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Tips, Tricks and short videos

We are starting a new section here in the Forum. Sarah and Lauran have taken it upon themselves to create a series of Quick Tips and Tricks based on phone calls and e-mail support tickets we get.


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Introduce yourself to the other members of this forum, share your 3d printing experience and what you hope to achieve by being part of the 3D Printing Space community.


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Discuss hardware upgrades and components for 3D printers available on the market


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Discuss various material types for both filament and resin 3D printers


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Post your questions and our community will assist you in resolving your Filament 3d printer technical problems.


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Post your questions and our community will assist you in resolving your Resin 3d printer technical problems.


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Discuss the topics around the globe and/or your local communities that have impacted the 3D printing world


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Share and discuss your favourite STL files!


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From small objects, up to massive car parts; you can literally scan anything. So lets talk about it!


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Reviews of 3D printers and consumables for them, as well as 3D scanners and programs.



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This year, Raise3D released the MetalFuse metal 3D printing system, consisting of a Forge1 3D printer, a D200-E catalytic resin removal station, and an S200-C vacuum furnace. We have already published a review of this system, here we would like to share our personal experience of using MetalFuse.

3D printing on the Forge1 printer

Features of the MetalFuse system appear even at the stage of preparing the model for printing. The Forge1 printer works with its own slicer...

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A long time ago, you can say in another life, I got excited about buying a photopolymer printer. On the one hand, there is a good FDM at home and, in principle, there was no need, but the plane of my interests gradually shifted to printing detailed small things, and the hours of deriving the finished model to perfect smoothness from enthusiasm began to cause nausea, and of course the most offensive is that some small details are simply smoothed out and disappear during processing.

For me, the most “WOW” composition is...

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Hello, Friends! 3DTool is with you!

The need for large area 3D printers has been growing in the 3D printing market and consumer demand for years. With an increase in the number of companies using 3D printing in car modifications, the production of large-format blanks for creating master models, the creation of large-scale mock-ups and prototypes, the widespread medium-sized 3D printers no longer cope with the tasks set before them. ..

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In this review, we will get acquainted with the new 3D printers of the Chinese manufacturer iFUN, which are designed specifically for dentistry. Read below about what the manufacturer offers to improve print quality and what solutions each of the new products can boast of.About

iFUN entered the 3D printing industry in 2015 and is one of the first additive manufacturing manufacturers. iFUN provides 3D printing solutions to professionals from all over the world in various industries. AT

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The Anet ET4 Pro is a 3D printer that I definitely wouldn't recommend to beginners. Before he started typing more or less normally, he drank a lot of blood from me (and not figuratively, but really). Table calibration is a pain. Screws loose during printing, firmware failure, limit switches glitch, not very high-quality assembly. All this you get in full, with the purchase of this model. It took me several weeks to get this printer to print more or less tolerably. But I still...

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Again Anycubic and again Photon, but with the subtitle M3 - what will surprise the entry-level device in the new line? And will it surprise you at all? Find out in our review!

The devices from Anycubic in the review are always a small celebration for us, such a cozy friendly gathering where we can calmly talk about the pros and cons without fear of being disappointed in the end, because Anycubic hold the bar.

You are on the official website of LIDER-3D and reading the review of Anycubic 3D printer...

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Once upon a time, fate pulled me into the world of 3D printing. I have been swimming in it ever since. And using the epo3d printer as an example, I’ll tell you what safe havens await you, and what storms you will have to survive. My first 3D printer was Up Mini. I studied and comprehended in practice the nuances of 3D printing and understood in which direction to move when choosing a more professional solution. But the story is not about him. On this kid with a scope. printing at 12 cm and the ability to print only with a standard 0.4 mm nozzle in their company...

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In this article we will talk about another device from FlyingBear - FlyingBear Reborn 2. Has a not bad 3D printer been reborn? Find out in our review!

FlyingBear will never run out of novelties, so we continue our series of reviews on 3D printers from “flying bears”.

You are on the official website of LIDER-3D and reading the review of FlyingBear Reborn 2 3D printer!

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Hello, Friends! 3DTool is with you!

What to do if the task is to scan and transfer some small objects into 3D models, but there is no desire to understand the complex matter of 3D scanning in depth and spend large budgets? That's right - choose a budget-friendly and most beginner-friendly 3D scanner!

Shining Einscan SE today, fully meets these requirements. Shining SE scans fast, is very easy to operate, and has the friendliest...

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Another new video review dedicated to the Formlabs large-format device, but this time the Form Cure L 🔥 What are the advantages, innovations, features and accessories from Form Cure L - you will learn from this video 😉 You can buy Formlabs Form Wash L in our online store And for all your questions, you can contact our managers: Email. Email: [email protected]: +7(495)232-03-22We will keep you updated!Your iGo3D team Rus...

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What is a 3D printer?

3D printer models

Looking for 3D printer models? The Internet is filled with sites that offer them for free. We have collected the TOP 10 catalogs that you can use to search and download free models in STL format. We hope you can find what you are looking for.

