3D Printing Stack Exchange by Kiwix

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

17 What can I use to "sand" my ABS prints? 2016-01-13T00:41:32.907

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

17 How do I 3D-print fair dice? 2017-10-30T16:47:28.023

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

16 Which resolution is needed for bricks compatible with Lego? 2016-01-20T18:40:21.680

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

16 Bed leveling method? 2016-02-03T19:52:30.133

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

16 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

15 How to automate printing of multiple parts continuously? 2016-01-12T21:55:29.397

15 How to print an overhanging arc 2016-01-14T19:34:50.137

15 Can 1.75mm filament be used in a printer that takes 3mm filament? 2016-01-15T13:05:05.660

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

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

15 Printed part auto-eject (automatic part removal) 2016-10-18T22:32:58.637

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

14 Are there biocompatible materials available to the general public? 2016-01-13T08:28:30.357

14 How is 3D printing done in space? 2016-01-16T20:21:06.633

14 How to achieve dimensional accuracy of printed parts 2016-01-18T12:33:22.370


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