Xometry’s Unusual Vibratory Test

Xometry performed an unusual test of many 3D prints using different materials and processes. The results were surprising.


What Is 3D Printer Calibration, Really?

Everyone talks about “3D printer calibration”, but what is it really? We believe the process varies considerably depending on a number of factors.


Peak Testing For 3D Printed Parts

SolidEngineer CEO Björn Lindwall successfully scaled Mount Everest using 3D printed climbing gear and equipment, showing peak testing in real-world conditions.

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Auburn X-Rays 3D Printed Parts

A $1.5M grant is setting Auburn University up to enhance its metrology efforts for additive manufacturing.


Benchmark Your 3D Printer With #3DBenchy

How good is your 3D printer? It’s sometimes tricky to determine how it compares to others, but with a benchmark object you can do so more easily. 


Hands On With ReconstructMe

If you’ve ever been shopping for a 3D scanner, watch out for the price tag. Many commercial units providing high quality results and convenient features


Hands On With the PP3DP Up! 3D Printer

Meet Phil Letourneau, an Up! 3D Printer Operator. This week Phil dropped by the Fabbaloo office to demonstrate the rarely seen Up! 3D Printer. We


Test Parts

Television has the famous colored Test Pattern. 2D printers have “Test Pages”. But what should 3D printers use as the gold standard for testing and


A Resolution for Resolution

Last week we enjoyed reading Tim Pickup’s excellent review of several contemporary 3D printers. But hidden inside the article was something that we found intriguing.

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