Cura is a popular slicer, in particular with Bowden style 3D printers. In this part 2 of 4, let’s take a deep look at this 3D printing software.
This whole article is a bought advertisement – Advertise with 3DPrinterChat Today Abacab Ltd., an Albuquerque, NM company just released version 2 of Phanes 3D Printing Calculator WordPress Plugin. The plugin calculates Volume and/or Density of a STL file and provides instant quotes and payments. The plugin is designed to automate the 3D Printing Services […]
The way many sectors are 3D printing can be better thanks to a new additive manufacturing process that uses energy-efficient diode lasers. University of Sheffield researchers in the UK are working on a new 3D printing technique. Known as Diode Area Melting (DAM), this process is described as a “faster and more energy-efficient alternative to […]
Which slicer software is right for your 3D printing? In this part 1 of 4 we look at Slic3r.
Welcome to 3DPrinterChat.com, this article is part of the DIY 3D Printer from scratch, and 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 […]
Make silicone molds for fun and profit. This is one of those things that’s obvious to people that know about the topic and not so obvious to everyone else. Learning to use Smooth sill silicone can be just as rewarding as learning to use a 3d printer.Before I go on I’d like to give a little info […]
UK cancer survivor patient gets his jaw reconstructed thanks to 3D printing Stephen Waterhouse is a 53-year-old HGV driver and father who lives in the UK. He was diagnosed with throat cancer in his right tonsil almost ten years ago. Although Chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments did work successfully, and Stephen’s cancer went away three years […]
A range of new 3D Printing Products and software updates from 3D Systems is now available 3D printing is part of an innovative world. We all want to improve our designs and 3D print them in less time. Therefore this constantly releasing of new materials is necessary, and today is not the exception. 3D Systems, one […]
UK startup Fishy Filaments recycles fishing nets and turns them into filament for 3D printing The increase in plastic wastes found in the sea is a global phenomenon that manifests itself on a local scale. Whether they are Microplastic pollution, discarded, lost, or abandoned; fishing gear on the sea, or even the increasingly amount of […]
Bionic 3D printing has been witnessing innovative leaps for some time now. Inspired from nature, bionics has some special characteristics not always realisable by straight forward engineering calculations. From vision-less microorganisms deep inside Mariana Trench to high-altitude fir trees on top of Himalayas, every creature has something to tell us about its design speciality. Here […]
Formlabs, a 3D printing company that helps Dentist all around the world Founded in September 2011, Formlabs is a Somerville, Massachusetts-based company. It is better known for raising nearly $3 million during a Kickstarter campaign and creating the Form 1 and Form 2 3D printers. Most noteworthy, Formlabs has released qualified and ‘accessible’ 3D printing […]
What is the best material to use as a print bed? This is one of those Questions we all ask at some point. For most of us, it’s asked out of frustration after a print pops off the bed 15 hours in. So what makes the best print bed? Sadly it’s not just one catch-all […]