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How to Print 3D File – Step by Step Guide

When exporting your 3D files, you can change the resolution by altering the tolerance in your CAD software. If you’re unsure, select the ‘high’ preset, as this is the safest option for generating a suitable file for 3D printing. Each CAD software package had a different way of specifying the 3D file resolution. However, most use two main parameters: chord height and angle.

The chord height is important when defining the export settings for your 3D file. This parameter is the maximum distance that your software will allow between the surface of the original 3D model and the surface of the exported file.

Formlabs Fuse 1 – SLS 3D Printer Review

Formlabs Fuse 1 SLS 3D Printer

Formlabs have just released their new addition to their portfolio of printers, the Formlabs Fuse 1 SLS 3D printer, branded as the world’s first benchtop industrial Selective Laser Sintering 3D Printer. After years of teasers and constant pushbacks, on 26th January 2021, they announced to the world that their newest addition would be shipping almost immediately […]

Infinite Y-Axis Printing

Following a successful Kickstarter campaign by Blackbelt 3D, their fully funded project has caught the 3D printing market by storm. At present, the market has stalled in terms of new innovation. The only advances seem to be Chinese manufacturers making advances on expired patents and pushing on the SLA / DLP (Stereolithography / Digital Layer […]

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