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We offer useful 3D printers selections, lists and rankings to help our users find the best 3D printer. Our goal is to offer reliable product roundups so our readers can easily get an overview of the best products on a given category. We filter through hundreds of products to select only the best ones.

We prepare those lists of top 3D printers using our metascore rating system, combined with our 3D printing expertise and industry knowledge and whenever possible our in-house tests. We also comb through hundreds of user reviews on websites such as Amazon and community feedback on active 3D printing forums (Reddit, specialized forums, Facebook groups...). We summarize those reviews into actionable insights to make our product listicles as relevant as possible.

There are cases when a metascore isn’t available– for example, professional or industrial products that are difficult to rate fairly. In those cases, our product round-ups cover the top products on the market, ranked in no particular order.

So, what is the best 3D printer? Start your research and find out now with our articles below!
Desktop SLS 3D printers: the best powder printers

Desktop SLS 3D printers: the best powder printers

Last update: April 30, 2021

What's the best desktop SLS 3D printer in 2021? See our comprehensive selection of benchtop and desktop SLS printers (office-sized).

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Carbon fiber 3D printers: 2021 guide to continuous fiber 3D printing

Carbon fiber 3D printers: 2021 guide to continuous fiber 3D printing

Last update: April 16, 2021

Continuous carbon fiber 3D printers allow professionals to produce very strong, lightweight parts. Find out more in our guide.

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The 8 best all-in-one 3D printers in 2021

The 8 best all-in-one 3D printers in 2021

Last update: March 25, 2021

All-in-one 3D printers (3-in-1 or 2-in-1) can CNC mill, laser engrave/cut, and more. Check out today's top 8 multifunctional 3D printers!

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Cheap resin 3D printer: 10 best options in 2021

Cheap resin 3D printer: 10 best options in 2021

Last update: March 24, 2021

Need a cheap resin 3D printer for your workshop? Check out our selection of some of the best budget resin 3D printers out there this year.

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The best large volume 3D printers for professionals in 2021

The best large volume 3D printers for professionals in 2021

Last update: February 22, 2021

We've made a selection of some of the best large volume 3D printers available for professionals in 2021.

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PEEK 3D printer 2021: high-temp 3D printers for PEEK and PEI (ULTEM)

PEEK 3D printer 2021: high-temp 3D printers for PEEK and PEI (ULTEM)

Last update: February 9, 2021

PEEK 3D printers can handle a range of high-performance materials (including PEKK, PEI, ULTEM). Discover the best PEEK 3D printers here.

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Large format resin 3D printer selection for professionals

Large format resin 3D printer selection for professionals

Last update: January 26, 2021

Need to produce large, detailed parts or batches of customized objects? A professional and large format resin 3D printer may be what you're looking for.

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Largest 3D printers in 2021

Largest 3D printers in 2021

Last update: January 26, 2021

Discover some of the largest 3D printers availabe in 2021 with our top 10 selection for XXL-sized prints.

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Ceramic 3D printing 2021: guide and ceramic 3D printer selection

Ceramic 3D printing 2021: guide and ceramic 3D printer selection

Last update: January 26, 2021

Discover our list of the best ceramic 3D printers (professional and industrial) and our complete guide to ceramic 3D printing.

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Guide to post-processing for 3D printed parts

Guide to post-processing for 3D printed parts

Last update: January 26, 2021

Post-processing is an important part of the additive manufacturing process. Find out more about post-processing 3D printed parts with our complete guide.

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Clay 3D printer selection and guide

Clay 3D printer selection and guide

Last update: January 25, 2021

Our clay 3D printer guide lists the best options on the market and offers insights about how they work, applications, materials, and more.

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The 10 best professional 3D printers in 2021

The 10 best professional 3D printers in 2021

Last update: January 25, 2021

What's the best professional 3D printer on the market in 2021? Discover our selection of the 10 best professional 3D printers right here.

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The 13 best construction 3D printers in 2021

The 13 best construction 3D printers in 2021

Last update: January 13, 2021

What are the best construction 3D printers in 2021? Discover our comprehensive list of the top house 3D printers for concrete 3D printing.

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3D printer holiday gift guide 2021

3D printer holiday gift guide 2021

Last update: January 12, 2021

In our 3D printer holiday gift guide you'll find 3D printers for beginners, kids, makers, and DIYers. We also list some cool filaments!

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Best 3D printers on Amazon: selection and buying guide

Best 3D printers on Amazon: selection and buying guide

Last update: January 12, 2021

We selected some of the best-rated 3D printers on Amazon based on user reviews and community feedback. Check out our Amazon 3D printer buying guide!

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The 10 best 3D printing services in 2021 (on-demand manufacturing)

The 10 best 3D printing services in 2021 (on-demand manufacturing)

Last update: January 12, 2021

3D printing services enable you to 3D print your files quickly and efficiently without the hassle. Check out some of the best online 3D print services here!

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Large format 3D printers for professionals

Large format 3D printers for professionals

Last update: January 12, 2021

In this guide, we cover large format 3D printers (XL) that are too big to fit on a desktop (L), but smaller than industrial systems (XXL).

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Food 3D printing: 7 food 3D printers available in 2021

Food 3D printing: 7 food 3D printers available in 2021

Last update: January 12, 2021

There aren't that many commercially available food 3D printers on the market today- see which ones are in our guide to food 3D printing.

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Best resin 3D printers in 2021 - SLA, DLP, LCD

Best resin 3D printers in 2021 – SLA, DLP, LCD

Last update: January 12, 2021

What's the best resin 3D printer on the market? Discover our selection of the best resin 3D printers (LCD/DLP/SLA technologies).

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Large 3D printer under $1000: buying guide and selection

Large 3D printer under $1000: buying guide and selection

Last update: January 12, 2021

The best large 3D printer will let you 3D print huge models in one go! Check out our selection of affordable 3D printers with a large build area.

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Best 3D printer under $1000 in 2021: buying guide

Best 3D printer under $1000 in 2021: buying guide

Last update: January 12, 2021

What is the best 3D printer for under $1000? Check out our top 10 picks and find the best 1000-dollar 3D printer for you (FDM, desktop).

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Best 3D printer under $500: buying guide and selection

Best 3D printer under $500: buying guide and selection

Last update: January 12, 2021

Here we take a look at some of the top-rated 3D printers under $500 (Creality, Tronxy, Qidi...) and explain which specs features you should look out for!

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Best budget 3D printer under $300: Selection and buying guide

Best budget 3D printer under $300: Selection and buying guide

Last update: January 11, 2021

Here's our shortlist of some of the best budget 3D printers under $300 this year, followed by tips on how to choose your 3D printer on a budget. Enjoy!

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3D bioprinting: Comprehensive guide and product selection

3D bioprinting: Comprehensive guide and product selection

Last update: January 11, 2021

3D bioprinting is a process in which a machine called a 3D bioprinter is used to fabricate tissue structures that contain cells and an extracellular matrix.

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The 10 best full-color 3D printers in 2021

The 10 best full-color 3D printers in 2021

Last update: January 11, 2021

What's the best full-color 3D printer? See our selection of color 3D printers that are able to print objects in photorealistic colors.

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Metal 3D printers in 2021: a comprehensive guide

Metal 3D printers in 2021: a comprehensive guide

Last update: January 11, 2021

What' the best metal 3D printer in 2021? See our comprehensive guide of all metal 3D printing systems (powder, filament, jetting, ...).

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