3D Printing Stack Exchange by Kiwix

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53 How do I give 3D-printed parts in PLA a shiny smooth finish? 2016-01-12T19:07:53.343

39 When to use 1.75 mm vs 3 mm filament? 2016-01-15T07:04:09.510

37 How is PLA different from ABS material? 2016-01-12T18:53:53.623

34 Will 3D Printed Dice Be Fair? 2017-02-15T16:44:09.693

33 What air filtration options exist for enclosures? 2016-02-06T18:36:22.797

31 How to recycle filament material from printed parts? 2016-01-12T20:37:19.573

30 Is 3D printing safe for your health? 2016-01-12T18:45:51.287

30 Designing clips that won't break 2016-03-16T10:04:42.047

30 What are the advantages of gyroid infill? 2018-10-01T12:21:30.383

28 What are main differences between rafts, skirts and brims? 2016-01-12T19:30:45.060

28 Why do the corners of my ABS object lift off the bed? 2016-01-12T20:40:43.047

25 How do I determine the acceleration value for my printer? 2016-01-13T20:46:13.137

24 How should I clean my extruder when changing materials? 2016-01-14T00:23:36.260

23 Does filament have to be stored in an airtight environment? 2016-01-12T21:57:01.307

23 Do stepper motors require any maintenance? 2016-01-13T04:14:31.923

23 How can I best clean the print bed after a print? 2016-01-13T20:59:21.280

23 What is PLA+? How is it different from PLA? 2017-11-15T12:06:11.210

22 Which are the food-safe materials and how do I recognize them? 2016-01-13T05:44:21.367

22 How to get consistent and accurate readings from thermocouples? 2016-01-13T18:02:27.633

22 Is there a G-code for waiting? 2016-02-07T21:23:27.297

22 What is the benefit of using an ARM based electronics? 2016-02-09T20:56:38.667

21 Advantages of PETG filament? 2016-01-21T00:22:14.333

21 Mushy small top layers? 2016-02-09T19:47:43.250

21 What are the advantages and disadvantages of an all-metal hot end compared to one with a PTFE heat break? 2016-08-09T15:33:03.320

21 Which is more durable to sunlight/weather - PLA, ABS or PETG 2017-04-13T14:23:07.440

20 Are there any ways to make a 3D print transparent? 2016-01-12T19:25:52.270

20 Would 3d-printed objects outgas in vacuum? 2016-01-12T22:10:12.917

20 How to identify nozzle wear 2016-01-22T03:53:15.250

20 Chocolate printing 2016-01-31T20:58:17.587

20 Should I enclose my 3D Printer? 2016-06-10T04:09:11.657

20 Different infill in the same part 2018-08-01T05:50:15.653

19 How to print metal-like parts? 2016-01-12T19:22:14.277

19 What are the reasons for my 3D prints having large numbers of strings between parts of a layer? 2016-01-12T20:16:01.823

19 Does wood filament damage the printer nozzle? 2016-02-01T11:50:29.077

19 What to do with failed/unwanted 3D prints? 2016-06-06T04:59:03.687

19 Can aged PLA be refurbished? 2016-06-22T12:35:46.923

18 How important is the minimum layer height on a 3d printer? 2016-01-12T18:46:22.083

18 How do I keep my extruder head from getting clogged? 2016-01-13T20:50:38.520

18 Can I mix ABS and PLA when recycling filament? 2016-01-14T21:48:19.053

18 Drilling 3D-printed plastic 2016-01-23T04:38:20.710

18 Filament extrudes at an angle 2016-01-24T12:34:09.723

18 What could be causing my y axis to slip? 2016-02-04T03:42:26.377

18 Ideal print bed: Glass or Aluminium? 2016-02-05T18:24:43.220

18 Open Source 3D scanning 2016-05-11T20:46:53.420

18 What are the parts that make up a hotend, and what do they do? 2016-07-17T20:26:44.100

18 What is the best 3D modeling software for a beginner on a 3D printed mini barrel project? 2016-08-21T14:31:02.263

18 What glues for PLA? 2018-08-23T12:08:25.053

18 How does one use a heat tower? 2018-11-02T00:18:26.663

17 Are there any metals that exhibit a large glass state? 2016-01-12T18:50:55.973

17 Resolution Drawbacks 2016-01-12T19:18:57.943


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