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3D Printed Instruments: Music to My Ears

Music has always been a passion of mine. I played percussion instruments for 8 years before moving into apartments and losing the ability to do so… at least without making enemies of all of my neighbors.

Art and 3D Printing: A Masterful Hand

3D design and printing technologies have made it possible for more people to create and share their artistic visions like never before. They bring new life and previously unseen structures into our world.

The Spring Grove Area High School Rocketry Team Takes Flight with 3DPS!

In March 2021, the Spring Grove Area High School NASA student launch team from in Pennsylvania reached out to The 3D Printing Store to help build and fly their high-powered rocket “Aquarius.”

3D Printing Tips and Tricks

Hot ends Hot ends are one of the most dangerous parts of a 3d printer as they can achieve extremely high temperatures– up to 320c in some cases. A user can forget the hot end is on as there is…

Technology, Industry, People, Economics, Youth

With a focus on case studies, additive manufacturing user applications, visionary talks on the future, and people shaping the industry, TIPE | 2021 curated an inspirational all-female agenda of speakers and panelists. Long-lasting connections and networking opportunities are emphasized throughout this…

Post Processing 3D Printed Parts

5 Tips for Post-Processing Your Parts Filling Gaps Parts may experience under extrusion in some areas, or just in general, that need to have added material. This can be done easily using some of the following products. Bondo Bondo works…

A Review: Multiple Extrusion 3D Printing

FDM 3D printers are very simple in their operation. Essentially, they have a heated nozzle, an extruder, and a gantry system that moves the extruder. So it makes sense that it should be relatively easy to add another extruder or…

5 Tips for Slicing 3D Files Using Cura 4.8

Build Plate Orientation You can select a flat face on your model and Cura will put this face on the print bed. This saves time guessing and checking if your print is fully seated on the build plate. Supporting Models…

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