As 3D printing becomes more popular, and the price of printing machines plummets from the prices of only a few years ago, so the price of feedstock also drops and at a time when the range of printing materials increases. It is now possible to print using a number of common thermoplastic materials that can be melted and reformed as necessary to form complex shapes. Continue reading 5 Most Popular 3D Printing Thermoplastics
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) is a lightweight yet immensely strong thermoplastic which is finding increasing roles in many different fields. Ranging from piping systems of all sizes through toys and musical instruments and on to protective equipment such as helmets and shields, ABS is both tough and adaptable. Continue reading ABS Plastic Explained
The 3D printing industry has been getting massive attention since last year. Its popularity skyrocketed since it was made commercial five years ago. It’s just right to give the same attention to one of the most common materials used in this kind of technology, the acrylonitrile butadiene styrene. Continue reading The Importance of ABS Plastics in 3D Printing
How do you 3d print an object?
Are you still one of the few who don’t know how to 3d print an object? Is the subject confusing and unclear? In this post, I will try to provide the most simple explanation of how 3d printing actually works. It’s really simple, see it for yourself!
Yes, the 3d printer is cool, and it can print anything you want, whenever, wherever… But you still have to fill ’em with €25 plastic spools. If it were only a little cheaper to use them… Or is it?