Solving Longer 3D Print Durations

One of the curses of 3D printing is extremely long print durations. 

A Solid Solution to 3D Print Air Quality

I’m watching a video from the folks at DIY3DTECH, where they show a comprehensive air system.

How to Reduce the Cost of 3D Printing

As 3D printing becomes more of a requirement for industries today, costs become a higher factor in production.

How to Achieve a Brilliant Paint Finish on Your Prototypes

We can always depend on industrial designer Eric Strebel to put a ton of effort into every project he makes

Six Key Ways to Leverage 3D Print Design

3D printing technology isn’t for every application, but what is it good for? 

Some Resin Casting Tips When Using 3D Printed Molds

I’m watching a short video showing casting tips. 

3D Printer Safety at Issue, Again

Desktop 3D printers are definitely not the safest machine you can have. 

The Several Methods of Dual Extrusion

With the increasing buzz over the near-necessity of dual extrusion, we thought we’d say a few words about how this is done. 

There's So Much More to Support Removal

I’m reading a white paper from PostProcess that’s discussing the complexities of removing dissolvable support material from fresh 3D prints. 

9 Things You MUST GET RIGHT Before 3D Printing

When 3D printing failure is a looming presence, but it’s appearance can be limited by taking several key steps.

Watch Industrial Designer Eric Strebel’s Method for Making 120 Cast Parts From Scratch

Always one for ingenuity, Eric Strebel puts his industrial design expertise to good use even with the simplest of tasks. 

All the Details on 3D Metal Printing Issues You'll Ever Need

We encountered a lengthy video that details the challenges of 3D metal printing. 

Simplify3D Updates Their Free Ultimate 3D Printing Material Guide

While the term “3D Printing” has become synonymous with creating physical objects

MakerBot's Educator's Guidebook is Pretty Good!

We’re looking at MakerBot’s new Educators Guidebook today. 

Book of the Week: 3D Printing for Dummies

This week’s selection is the entry-level 3D Printing for Dummies by Richard Horne and Kalani Kirk Hausman. 

Do You Have Enough Filament?

One of the most aggravating questions in desktop 3D printing is: Do you have sufficient filament left to complete the print? 

The Troubles with Some 3D Models

I had occasion to 3D print an aircraft 3D model and found a common problem.

Why Are 3D Metal Printers So Tall?

I don’t know if you noticed, but some styles of 3D metal printers have a problem; a size problem. 

Ferris State CAD Students Have a Near-100% Job Placement Rate

While the oft-neglected humanities may provide university students with the tools for critical and creative thinking

The Family of the Future Project

In spite of considerable press coverage and increasing use, 3D printing technology is still a mystery to many businesses. A new project hopes to change that. 

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