilities of SketchUp are quite broad, but it can also be a little overwhelming to know which tools to use. Here we list the most useful and interesting SketchUp tools so you can get the most out of this unique program.
The Glowforge 3D laser cutter is a capable machine, but not without things to make. Check out these engaging Glowforge projects if you're short on ideas!
There are more than eight reasons to use OctoPrint. Learn the benefits of this application and how it can octomize your printing experience.
Blender's shape keys allow you to deform a single object into many new shapes. Since they're integral to animation and prototyping, let's see how they work.
With your 3D printer, you can now expand into the world of making stamps. Stamps can be made for all occasions, and can depict your favorite characters, business logos, or text. The only limitation is your imagination.
Looking to do some CNC milling? Chances are you need CAM. Luckily, there's Fusion 360 CAM. Follow along as we show you how to get started!
Clogged nozzles are painful. Read on to find out what exactly makes 3D printer cleaning filament special, and how to use it!
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.
PLA welding is a great technique to put in your 3D printing tool box. Allowing you to join two 3D printed pieces together or fill in cracks, PLA welding can form strong, durable bonds. How does it work? When should you use it? Read on to learn more.
Need to know about ABS glue and how to make it? Learn about the easiest way to bind your ABS parts.
A knotted filament is annoying because it may cause a nicely running print job to fail in seconds. Here you'll find everything you need to know to solve and prevent this issue.