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Choosing a ceramic AM technology: an application-centered approach

Choosing a ceramic AM technology: an application-centered approach

Published on: July 21, 2020

Introduction A common belief about technical ceramic 3D printing is that its four main technologies – binder jetting, SLA (stereolithography), inkjet, and FFF (fused filament fabrication) – are competing with each other. However, from our point of view, they are […]

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3D scanning spray: a complete overview

3D scanning spray: a complete overview

Published on: December 11, 2019

3D scanning spray is an essential accessory for professional use. In this guest post, TetraVision‘s co-founder Jurgen Van Donink explains why. Why use 3D scanning spray? Even with the current state-of-the-art 3D scanners, it is often recommended to apply a […]

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019 3D printer deals

Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019 3D printer deals

Published on: November 18, 2019

Last update: Monday, November 20th, 2019 We select the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday 3D printer deals for 2019 to help you find great discounts. We will update this article as new offers are announced.  Please note that when […]

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3D printed jewelry: how does it work?

3D printed jewelry: how does it work?

Published on: October 31, 2019

In this guest post, Zortrax technical writer Jacek Krywko offers some insights into the process of 3D printing jewelry with castable resin. 3D printed jewelry can have excellent levels of detail thanks to this process! Special-purpose resins for jewelry casting […]

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PEEK 3D printing: how to prevent warping?

PEEK 3D printing: how to prevent warping?

Published on: October 22, 2019

Philippe Boichut is the founder of Qualup, manufacturer of the Spiderbot and Qu3 3D printers. Having joined the high-temperature 3D printing world with his Spiderbot 4.0 HT, he is an expert in issues related to 3D printing with PEEK, including […]

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Continuous fiber 3D printing: 6 tips from Anisoprint

Continuous fiber 3D printing: 6 tips from Anisoprint

Published on: August 26, 2019

Continuous fiber 3D printing involves reinforcing plastic parts during the 3D printing process. Fiber strands– carbon fiber strands, for example– are woven into the print while it is being created. This promising technology can prove to be highly beneficial, as […]

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Go!SCAN SPARK versus HandySCAN BLACK

Go!SCAN SPARK versus HandySCAN BLACK

Published on: July 31, 2019

WHAT IS THE BEST CHOICE FOR YOUR NEEDS? On April 25, Creaform announced the launch of two re-engineered products: the Go!SCAN SPARK™ and the HandySCAN BLACK™. These two new portable 3D scanners are the result of several years of research […]

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Large scale 3D printing: top 5 innovative applications

Large scale 3D printing: top 5 innovative applications

Published on: July 26, 2019

Although fused deposition modeling is mainly associated with home-based handicraft whizz-kids, being able to print models as wide or as high as 1.7 m brings FDM to the next level! Desktop machines let engineers and designers quickly prototype their idea […]

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Painting 3D models for multicolor 3D printing

Painting 3D models for multicolor 3D printing

Published on: July 22, 2019

SimplyColor3D is a cloud-based software for painting 3D models. It allows the user to convert single body 3D models, like the STL files found on Thingiverse, into multicolor versions of the same 3D model. This slicing software also enables users […]

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3D pen tutorial #3 - Advanced techniques for using a 3D printing pen

3D pen tutorial #3 – Advanced techniques for using a 3D printing pen

Published on: July 16, 2019

Here is the final part of my 3D pen tutorial series! This article will explore advanced techniques that you can use to take your 3D penning to a whole new level. If you haven’t mastered the basics yet, I recommend […]

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3D pen tutorial #2 – Basic techniques for using a 3D printing pen

3D pen tutorial #2 – Basic techniques for using a 3D printing pen

Published on: June 24, 2019

Introduction: basic 3D pen techniques and skills I’m back with Part 2 of my 3D pen tutorial series! In this article, we will build on the 3D pen fundamentals that we talked about in Part 1. The goal here is […]

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TPE powder for desktop SLS 3D printers: benefits and applications

TPE powder for desktop SLS 3D printers: benefits and applications

Published on: June 19, 2019

In this guest post, Sinterit‘s Michał Krzak goes over the benefits and applications of 3D printing with TPE powder. What is TPE powder? TPE stands for thermoplastic elastomer, and it is available in powder form for SLS 3D printing. It […]

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