The Best 3D Printing Slicer Software Roundup (Part 4 of 4)

Which is the best Slicer software for you? In this final round up entry, let’s compare the choices we investigated in the series of 4 articles (In part 1 we looked at Slic3r, in part 2 Cura, and last was Simplify 3D) to find the perfect match for your 3D printer and your 3D printing workflow …

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Simplify 3D – Best 3D Printing Slicers Roundup Part 3

Simplify 3D, unlike the other slicers in this series, is commercial software. At $150 USD it costs more money to buy than some people pay for their 3d printer! Do the features justify the price? In this part 3 of 4, let’s take a deeper look at why you might purchase this premium 3D printing software […]

Cura – Best 3D Printing Slicers Roundup Part 2

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.

UK Cancer survivor gets a new Jaw by using 3D printing techniques

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 […]

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, […]

PLA Filament Moisture Study: Effect of Moisture on 3D Printer Filament Properties

Moisture influences printability of 3D printing filaments. This PLA filament moisture study shows that even different filament colours influence the printing properties. PLA (polylactic acid) is a biodegradable 3D printing filament material made usually of starch, potato or sugarcane. It decomposes in a span of several months to few years. Petroleum-based plastics are non-degradable and […]

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Top 10 3D Printer Upgrades

3D printers present an engrossing hobby that can be quite addictive. Like all hobbies / obsessions, 3D printing is full of various types of upgrades and mods that you can buy for your 3D printer. Hardened Nozzles Printing in PLA is fairly gentle on the soft brass nozzles of all 3D printers. While it is […]

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Original Prusa i3 Mk2 3D Printer Long Term Impressions Review

In my original Prusa review I gave the Prusa i3 Mk2 high marks, and since then I have recommended it many times, but in my guided tour of my own best and worst 3d printers I said my Wanhao Di3 is my favourite printer out of my collection. What is going on? What do I […]

Ultimaker 3 Review – What makes it so special?

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 […]

Ultimaker 3 Review

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 […]