3D Printing & Imaging

The latest DIY ideas, techniques and tools for successful 3D printing, which produces three dimensional solid objects from a digital file.

Mostly Printed Cheap CoreXY 3D Printer

Mostly Printed Cheap CoreXY 3D Printer

One of the coolest things about the 3D printing community over the past decade has been watching people design and build their own systems. Even though the industry has matured and there are tons of options for off-the-shelf products, there are still plenty of people designing their own and releasing them. This is coreXY style […]

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Review: Meyer Makes Engineering Resin for 3D Printing

Review: Meyer Makes Engineering Resin for 3D Printing

Manufacturer: Meyer Makes URL: https://mayermakes.at/engineering-resin/ Price: $72.61 Resin based 3D prints are notoriously brittle, even when advertised as tough. Meyer Makes Engineering Resin surprised me though, with how durable it really is. Right off the printer, this stuff looks yellowish but gets clearer as it cures. The durability is really impressive. Thin parts can flex and bend […]

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How Printables Is Pushing 3D Printing Forward With Flash Contests

How Printables Is Pushing 3D Printing Forward With Flash Contests

3D printing has gone from a niche DIY hobby to a huge industry while we’ve been watching over the past decade. However, one complaint has managed to wiggle along side the growth and remain, at least a little bit, valid. “So much of stuff that is 3D printed is just useless junk” I know that […]

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Monoprice Voxel Pro

3D Printer Review: Monoprice Voxel Pro

Manufacturer: Monoprice URL: http://www.monoprice.com Price: $899 Features The Monoprice Voxel Pro is aiming to supply the optimal machine for people that want high quality 3d prints and a fully enclosed environment. This can be especially appealing to people wanting to print more ambient temperature sensitive materials like ABS. Here are the tech specs from their website: ● Print […]

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Safe 3D Printing: Stop Fires With “The Cloud”

Safe 3D Printing: Stop Fires With “The Cloud”

Over the years there have been a few troubling stories of house fires caused by 3D printers with electrical problems. When you think about it, this makes sense doesn’t it? You’ve got an electrical heater that is being pushed to over 200 degrees celcius, a bunch of moving parts, and the possibility of a glob […]

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Electroplating 3D Prints For Perfect Faux Chrome

Electroplating 3D Prints For Perfect Faux Chrome

One of the biggest complaints of 3D printing in the home is that it can’t do shiny metal prints, unless of course you have some super expensive metal printer. However, as Hen3drik shows us, there is a way to take a normal print from your typical resin based MSLA machine and make it look fully […]

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East Coast RepRap Festival 2022: Back in Person!

East Coast RepRap Festival 2022: Back in Person!

For the first time since 2019, East Coast RepRap Festival (ERRF) was held in-person in Bel Air, Maryland. A total of about 1600 attendees, including over 60 corporate sponsors and almost 50 exhibitors filled the APFCU Arena at Harford Community College. The event was a mix of business-to-business dealmaking, hobbyist showcase, and some wide-eyed kids […]

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