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Wanhao Duplicator 7 3D Printer Unboxing Review

This is going to be the Unboxing and first look at Wanhao’s new Duplicator 7 3D resin printer. This is a pre sale model purchased directly from Wanhao for £415 delivered to the UK. Specs: Max printable area 120*68*200mm(L*W*H) Resin Type 395nm uv resin Software Creation Workshop Resolution 2560*1440 Accuracy Z: 0.004mm Price Range USD/pc, contact distributor Layer Thickness 0.035-0.5mm…

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Apple wants to 3dprint money with the Iprinter

Apple is working on a 3d printer. Apple is gearing up for a new round of production on some mystery product.It’s supposed to be bigger than the iPhone. Like usual the rumor mill is in overdrive and everything from even thinner MacBooks to watches are being talked about.  I don’t think that is what they are working on. In 2015 Apple applied…

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How To Give Your 3D Prints A Battle Damaged Metal Finish!

For this tutorial I decided I wanted to recreate the helmet from the latest Batman movie, a quick search on Thingiverse brought up the perfect result, You can download the file for yourself HERE. A list of the materials used in this tutorial: Voltivo Excelfil Signal Orange PLA Various grits of wet and dry sandpaper Teknik 2 in 1 filler…

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Ultimaker 3 Review – What makes it so special?

Ultimaker 3 Review

By now you probably now that the Ultimaker 3 is a Dual extruder Open source 3D Printer that claims to bring soluble supports to the desktop printing market. Will it do that and much more? I did end up making a movie about it, as you see above, where you will see much more moving pictures, but please read the…

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3D Printer manufacturers list 2017

A List of 3D Printer Manufacturers has been on the wishlist from many of our readers so here it is. Ofcourse we will addon more as time goes but for now enjoy. Comment If you feel that we missed some. We will not list companies that only Print for others even if they do have their own built printer.  Share…

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Buy a Clone or budget 3d printer.

Can I get a 3d printer for under 300$ No, Stop asking. Well..yes but mostly no. I guess that would be a maybe then. The answer is all of those because it depends on you and what you want. Here is the thing, if you know where to look you can get machines that work every bit as good as…

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Just How Strong is PLA? Lab Experiment!

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So I had the wonderful opportunity to use my school’s physics lab for whatever experiment I wanted, as long as the teacher approved and as long as it was for the purpose of a school paper. So, I decided to test how much stress could be tolerated by 3D Printed bars, printed with different settings (layer height, wall thickness and…

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Finishing & Painting A 3D Printed Alien!

This is going to be a write up on a technique that I have used a lot to create a semi realistic looking paint job on a 3D print, for this one here I used the Ieyo bust from Thingiverse. To start this piece was 3D printed on my Wanhao Duplicator I3 at a 0.1mm layer height in a nice bright…

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10 Popular 3D Printing Fidget Patterns

Recently fidgets  have come on the market as the popular Kickstarter for the fidget cube exploded onto the scene. Fidgets may seem like toys, but in truth they are adaptive devices that are designed for people with ADHD, Autism, or stress to relieve nervous energy. By providing tactile feedback and stimulation, fidgets can actually help some people focus on a…

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Top 10 Large Format 3D Printers

Top 10 large 3dprinters

When it comes to 3D printing, size does matter. Kit built 3D printers and cheap kickstarter  printers are fine for 3D printing small trinkets; But after you learn the basics of 3D printing on these dainty machines, you come to realize that you want a printer that can actually print something bigger than a trinket. You discover as you get…

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13 Best CAD Programs for Kids

Surprising how many CAD programs there out there right now, right? Most I have never heard of but I trust each one has fervent users that will tell us how well their modeling skills were corresponded by the software, besides how easy (or difficult) would be for a child getting used to. While on the subject, I believe everyone possesses…

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Top 7 3D Scanners on a Low Budget

There are hours and hours spent on designing and printing to achieve that smile when the piece is finished and works correctly, as there are endless tools that can help us complete the work. 3D scanners are not less in this topic and with the year’s advancement is becoming a more accessible technology for us, the consumers. That’s why I…

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