Making history: human tissue 3D printed in space

Russian astronauts have successfully 3D printed human tissue in space. With the advances in science and technology, new ideas are being materialized all the time,from 3D printed cartoon characters to 3D printed organs. […]

No noise with A30M

Step-by-step guide to dual extrusion setups

Nowadays, desktop 3D printers that come with 2 extruders are more powerful and affordable. (the latest A10M is available for merely $259 after discount,with upgraded mother board /LCD/Frame). Still, many, […]

Tips on how to improve your print quality

3D printing can present all sorts of problems.Whether you are a newbie or expert, chances are you are constantly tweaking a bit here and a bit there just to get […]

3D printed Mona Lisa on display in Shanghai

In memory of the great Leonardo Da Vinci (April 15, 1452 — May 2, 1519), the Shanghai 3D Painting Cultural Museum presented one of his best known artworks–the Mona Lisa.With an overall size of 4550mm*3500mm*45mm, […]

Stringing

In FDM 3D printing, sometimes the nozzle may deposit unwanted plastic on the printed part where it is not supposed to while the extruder is traveling to a new point; […]

What is Layer Shifting and How to Fix it ?

Layer Shifting Layer shifting, otherwise known as layer misalignment, is when the layers of the print are not properly aligned,and the print can be unsightly(mostly a failure). It is a […]

Plastic Not Sticking To the Bed

When the first layer is not staying flat on the print bed, check whether the bed is level. An unlevel bed would cause the object to warp and/or cracks in […]