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3D Printing Filaments:PLA v.s ABS

ABS(Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene) and PLA(Polylactic Acid) , the most popular 3D printer filaments(Nylon is a common alternative but we are going to focus solely on ABS and PLA here), are both thermoplastics. They, however, differ in various ways that will make your print either a success or a total failure depending on your choice. In this article we are going to take a closer look at both materials, comparing them in terms of their merits and drawbacks, so that you can make better-informed choices and better quality prints. ABS ABS Pros: great availability;cheap;sleek finishing with acetone. Cons: difficult to work...
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Eight 3D Printed Useful Items

3D printing has been with us for years, yet its many applications remain unknown to outsiders. People today are still under the impression that 3D printing technologies are solely used in industrial settings. I remember being interviewed by Joanna--team lead in our marketing dept.here at Geeetech. At one point during the interview, she asked: what do you know about 3D printers? To convince her i am no stranger to 3D printing,I found myself telling her stories of how 3D printing technology is used to produce parts for aircraft carriers (By then that was everything i had learned about the 3D printers).After...