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!
Fusion 360 is a highly recommended tool for CAM. Read on to find out how to use Fusion 360 for CNC and other types of manufacturing!
Did you know you can manage your 3D printer over LAN? It's easy to with OctoPrint and a Raspberry Pi 2. Learn how to set up Octoprint.
It's time to address the eternal debate of CO2 vs. fiber lasers. Let's discuss the differences between the two technologies.
3ds Max is a big player in the game and animation world. Learn all about Autodesk's 3ds Max: what it does, who uses it, and if you should!
In the world of 3D printing, what's considered to be IP infringement? What are the legal concerns? What can you do to protect your own IP?
IdeaMaker Textures are a quick and versatile way to apply patterns to 3D prints. Read on for the how, what, and why of this tool!
A base mesh is a great starting point for digital sculpting. Learn all about base meshes and where to get them!
Sculpting is a popular way to create 3D models, with ZBrush being a beloved tool. Check out what ZBrush alternatives are out there!
Metal is a challenging material to cut accurately by hand. Read on to learn how to make laser cutting metal safer, quicker, and easier.
OctoPrint is a great resource for remotely controlling and monitoring any 3D printer. In this article, we are going to show you how to set up use OctoPrint with the budget-friendly ANET A8 3D printer using a Raspberry Pi 3.
GPUs are purpose-built for rendering images. But what does this mean? Let's find out the magic behind the scenes of GPU rendering.
3D printer heated beds can improve the quality of your prints. Read on to learn how they work and how to get the best from them!
Thingiverse's Customizer app allows you to adjust the features and dimensions of compatible models to fit your needs. Read on to learn more!
With a bit acetone, 3D prints get a smooth look. Read on to find out if acetone smoothing affects ABS' strength!
A UV 3D printer uses liquid resin and light to create solid parts. Read on for our rundown of the different types of UV 3D printers.
3D printers and CNC mills use G-code, but do you know what the difference is? Read about the differences between 3D printing and CNC milling.