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3D Printing vs Injection Molding – Know the Differences

3D printing and injection molding may be vastly different processes, but both hold valuable places in manufacturing. Learn more in this handy guide!

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What Is PLA? – 3D Printing Materials Simply Explained

PLA is by far the most popular FDM 3D printing material. Get down to business with this quick rundown of its ideal print settings and applications.

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How to 3D Scan with Skanect

You can make 3D scans quickly, easily, and affordably with Skanect. Read on to learn more about the software!

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Best Sites for Low-Poly 3D Models

Low-poly 3D models are hugely popular with 3D printing hobbyists. Here's a list of the best sites to find low-poly 3D printables.

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r/3Dprinting: Reddit & Other Places to Discuss 3D Printing

Reddit (e.g. r/3Dprinting) and other forums are key to getting quick 3D printer assistance. Read on to find a few places for 3D printer help!

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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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Raspberry Pi Types – Compare the Different Models

The recent popularity in single-board computers is almost exclusively due to the now ubiquitous Raspberry Pi. Learn all about the various Raspberry Pi types.

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OpenSCAD Tutorial for Advanced Users – Modules & Functions

OpenSCAD is a open-source software for 3D modeling and is perfect for making precise and parametric models with just a few lines of code. In this OpenSCAD tutorial, we'll be discussing two features of OpenSCAD that let its best qualities shine through: Modules and Functions!

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How to 3D Print Rubber-Like Materials

3D printing isn't just limited to hard plastics -- from phone cases to adorable octopuses, rubber-like filaments open up a whole new world of printable ideas. But how do you print with flexible filament? Here are some tips and tricks.

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What is Polypropylene (PP)? – All You Need to Know

Polypropylene (PP) is the second-most commonly used plastic in the industry. Learn more about its properties, benefits, drawbacks, and applications.

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What Is 4D Printing? – All You Need to Know

What is 4D printing? How does a 4D printer work? Read our essential guide to learn more about this amazing technology.

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CNC Plasma Cutting – The Basics

If you're thinking of getting into the world of CNC plasma cutting, there are a few things you need to consider first. This basic guide will take you through what CNC plasma cutting is and how it works.

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Liquid 3D Printer and 3D Printer Ink – What is it?

In contrast to an FDM 3D printer, which extrudes melted plastic through a heated nozzle, a liquid 3D printer uses a UV light to solidify photopolymer resin. The result is a much finer resolution, but it comes at a cost. Read this article to find out more!

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Climb vs Conventional Milling: The Differences

Climb milling and conventional milling are two ways to machine a part. Learn the differences between them and when to use each.

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NanoDLP: All You Need to Know in 2021

For the resin printing enthusiasts: Learn all about NanoDLP, the web-based platform that controls and monitors your resin printer!

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Arduino for Beginners: How to Get Started

Here's a simple yet thorough introduction to the world of microcontrollers and Arduino. Find out everything you need to get started.

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Cura Versions: Most Important Editions and Versions

Do you know all the editions and versions of Cura? Explore this overivew of Cura versions, which identifies the differences and features of each one.

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3D Pen Tutorial: 3D Sketch and Create Free 3D Pen Stencils

Learn how to sketch with a 3D pen and to create 3D pen templates in this 3D pen tutorial. Also, transform any 3D files into 3D pen stencils!

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AutoCAD Point Style: All You Need to Know

Points are one of the most main reference tools in AutoCAD. Explore how you can customize AutoCAD point style to fit your workflow and needs.

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Best DXF Online Viewers of 2021

With so many file formats, it's hard to keep track of how to open what! If you got some DXF files, check out these DXF online viewers.

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