FDM or Fused Deposition Modeling printers are the most versatile type of 3D printers out there. There is an incredible variety of filaments you can use for printing, from the inexpensive PLA to the super-strong carbon fiber. Keep reading!
The 3D printer slicer is a program that bridges the gap between the digital model on your computer to the physical construction of the printer. But how does it work? Which slicer application should you use? More importantly, what are all those settings and how do you configure them? Continue reading!
3D scanners have really come into their own these days. With a small handheld scanner, you can convert almost anything to a 3D model. By itself, a scanner is not that remarkable. But when used alongside a 3D printer, it becomes amazingly useful. You can scan an object, hook the model with a slicing app, and start printing it. Read for more!