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PLA 3D Printing: All You Need to Know

02 July 2018 17:48
Polylactic Acid (PLA) ranks as one of the most popular materials for 3D printing, particularly FDM. Its ease of use and minimal warping issues make PLA filaments the perfect starting point for 3D printing. PLA is also one of the most environmentally-friendly 3D ...
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3D Printing with ABS Plastic: All You Need to Know

29 June 2018 11:59
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) is one of most popular thermoplastics for 3D printing. Thanks to its sturdiness, high heat and wear resistance as well as its relatively low cost, ABS is commonly used in a variety of consumer and industrial applications. ABS is ...
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A Comprehensive Guide to Material Jetting 3D Printing

29 June 2018 11:05
Material Jetting stands out among other 3D printing technologies for its ability to produce highly accurate parts with a smooth surface finish. Since its emergence in the late 1990s, Material Jetting is an ideal 3D printing technology for producing full-colour, visual prototypes, injection ...
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Nylon 3D Printing: All you Need to Know

15 June 2018 16:29
Nylon, also known as polyamide, is one of the most popular and versatile 3D printing materials on the market. A synthetic polymer, nylon is abrasion resistant, tough and possesses greater strength and durability than both ABS and PLA thermoplastics. These properties make nylon ...
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The Top 10 Tips to Consider When Designing Your FDM Part

14 June 2018 12:23
Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM) is one of the most popular 3D printing technologies for hobbyists, service bureaus and OEMs alike. From low-cost prototyping to functional parts, FDM is well-suited to a variety of applications, offering great design flexibility. However, to achieve higher accuracy ...
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