reviews

ABS vs PLA – How to Choose the Right Filament

March 13, 2017

If you know a little about 3D printing you’ll probably be aware that FDM 3D printers can use a number of different plastic types. FDM 3D printers work by extruding melted thermoplastic in order to build up 3D objects one layer at a time. Many different types of plastic are available for 3D printing but […]

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Book Review: 3D Printing 3rd Edition – Christopher Barnatt

January 16, 2017

In April 2014 I reviewed the First Edition of Christopher Barnatts 3D Printing book and in October of the same year I reviewed the Second Edition. The second edition was a major update and now, in early 2017, I’ve just read the third edition which is another major update. This latest edition was released in late […]

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New MakerBot Replicator+ Promises Bigger, Faster 3D Prints

December 13, 2016

MakerBot has come up with a new and better upgrade to its initial version of 3D printers – the MakerBot Replicator+. The outstanding features and capabilities of this printer have literally took it to a whole new level. Some of the key benefits that stand out with the Replicator+ include advanced print speed, print volume […]

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Slash 3D Printer is 50 Times Faster Than Your FFF Printer

June 12, 2016

The new 3D printers introduced into the market today can almost make you regret ever having spent a dime on any of the standard desktop 3D printers. Take the Slash 3D printer for example. This printer can print 3D models 50 times faster than the typical FFF 3D printer! Produced by UNIZ, a 3D startup […]

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Magnetic 3D Printing PLA Filament from Graphene 3D

April 6, 2016

Most of the 3D printing that has been going on ever since the additive manufacturing technology was introduced has been the printing of cheap plastic parts. Definitely 3D printing of plastic objects and parts has had a huge impact in revealing to the world the potential that the technology has in completely transforming traditional manufacturing. […]

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Road Testing and Tweaking a 3D Printed Formula 1 Car

February 24, 2016

After I’d managed to break my F1 car the first time I Drove it Outside, I thought it was time to road test the new and improved version again. You may remember from my last article in this series that I’d spun the car at high speed and managed to sheer three axles, completely losing […]

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