For more on 3D printing, check out Make: Volume 42.  Don't have this issue? Get it in the Maker Shed.

For more on 3D printing, check out Make: Volume 42.
Don’t have this issue? Get it in the Maker Shed.

Anna talks about the changes we’ve seen this year, touching a bit on some of the topics that she mentioned in the State of 3D printing earlier this week. ¬†She then explains how we use the special models which were designed specifically for our 3D printer Shootout. Testing isn’t as simple as just printing a file and guessing which one looks a bit better. We have data collection methods and a team of experts that, in some cases, are going onto their third year of testing printers for us.