DIY 3D Printer from scratch – Bowden vs Direct Drive

Bowden vs Direct Drive setups? Welcome to 3DPrinterChat.com, this article is part of the DIY 3D Printer from scratch. In this topic you will learn what is an extruder, what are the models and how they can affect the printing quality and speed.   One of the first things that come up when we are […]

DIY 3D Printer from scratch – Heated bed

Welcome to 3DPrinterChat.com. This article is part of the DIY 3D Printer from scratch. You will learn a bit more about how the Heated bed works.   What is a heated bed and how it works? The heated bed is a device that should provide a warm surface to the plastic stick. Heated-beds have a huge advantage […]

DIY 3D Printer from scratch – Power Supply

Welcome to 3DPrinterChat.com, this article is part of the DIY 3D Printer from scratch, and we will learn how to choose the best 3D Printer Power Supply.     What are the available kinds of power supply? There are two main kinds of power supply available, we will focus on the Switch-mode because of its efficiency, […]

DIY 3D Printer from scratch – Boards and LCDs

Welcome to 3DPrinterChat.com, this article is part of the DIY 3D Printer from scratch, and we will cover the most used 3D Printer Boards and LCDs, this guide is intended to show what are the best options available on the market.     What is the Controller board? and how it is useful? The controller […]

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The ultimate 3D Printer bed leveling guide

This guide is intended for people having issues with 3D printer bed leveling, that can cause bed adhesion, elephant foot or not even allow to print at all. Why a proper leveling is essential? When your 3D printer bed is not properly leveled prints wont stick well on the bed, and this leaves us the Nº1 […]

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Heated bed too slow to heat? check some possible fixes

Is your heated bed slow to heat to the desired temperature? check some tips to decrease the heating time and make your printer more efficient!   Your bed is taking too long to get to the desired temperature? check some tips to decrease the heating time and make your printer more efficient! Check the PCB […]

Extruder clogged at mid-print? Learn how to save it!

Unfortunately this issue happens more than we could expect, especially with a low quality extruder / filament and also on some special filaments as wood and metallic. So we will approach from two fronts, how to prevent it to happen, and how to save a print if it happens. How to prevent clogging in 3d […]

How to choose a 3D Printer firmware

How to choose a 3D Printer firmware Choosing the best firmware will never be an easy task. We must consider a few things, and this is what todays post is about First of all, what is a 3D Printer firmware and why do I need it? The firmware is not something to be afraid of, it’s simply […]

3D Printers catching fire? Is this true?

Is it true that we have 3d printers on fire? Unfortunately yes, they can be dangerous. take a look on our tips to make sure your printer is safe.   Think of your beloved 3D Printer, it is printing flawlessly trough the night while you sleep.., and then suddenly.. Theres a nice cosy fire!! why […]

How to 3D-print super-fast and have an awesome finishing – CHECK OUT!

In this guide you will learn how to make fast printings and yet get a high quality 3D Printing finishing, Using Acetone and a humidifier With this method you can print super fast with low resolution layer height and yet get awesome results on ABS!  CHECK THE PICTURES! Comparison between final quality!  time to print also […]

About me: Italo Soares

Italo C J Soares was born in São José dos Campos, São Paulo – Brazil, in 1st of July of 1995, and still living there. Italo has a extensive experience on 3DPrinting and 3D Modeling (for solid parts). Collaborating with several groups and communities about 3D Printing around the world. Italo is currently the founder […]

3D Printer Cooler – 5 Reasons to start using it

1 – Prints without support with a 3d printer cooler They will print incredibly better with A 3d printer cooler, specially the long ones. check the image comparing 2 – Small perimeters No cooling | inefficient cooling | Perfect cooling you can download this test by clicking here: Download 3 – Print with higher temperatures Why in the hell […]