Slicer Science: Additions Settings

June 18, 20218 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 the different layer options. This time we will look at how to control some additions to your…

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…

Clear Masks & Face Shields

February 18, 20214 min read

Everybody is tired of COVID-19 as it has slowed down business for many, cost many their jobs, and presented many hurdles for how we communicate and work effectively. In order…

The Death of the 3D Printing Hype and the Birth of 3D Printing for Real: Part 3

February 18, 20219 min read

In Part 1 of this exploration, we examined how designing useful, functional parts is a significant barrier in the widespread adoption of 3D printing. We looked at what strides have…

3D Printing Tips and Tricks

February 8, 20213 min read

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…

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