Blender vs. Solidworks: Compare these tools for 3D printing to find which best fits your design needs and projects.
Troubleshoot the issue of Cura supports not touching your 3D model with these 5 reliable fixes for better printing outcomes.
You may not need a large raft if there are no adhesion issues, a model is too small, or you want to use less filament.
If you are new to 3D printing, your search for the best operating system slicing and modeling may not give you the clarity you seek. The war between Mac and PC users over which computer is best for 3D printing and designing has been going on for years, and it’s not about to end. Mac and PC …
A control board is to a 3D printer what a CPU is to a computer, and like a CPU, control boards come in different types, namely 8-bit and 32-bit.
Say you ran out of filament, the power went out, or there was a jam in your extruder. In that case, you’ll need to know how to resume the print job at a specific layer.
Using a Raspberry Pi with your 3D printer unlocks a new world of functionality and convenience. You can remotely monitor the progress of your prints, send files to the printer wirelessly, and – most remarkable – create and share time-lapses of your 3D printed objects. However, only some Raspberry Pi’s offer these advantages.
Cura needs to slice the instructions for the 3D printer to work. Without it, the printer will not be able to start building the object as it won’t have any idea what to build.
Topology refers to the structure and alignment of spaces and how a geometric shape can deform without becoming damaged. So, naturally, when you want your 3D prints to turn out well with strong perimeters and clarity, you’ll want to consider topology.
Working with an SLA 3D printer like the Elegoo Mars that PrusaSlicer doesn’t support, you might wonder what you can do to take advantage of the software’s features.