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3D Printing Ultem
Ultem is a very unique material that can be used in various ways in 3D Printing. There are 3D Printers that can print this material for applications that require a strong, high-temp chemical resistant material. Ultem (PEI) is also used as a bed surface that is great for print bed adhesion. Here are some details about this amazing material. 3D...
QIDI Tech X-Pro model was released last year in 2017 which is an upgraded version of the Tech I 3D Printer. QIDI Tech has made some significant improvements to construction and features of this 3D Printer. This printer features a dual head extruder, removable magnetic build surface and removable magnetic case panels with swing open door. QIDI Tech X-Pro Overview ...
32 bit 3d printer arm
32 Bit 3D Printer Boards are becoming more and more common. With recent firmware releases and new developments x32 3d printer boards are the new trend in 3D Printer control. These boards have more powerful processing power and operate the machine with more capabilities. Here is a brief overview comparison of 32 Bit 3D Printer Boards we have been watching...
configure fans in marlin
Marlin Custom Fan Pins can be designated in the Marlin Firmware by setting the override pins. This is very useful when adding part cooling fans or additional extruders. This is one of the many great new features since the release of Marlin 1.1.x. Marlin Custom Fan Pins (configuration_adv.h) Extruder Cooling Fans These instructions assume you already know how to program Marlin to...
3D Print Stick PEI
3d print wont stick or bed adhesion is sometimes very hard to get right when 3D Printing. Here are the best ways we have found to get your 3d prints to stick no matter what... We often get asked this and see a lot of posts on the web about how to get 3D Prints to stick. Hopefully this...
3d printer remote control
Octoprint vs Astroprint what are the differences, how to do choose and what's the best option for you. These article will discuss the two web interfaces that allow you to remotely control your 3d printer from anywhere! Octoprint is an open source project started by Gina Häußge a.k.a foosel over 5 years ago. Astroprint is a company that offers open source and...
mks main board 3d printer
MKS Gen V1.4 is made by a Chinese manufacturer Makerbase. MKS (Makerbase) are manufacturers of 3D Printer controller board also know as mainboards that run Marlin, Repetier and other firmware. MKS Gen V1.4 Overview This is an 8-bit control board for your 3d printer with an Atmel Mega 2560 micro controller. Buy this board on Amazon for only $34.59! This board was designed from the RAMPS 1.4 Schematic...
Qidi 3D Printer
QIDI igus upgrade for X-One or Tech 3D Printer with igus polymer bushing. This replaces the noisy ball bearings that come with the machine. This is one 3D Printer upgrade that is cheap and easy to do. There are two ways we have made this possible. Method 1: Cut the Igus Bushings to size or Method 2: Print the...
Octo-pi 3d printer software
Octoprint is a free open source platform to control your 3D Printer remotely from any web browser. In this guide we will go over step by step what it takes to install OctoPrint. Octoprint has many features and plug-ins including webcam, slicer, an easy to navigate GUI and much more! If you are still controlling your printer through a...
3d-printer-broken
We ran a 24 hour poll on social media and we asked What breaks, wears or needs replacement the most on a 3D Printer (besides the nozzle)? We thought it would be interesting to see what are the most common part failures and how they can be improved upon. We tabulated the results based off of 94 participants and...