  1. Yeggi
  2. Yobi 3D
  3. STLfinder

→ myminifactory.com

My Mini Factory is a 3D model depository operated by iMakr, an online store that sells 3D printers and accessories. It also has one of the biggest 3D printer shops in Central London. The site contains 3D models designed by professionals, and all models stored on it are checked for quality. You can also make a request for the desired model, which their designers will create and put in the public domain. Billing itself as a 3D printing social network, MyMiniFactory is a thriving community of makers who love to showcase their creations. Users vote for the best models, which allows popular creations to rise to the top of the list and gain popularity. The site presents models that are stored on its social network, as well as outside it, for example, on the Thingiverse and YouMagine sites.

→ thingiverse.com

The most popular and famous site among 3D printer users, Thingiverse is owned by MakerBot Industries, the creator of the popular Replicator 3D printer series. The site allows users to store and share 3D model files that are used with 3D printers. It's a very popular site and has a large community of people hosting various categories of files on it. So if you're looking for "cool" printable stuff, Thingiverse is worth a visit. It is a portal designed to provide its users with ways to share their designs and to help print 3D creations. The site has a system that tries to find out what you like. The more you interact with the site, downloading and evaluating various developments, the better its recommendations will be.

→ 3dshook.com

Another online community for 3D printing hobbyists showcasing interesting 3D printer accessories, electronics and most importantly 3D models. The site contains many very interesting models of cars and buildings, as well as various add-ons and spare parts for your 3D printer. A huge catalog of paid and free models for a 3D printer. There are original unique products. Convenient search, navigation, rubricator. 3DShook has over 40 categories and adds over 100 new models to its collection every month. On 3DShook you can always find something for your home, animals, kids or something special for yourself.

→ youmagine.com

YouMagine catalog for 3D Systems Cube series consumer 3D printers. The site mainly offers various ways to buy 3D printer supplies and files, but it also has a number of cool free items available, mostly in the Kids section. Some of these elements can be customized by children using an online application. The company offers 3D modeling and publishing tools on its website for both hobbyists and professionals. The site offers a content warehouse where the community hosts and shares models. Registration is required to download files.

→ 123dapp.com

Autodesk 123D is a suite of computer-aided design (CAD) and 3D modeling tools aimed specifically at hobbyists. Along with the toolkit, Autodesk also has a website where users can record their designs and share them with other users. Many of these models can be downloaded and printed using Autodesk as a utility to interface with the MakerBot 3D printer. The goal of the Autodesk website is to "help engineers build products faster." The site offers tools to help them collaborate on their files. For the casual 3D printing enthusiast, the best part of the site is the large library of free files created by a community of over a million engineers. Registration on the site is required, but the number of files that are then available is worth it.

→ cgtrader.com

Being primarily a place to buy and sell a variety of 3D models (not necessarily just those designed for 3D printers), CGTrader does offer a selection of free models that can be used on 3D printers. The site has a system that tries to find out what you like. The more you interact with the site, downloading and evaluating various developments, the body will have better recommendations.

→ cults3d.com

A French community and marketplace where developers can share or sell their creations. The site has a collection of high quality models that you can download. Users can follow the work of the designers they like and get instant updates when a new creation is posted on the site. The site's name, Cults, is a backwards spelling of St. Luc, the patron saint of artists. The site also supports English. This is a relatively new community, so the number of its users is not very large yet.

→ instructables.com

The Instructables website is a community where users can share their DIY projects. This also includes products obtained using 3D printers. The site also provides explanations and instructions describing how to build 3D elements, and some designers take the time to answer questions from site members. Instructables allows users to store and organize their 3D printing projects. This is done to help them work together in the future. You can think of this site as a GitHub 3D printing site where users can share their files, discuss projects, and participate in them. The site also offers the ability to make a request, so if you can't find what you're looking for, you can ask the site's community about it.

→ pinshape.com

Pinshape, a marketplace for 3D models, is similar in style (layout, appearance, and ability to capture likes) to the well-known site Pinterest. You can buy models from designers, or download them for printing yourself if they are offered for free. Pinshape allows users to host and share 3D model files on it. Basically, this site acts as an online store where you can buy 3D printed parts, or order your own 3D model to be printed. But if you look closely enough, you can find people who sell their products and also offer the files you need so you can print them yourself.

→ 3dfilemarket.com

A new and growing repository of 3D File Market models. All models are tested for suitability for 3D printing. You can download as many models as you like without registration, although you must provide your email address to access the 3D model files. This is a very simple site aimed at being a repository of model files for 3D printers, and nothing more. The basic design of the site allows users to put files on it for public access, and download files that they would like to use. The site contains many small, simple 3D models ready to be printed, as well as a good selection of everyday items and even spare parts for 3D printers.

Search engines for 3D models in various formats, including STL for a 3D printer. Use queries in English, these search services collect information about models from all over the Internet.

→ yeggi.com

Yeggi is a search engine that will browse major 3D printing sites to find files compatible with 3D printers. You can also browse some popular searches to get an idea of ​​what the community is currently interested in.

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