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What Is 3D Prototyping? – Simply Explained

Prototyping a product can be costly and slow, but using 3D prototyping, or rapid prototyping, you can iterate efficiently. Explore this method in the following guide.

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History of 3D Printing – Who Invented the 3D Printer?

We remember Gutenberg as the inventor of movable type and Edison as the inventor of the light bulb. Each made critical advancements, but each had important predecessors as well. And so it was with 3D printing.

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Teacher’s Guide to 3D Printing Classes and Curriculum

Looking for free resources for 3D printing classes? Read our guide to get 3D printing curricula, videos and materials for your classes. 

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What Is Slic3r? – Simply Explained

Slic3r is an influential part of hobby 3D printing and a big player in the pool of slicing programs. Let's take a look at some of its main features and settings!

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Thingiverse Things for Your Anet A8 – 7 Best Addons

If you've built and used an Anet A8 3D printer, you may find some aspects of it are lacking. Don't stop reading now! We present some of the best Anet A8 mods, all of which can be found on Thingiverse!

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Ultimaker 3 Nozzle – How to Replace Worn Parts

Plug and play printers have significant advantages and are easy to handle, but with some drawbacks regarding maintenance. Here we show what you need to know.

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Titanium 3D Printing – How to Get Titanium Parts 3D Printed

Need titanium for that project you are secretly developing in your garage, the one that'll disrupt the aerospace industry? Or perhaps you need a titanium replacement hip or knee and want to take matters into your own hands? In any case, you'll need to know who the Titans of titanium 3D printing are!

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Used 3D Printer for Sale (A Buyer’s Guide)

Spotted a used 3D printer for sale? Read our guide to the benefits and potential pitfalls of buying a second-hand 3D printer.

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9 Important 3D Printing Concepts Everyone Should Know

When learning about additive manufacturing, 3D printing concepts can be easily explained though 3D printed models. Try it for yourself.

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ABS Pro Filament – What Is It?

ABS filament is known for its high tensile strength, but it's prone to certain annoying issues like warping and shrinkage. Discover the solution: ABS pro.

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3D Baby Scan – How to 3D Scan Your Child

Many of us have photos from our days as a baby, but what if we could have something more than just a 2D photo for the next generation? Well now you can with a 3D baby scan.

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3D Printing Design – 5 Tips for Creating the Perfect Model

Designing models for 3D printing doesn't have to be hard. Here are 5 quick tips for you to realize your designs with this revolutionary technology.

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Cheap 3D Print Bed Adhesion Stickers – Are They Any Good?

Getting your prints to stick to your build plate is one of the most important aspects of FDM 3D printing. We decided to test some cheap 3D print bed adhesion stickers that we found online to see if they're worth using.

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3D Slash: How to Add Your Name in 3D to an Object

3D Slash has no text feature, so you need to import an image of the name as a stencil and use that to extrude the letters in 3D.

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What Is a 3D Slicer? – Simply Explained

3D slicers define how a model is built and instruct the 3D printer how it's printed. Learn all about this essential software in 3D printing.

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