Markforged survey looks at the average American’s attitude toward additive manufacturing.
Are there options for lowering the cost of filament?
So you want to buy a 3D scanner? These are the nine questions you should be asking.
This week’s selection is “Everything You Need to Know About Buying Your First 3D Printer” by Y. S. Parham.
AI is upon us, but what might it affect in the 3D printing universe?
Be on the lookout for “Definitive Guides” to desktop 3D printing.
What are the properties of 3D printer nozzles, and what do they mean?
It might not feel like long ago when 3D printers were only accessible to big corporations, tech teams, or people with enormous amounts of money.
The eternal question of those new to 3D printing is “what kind of 3D printer should I get?”
So you’ve decided to buy a desktop 3D printer, but when is the best time to do so?
Is there an easy way to tell whether a 3D printer is not for you? Yes, there are several.
A 3D printer manufacturer is apparently giving away 3D printers, but there’s a catch.
Aniwaa formally announced a pivot into a B2B 3D printing marketplace.
If you’re in the market for a vehicle, you’ve got a big decision ahead of you
Prices are rising everywhere these days, and one has to wonder if 3D printing will follow that same path.
What are the most important factors to consider when purchasing a desktop 3D printer?
Formlabs announced their entry into a huge healthcare group purchasing organization, Vizient.
This week’s question is about selecting 3D printers for education.
Could the piqued interest in additive manufacturing persist after the pandemic? Some signs say “Yes”!
It’s a new year and perhaps it’s time to put your 3D printing goals into action.
Tens of thousands of 3D printers are bought each month, but is there a wrong way to do so?
What is the most important 3D printer specification? I think it’s trust.
The message said PLA filament for only US$8.50 / kg — could this be true?
There are several ways to obtain 3D printing technology, and one of them is by subscription. But is it for you?
MakerBot has released its 2020 3D Printing Trends Report, and there are some very interesting findings within it.
Many Fabbaloo readers own their own 3D printer, while others contemplate buying one. But should you?
Many Fabbaloo readers consume a lot of 3D printer materials, and that can be expensive. But there are ways to reduce costs.
Dassault Systèmes has undertaken a survey to understand consumer attitudes to custom-made products and this could affect the future growth of 3D printing.
This week’s question is about buying 3D printers for schools.
At this late date in the year, many organizations have some 3D printing thinking to do.
It seems that as soon as you acquire a 3D printer, it’s obsolete. What should you do?
A question that is sometimes not even asked, let alone answered, is the question of outsourcing 3D printing.
Could this be the best time in history to seek a professional 3D printer? It certainly could be.
I found it interesting to see some long term patterns appearing in 3D Hubs’ monthly trends report.
Shopping for a 3D printer on Amazon? Watch out for twisted product ratings.
After observing a number of 3D printer crowdfunding fails, there seems to be an effect you should be aware of.
3D printer purchasing is easy: just look up the sale price and see if you have budget for it. Right? Yes?
For years there has been a significant gap in quality between industrial and “hobby” 3D printers, but it’s becoming a more difficult to measure.
Long-time 3D print artist Eric van Straaten of the Netherlands is attempting something unique for artists in this field: obtaining his own color 3D printer.
Our streets are awash in 3D printers, each of which has different specifications and capabilities. But what is the most important consideration?
When shopping for a 3D printer, the price of the unit is of prime importance. But really, that isn’t the whole story on cost.
You might be familiar with our 3D printing Buying Guides. We’ve added a new one to the family: Industrial 3D Printers.
A discussion thread at C4DCafe.com discusses the question, “what should you consider when buying a 3D printer?” The answer, not surprisingly, turns out to be “it depends on what you want to do”. As with any purchase, you must determine your intentions before proceeding. Once you know your direction, you can then consider the basic… Continue reading Advice on Buying a 3D Printer