3D printing methods can be complex. You shouldn't rush in to printing if you don't know what method would work best for what you're trying to print. If you’re printing with plastic, you should use FFF/FDM. However, if you’re trying to print with steel or resin you should use DMLS...
Designed in the U.K Archie O’Brien a design student from Loughborough University has designed a completely new water jet propulsion system which incorporates 3D printing. His design not only looks slick and compact, it is assembly using additive manufacturing.
We decided to bring to you our ‘Essential tools for printing in 3D’ so next time you can’t find that essential tool, you can remember reading this blog and say to yourself… “I should have listened”.
I share with you the challenges I faced in my first 4 months of 3D printing and how I overcame them. A helpful guide for anyone starting out 3D printing.
What do we mean when we talk about 3D printers? For most of us, we mean the kind of 3D printers we have at 3D Print Works – a MakerBot Replicator or a Reprap. This uses one type of technology (FDM) but there are other types of 3D printers available which this article will explain.