A 3D object needs three axes to be represented within the 3D printing space and to be printed. Here, we explain the 3D printer axis system, how it works, and what aids its movement.
Your 3D print is not immune to the law of gravity and requires support structures for overhangs beyond 45°. Learn how to master 3D printing overhangs.
Retraction is an easy and powerful way to reduce stringing and oozing in your 3D prints. Find out how to tune the Cura retraction settings for clean, string-free models.
3D printers should be calibrated for maximum accuracy and precision. Check out the best calibration cubes and learn how to use them to get the most out of your 3D printer.
As 3D printing technology becomes more affordable, its use in developing 3D printed orthopedic casts becomes a more advantageous approach to treating bone fractures.
An open source philosophy is fairly common in the 3D printing space, and some enthusiasts consider it a must-have on their machines. Here are some of the best open source 3D printers, followed by a quick glance at their evolution.
Fusion 360 is one of the best CAD tools on the market for 3D printing. Many are often intimidated by its learning curve -- but never fear! This tutorial will take you through the very basics, step by step.
Let's take a look at the extrusion multiplier in Cura, called flow rate. What is it? And how can you adjust it to fix certain print issues? All aboard the train to better prints!
In our Formlabs Form 2 review, we evaluate the leading SLA 3D printer on the market. Truly, a premium machine that delivers stunning results.
Apart from material extrusion 3D printers, there are also 3D printers based on Vat polymerization technologies such as SLA and DLP. In this article, we'll take a closer look at DLP 3D printers and discuss their benefits and limitations in comparison to SLA machines.
Countless problems emerge while 3D printing. Elephant's foot may not be as well known as others, but it can be a huge issue for functional or multi-part prints. Let's look at what causes it and how to fix it.
Looking for a laser marking machine? Check out our 2019 buyer's guide to the 10 best laser marking systems. Includes an overview of the different technologies.
With a huge build volume of 500x500x500mm, the Creality CR-10 S5 is the biggest member of Creality's CR-10 3D printer family. Let's review its specs.
Did you know that the vast majority of desktop 3D printers can be converted into laser cutters? It's a lot easier than you may think. Check out this quick guide on getting started with laser cutting and get 35% off your Endurance laser order.
Want to give your Boosted Board a treat? Here’s selection of the best Boosted Board accessories to buy or 3D print.
As discoveries around graphene applications abound, many are wondering if it can be scaled to 3D. This could have revolutionary effects, but it begs the question, have scientists been successful in graphene 3D printing? Find out!
In the past few years, the jewelry industry has been transformed with the introduction of 3D printers, which are capable of producing easily-castable, high detail parts. Let's take a look at some of the most popular 3D printers for jewelry.