2019 best 3D models to print: 12 great ideas.

Bored of pointless 3D printer projects? Out of 3D printing ideas? Check out this list of cool things to 3D print which are actually useful. 1. Infill coasters It captures drops, protects tables, and lets you choose your favorite fill pattern. Best of all, it’s completely customizable, as you can choose the pattern using your […]

ROSCOSMOS confirms plans to 3D print lunar shelters from moon dust

The Russian Space Agency Roscosmos joins the initiative of ESA (European Spatial Agency) and NASA to participate in long-term lunar missions with habitats made by 3D printing, using lunar or Martian regolith as material for 3D prints. According to Dmitry Rogozi, head of Roscosmos, the plans to take his cosmonauts to the Moon are set […]

3D Printing: 10 tips and habits you need to know

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Substantially improve the quality of your 3D prints by taking these simple recipes and tips into account. 3D printing is not an exact science. It has some art, some intuition, and a lot of experience. When you start in 3D printing, printing errors are common, and you end up throwing away half of what you […]

Top 6 sites to download 3D models

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6. GRABCAD It is a place where professional engineers, designers, manufacturers, and students from around the world can share their CAD models, learn from one another, and tackle the world’s challenges. With over 4 million members from 196 countries, there is no problem too big, no question too tough and no modeling job too detailed […]

A brief history of 3D printing

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A word about the history of 3D printing 3D printing dates back to 1976, when the inkjet printer was invented. In 1984, adaptations and advances in the concept of inkjet transformed inkjet printing technology to material-based printing. Over the last few decades, there has been a wide variety of applications of 3D printing technology that […]

ABS and PLA: Differences, advantages and disadvantages.

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Day after day, articles appear in newspapers, magazines and the internet: new applications (most experimental or industrial printers), new personal printers, reviews of existing printers… But little is said about the consumable, in this case plastic, which once the printer is purchased is the main expense we will have. In this article we will talk […]