Slicer Science: Layer Settings

June 2, 20219 min read

This series explores each of the numerous slicer settings available in most 3D slicing softwares. Last time we looked at the settings for controlling your extruder. This time we will look at how to control the layer settings for your…

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

April 14, 20214 min read

The Spring Grove Area High School (SGAHS) NASA student launch team had the goal this year to design, build, and fly a high-powered rocket carrying a scientific payload. As they…

Filament: What Is It?

March 30, 20215 min read

“Filament” is a commonplace word in the 3D printing community. But, if you’ve never heard the word, what would you think it is? Filament could be described as any material…

Aerospace and Additive: Working Together to Reach New Heights

March 30, 20214 min read

Recently, 3DPS spent a day with a global audience assembled for the #ADDITIV 2021 Aerospace Event. The panels were valuable to listen to and the audience was engaged. Aerospace continues…

5 Upgrades for Your Ender 3

March 30, 20215 min read

Tempered Glass One of the best and easiest upgrades you can perform to an Ender 3 printer is a tempered glass bed. Creality offers a bed that is perforated and…

Colorado Aerospace Day at the Capitol 2021

March 11, 20212 min read

Colorado takes time every year during the legislative session to recognize this important industry in Colorado. As noted in the proclamation from Governor Polis recognizing Aerospace Day: “…Colorado ranks first…

FDM Metal Printing: Democratizing Metal Additive Manufacturing

March 11, 20217 min read

3D printing is able to accomplish incredible designs that would be extremely difficult or impossible to machine. There are many benefits to this including: increased strength, weight reduction, assembly costs…

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