A stereolithography file, or STL, is a common method of expressing a 3D concept model. Most manufacturing systems, however, require G-code. To this end, you might be wondering how to convert STL to G-code. Find out in the following!
Planet Earth is choking on plastic waste, creating a real need for the 3D printing community to adopt sustainable methods. We tell you how this can be achieved, especially through the use of a 3D printer filament recycler.
Want to protect and customize your smartphone? Here are the best services for customizing 3D printed phone cases.
CoreXY 3D printers offer a number of advantages over other styles of FDM 3D printers, but they are also more of a hassle to get running, and oftentimes more expensive. The question is, is a CoreXY 3D printer worth the trouble and expense? Let's take a closer look at this unique 3D printer style.
What is the best 3D printer file format? Which format should you use? We explain and compare the four most common 3D printing file formats: STL, OBJ, AMF, and 3MF.
The Anycubic Mega-S is an upgraded version of the popular Anycubic i3 Mega, but what features does the new 3D printer offer? Review the specs to find out.
Tevo adds another sub-$200 3D printer to the race: the Tevo Tarantula Pro. Check out our review to find out if is truly a full upgrade, or simply an old machine in flashy new colors.
Converting SLDPRT to STL can be hard if you don't have the right tools. Here's a handy list of tools you can use to convert your files. Choose the one that works for you!
Want to explore the great outdoors in bad weather with your drone? Here is a list of waterproof drones for beginners and professionals.
So you want to buy a 3D printer? Check out our 3D printer buying guide before you go shopping to find out what's the best 3D printer for your needs and your budget.
Looking for 3D printer blueprints to build a RepRap 3D printer from scratch (not from a kit)? Check out the 3 best DIY 3D printer plans to start with.
Retraction is a great way to reduce strings or blobs on the outside of your prints. In this article, we explore what retraction is, why retraction is employed, and how retraction settings are tweaked to produce the perfect print.
Some things just make other things better. Plugins for Ultimaker's Cura are good examples. Check out our top 5 picks.
Layer height is among the most trivial of 3D printer settings, and yet it often plays a huge role in the entire 3D printing process. This little factor has a lot to do not only with print speed, but also detail. Why? Keep reading to find out!
The saying goes, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." Does that apply to the old Anet A8 firmware? Should you "mess" with the new firmware? We say yes, and for good reason.
Want to 3D print an image without CAD knowledge or complicated software? Quickly learn how to convert PNG and JPG to STL with this convenient guide!
Is the new FlashForge Finder model the perfect entry-level 3D printer? Will it be a printer you can grow old with? Check out our review to see if it's the right machine for you.