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Best ABS filament for beginners? ABS-X filament review.

Bearing 3D printed in ABS-X

{:en}At first, I would like to say hello to everyone, it is my first post here and definitely not last one ;).  In this post, I want to review probably one of the most amazing ABS filament for beginners. It is from F3Dfilament.com which is Polish based company that is producing high quality filaments. They claim that they are using…

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How To Rate Your 3D Printing Filament

color comparison

How To Rate Your 3D-Printing Filament With 3D printing, a good filament can make the difference in your print job. 3D printers can share horror stories about their experiences with bad filament. While there are ways to test filament with expensive mechanical testing equipment, I wanted to develop a way to test filament at home. With my background as a…

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Laying out 3D Prints in Cura Slicer

comparison of test pieces.

Laying out 3D Prints in Cura Slicer When it comes to laying out 3D prints in our slicing program, one of the most important things to consider is how overhangs and bridges will be supported. In all slicer programs, there is a way to control the amount and geometry of the support material used. On the flip side, the support…

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Testing column for multiple temperatures

After slicing this 10cm high column change the extruder temperature in the GCODE file after 10mm travel in the Z axis. Examine the print and determine the best extruder temperature for the filament you are currently using. The printed columns can be stored and used as reminders if the same filament is used in the future. After several statements out…

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