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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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Unboxing the Lulzbot Dual Extruder Tool Head

Dual extruder

{:en} In a previous blog I wrote about my trip to the Lulzbot factory in Loveland, CO. While I was there I decided to upgrade my Taz 5 to print dual materials. To do this will require the dual extrusion tool head from Lulzbot.  With this tool head I want to print more complex prints with dual colors and print…

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3D Printing Piracy

3D printed master lock

3D printing is quickly growing into a ubiquitous technology that will be in many homes in the future. But just as the internet brought instant communication, it also brought its share of negative and illegal practices. Like all technology, it is neither good nor bad. Only in the application of 3D printing can prints fall into legal, legal yet immoral,…

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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 printers! The first tip is,…

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Vacuum Drying PLA Pt.2

vacuum drying pla

In a previous blog  I described a possible method to recover PLA that has become unusable due to the moisture it has absorbed from the air. My hypothesis was thus: By putting stale PLA inside a vacuum clothing bag and drawing a vacuum, I could speed up the drying process. When I posted the original article, I received some great feedback from…

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3D Scanning with ReconstructMe

ReconstructMe

3D Scanning with ReconstructMe  3D printing and its related technology is getting more and more advanced day by day while making us astonished in lot of ways. Now the 3D printing is no more fully dependent on the CAD softwares, in which one has to design a proper 3D model in a software that just kinda resembles you physical object. There are…

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MICROSOFT KINECT AS 3D SCANNER

Kinect 3D Scanner

MICROSOFT KINECT AS 3D SCANNER Microsoft is a company known for its ingenuity in a variety of fields. Up till the year of 2000, the gaming industry was dominated by Sony and Nintendo so when Microsoft stepped into the fray, the reception was ambivalent and lukewarm at best. However, the original Xbox managed to become a hit, with exclusives that…

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The Palette: One Extruder, Four colors

The Palette: One Extruder, Four colors no stopping to switch filaments in your 3D-Printer! If you like to read my posts (Lays Rodrigues), you already notice that I don’t make practice posts, like tips or what to do with your 3DPrinter. This is because I don’t have a 3D printer at home. I talk about 3D printers, but I can’t do…

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Ultimaker 2 / 2+ One Modification That Addresses Several Issues!

Olsson Nozzle vs Kamo Nozzle

Ultimaker 2 / 2+ One Modification That Addresses Several Issues! How:   If you have a Olsson Block already on your Ultimaker 2 or 2+ all you need is a new nozzle! I stumbled on this modification for the Ultimaker 2 / 2+ by chance that proved to reduce many issues! This modification will require that your printer is using…

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Watch your 3D Print through a Camera online using Arduino

Arduino Camera to monitor 3DPrint

Watch your 3D Print at work through a Camera using Arduino It is an interesting idea but you need to put little efforts. The very first step to monitor a 3D printer via camera is to interface a quality camera module with ‘Arduino Uno’ so that it can process all records easily. In order to build this project you need…

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From 3d printers to CNC with Arduino and Raspberry PI

Unlike conventional techniques of production, 3D printing today carries countless benefits at almost every level. The best part is the 3D procedures aids users personalize their products as per their own requirements and preferences. Even inside the similar build chamber, the essence of 3D printing lies in the manufacturing of various products by keeping in consideration the user’s needs and…

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