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FDM vs SLA – 3D Printing Technologies Compared

FDM vs SLA: All3DP compares these competing 3D printing technologies, explains the advantages and disadvantages of these technologies and which one to use for which purpose.

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4D Printing – All You Need to Know in 2018

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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2018 3D Printing Materials Guide – All You Need to Know

Check out our 2018 3D printing materials guide to learn about all materials used for home and industrial 3D printing today.

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35 Greatest 3D Printed Houses & Structures

Would you like to live in a 3D printed house? Here are the 35 greatest 3D printed houses and structures in the world.

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Aluminum 3D Printer – How to Get Aluminum Parts 3D Printed

If you're interested in printing in aluminum, you can either use a 3D printing service or, if you have the cash, buy an aluminum 3D printer. Read on to find out more!

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How To Make A 3D Printed Architecture Model

3D printing architecture models offer a lot of advantages - but you do have to consider some things first. Here‘s what you need to know.

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Concrete 3D Printing – How it Works & The Applications

Concrete 3D printing is the shiny new tool in the toolbox of architects and construction companies. It offers a quick and cost-efficient way of building homes. Here's an introduction explaining how concrete 3D printing works, different concrete 3D printing applications, and what the benefits and limitations are.

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3D Printed Circuit Boards: First PCB 3D Printers Available Soon

For makers, 3D printed circuits are no longer a dream. The first 3D printers which can handle DIY PCB printing will become commercially available soon.

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Nylon 3D Printing – How To Get Nylon 3D Printed

Nylon 3D printing is both popular and well-suited to 3D printing functional parts. Its superior properties over PLA and ABS make it a great 3D printing material. Continue reading to find out more about 3D printing nylon.

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Gold 3D Printing – How To Get Gold 3D Prints

Ever wondered whether you can 3D print gold? It's more common than you think, especially with printing services available to bridge the gap between industry machines and the average consumer. Here's how gold 3D printing works, and how you can get your hands on a golden print of your own.

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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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Fiber-Reinforced Nylon as Strong as Aluminium

3D Hubs is the first 3D printing service to offer fiber-reinforced nylon, which makes printed objects even stronger than aluminum!

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What kind of materials can I use in 3D printing?

There is a myriad of materials you can use in 3D printing. Most desktop 3D printers, however, are limited to various plastics.

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5 Reasons Why ABS Needs To Go Away

ABS was great, but we really need to move on, says Miles Scott. There are materials less poisonous, easier to print, and environmentally friendly.

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Warp: Finally, There’s a Way To Measure it

The control of the warp is an everlasting problem of the 3D printing scene. But at least we now can measure and classify it. Here’s how to do it.