A quick guide to consumer 3D printer filaments: ABS vs. PLA
Oct11

A quick guide to consumer 3D printer filaments: ABS vs. PLA

If you’re planning to start a new life as a maverick 3D printing boffin, you will have to familiarise yourself with the tools. Central to any 3D print creation is filament – the material that runs through your nozzle and forms the object on the building platform below. For most consumer-level, desktop 3D printers the most popular filaments are ABS or PLA. Which one you choose will depend on what you want to make, what colour you want...

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What is 3D printing?
Aug19

What is 3D printing?

With chatter near constant about how 3D printing is going to turn industry as we know it on its head, it is not hard to find a bitterly fought debate about the technology online. For every devotee gushing about future consumers printing their own products there is a sceptic pointing to the costliness of the strongest materials. For every casual observer whose jaw dropped at the news of printable human organs there is an anxious...

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How does 3D printing work? Everything you want to know about 3D printing in 5 easy steps
Aug15
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