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3D printers don’t require too much power to function properly, but in some cases, they might overload your circuit, leaving you wondering why such a small device keeps tripping the breaker.
The sounds of a 3D printer can be pretty pleasant and musical to your ears, but if you’re hearing a squeaking sound, there might be an issue with your 3D printer’s retraction.
There are plenty of ways to remove stringing and leave your print looking like it came off the printer bed perfectly.
It might be challenging to figure out how to make a print lighter or heavier without making too many changes to your design or affecting your print’s quality.
Warping and poor adhesion are the most common challenges in 3D printing. A way to deal with them is to use adhesion assistants such as rafts and brims.
3D printers can take a while to print an object, and some prints may even take days to finish. While 3D printers are robust and resistant to stress from overworking, it’s critical to know when to let your 3D printer rest.