Where to buy 3D printers in 2015?

Cost of 3D printers are decreasing so rapidly that they are becoming mainstream in consumer homes. Nowadays, anyone can print objects at the comfort of their homes without having to use specialized 3D printing services. Given that, 3D printers are still not mainstream enough that you can

UP Mini 3D Printer Review

The UP! Mini 3D printer is a small printer designed to produce moderately sized ABS parts and print them well. It has a fully enclosed print volume that maintains a constant environment for consistent prints and an easy to use user interface. Out of the box, however,

What is the Best 3D Pen in 2015?

When a 3D printer is printing an object, it uses an extruder that heats up a plastic filament and extrudes it through a small nozzle. This extruder assembly is connected to a carriage that can be precisely moved in three dimensions; either with X-Y-Z axis (usually referred

Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer Review

The LulzBot mini is an open source desktop printer that offers quite a lot where any printer is concerned. This printer is robust, reliable, easy to use, prints extremely well, and does most of the setup work for you. What’s in the Box? The LulzBot mini comes

Best 3D Printer Filament in 2015

As 3D printing technology has developed, many materials have been tested in many different forms. There have been printers that use pellets, powders, liquid polymers, slurries, and even chocolate. Today, however, consumer printers predominately use plastic filaments. Why is that? Well, plastic filament is not as messy

Wanhao Duplicator i3 3D Printer Review

The Wanhao Duplicator i3 is a low-cost, entry level 3D printer for skilled beginners, workshop prototypers, and all-around makers alike. It is based on the Prusa i3 developed by Josef Prusa, one of the best-selling RepRap models. Its all-steel pre-assembled frame is sturdy and reliable, providing high

DaVinci 1.0 3D Printer Review 2015

With the 3D printer market flooded with affordable printers for beginners, we take a look at DaVinci 1.0 as it attempts to be the first to provide industry-grade printing with a much bigger print platform. Since the company I work for bought this printer, and in turn

FlashForge 3D Printer Creator Pro Review

The FlashForge Creator Pro is the top-of-the line 3D printer after its 1st generation counterpart. This 2nd generation FlashForge is indeed more efficient and shows exactly the advances that are happening in the 3D printer industry. In addition, this 3D printer is now simpler to use for the

Videos of 3D Printing in Action

Printing a 3D model can be amazing to watch. It is such a new technology that most of the general public are not aware of its capabilities. However, experts know that it does not take a large amount of capital to get started in 3D printing. Below

How to Get Smooth 3D Prints

Ever wanted to get rid of those layer rings on your 3D prints? If you can’t afford to have your models printed by high resolution printers like those used at Shapeways, you can still get great looking prints at home by using a little post processing magic.