Tag: fdm

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

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

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

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

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

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

16 3d printing for outdoor use: what types of filament are most weather resistant? 2016-01-12T18:59:34.417

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

15 Do 3D printers really reach 50 micron (0.05 mm) accuracy? 2019-06-22T22:06:22.017

14 My heated glass print bed keeps chipping and cracking. How can I prevent this? 2016-01-13T21:00:04.907

14 Why does hairspray work as an adhesive for ABS? 2019-10-16T05:39:49.663

13 Will I see a noticeable difference switching from a .4mm to a .3mm nozzle? 2016-02-05T22:18:16.727

13 Printing screws - is the output usable? (M3 or M4) 2016-12-09T00:31:53.750

12 How do I do multi-colour printing? 2016-01-13T16:57:51.897

11 Layer delamination 2016-05-03T16:21:48.817

11 Can toothbrush bristles be printed? 2016-06-16T16:00:37.283

9 What can cause a sudden and dramatic loss in the inter-layer registration of my prints? 2016-01-13T06:35:47.820

9 MakerBot Replicator 1 Voltage Regulator Fix 2016-01-19T15:36:34.467

9 How can I prevent my nozzle catching on my print? 2017-11-28T18:09:44.930

9 How to avoid stringing? 2018-08-13T00:23:29.873

7 Proper settings for printing rubber and rubber-like materials? 2016-02-26T18:25:06.273

7 Raft hard to remove? 2016-05-31T20:03:01.093

7 How to 3D print an object with variable printing speed? 2016-08-18T04:34:05.640

7 Weight Reducing Design Change for Extruder Driver 2017-04-11T10:05:07.007

7 missing small sections of layers after a retraction 2017-10-04T06:54:47.300

7 Mains powered heatbed safety 2018-04-06T11:45:29.320

7 When should I replace the nozzle on my printer? 2019-09-04T03:31:14.850

6 How can I optimize my print for casting in metal? 2016-01-13T20:30:30.690

6 Is it possible to use an aftermarket controller on a MakerBot? 2016-02-16T18:37:23.413

6 Is 3D printing feasible for a coaxial rotational joint? 2016-03-07T18:42:44.330

6 What are the appropriate ranges of gear ratios for 1.75 mm and 3 mm filament extruders? 2016-03-08T19:54:06.207

6 What are the downsides and aftereffects of using a smaller nozzle? 2016-10-24T19:55:19.650

6 What causes the print heat to 'catch' on the part? 2016-11-24T07:15:49.703

6 White PLA prints frequently have rough sidewalls near top of the print 2017-02-18T04:44:33.427

6 How to make an object hold water 2017-08-27T07:38:36.850

6 Line width changes depending on the direction the print head moves 2018-06-29T10:25:09.957

6 What prints can I do to test/calibrate my printer for precision? 2018-07-26T19:58:14.087

5 How thin can I make the wall of a pipe? 2016-01-13T21:23:20.463

5 Glue sticks for print bed 2016-05-06T15:34:40.387

5 What is the best color of PETg to use for outdoor durability? 2017-02-28T13:20:35.137

5 Troubleshooting printing layer squashing? 2017-06-13T13:58:09.573

5 Which software do I need to start print something? 2019-04-26T15:16:45.453

5 What is the best infill pattern for shearing strength? 2020-02-11T04:57:31.660

4 Any family of plastics / filaments that bend and keep their shape? 2018-04-24T16:40:29.547

4 First layer of print comes out poorly even when placed on a raft (which prints fine) 2018-08-05T00:21:28.250

4 How to fix evenly spaced vertical print pattern 2019-01-20T11:21:40.933

4 Can a single line of Gcode have variable extrusion rate? 2019-02-12T12:03:05.070

4 Needle Hotend for nonplanar printing 2019-06-24T04:56:35.640

3 Settings to change when upgrading from Smart Extruder to Smart Extruder+ 2016-03-02T09:29:08.800

3 FDM: Clear=transparent part 2017-02-02T09:03:13.320

3 Post processing FDM for strength 2017-03-12T01:49:56.653

3 Help with Repetier firmware (probably locked and licensed) 2017-05-30T10:43:50.183

3 Print quality problem with M3D FDM printer 2018-04-15T09:20:36.067

3 Linking the 3D printing path coordinates to CAD for modelling 2018-06-24T11:40:27.047

3 Important build plate characteristics/qualities 2019-01-02T13:10:57.223

3 Small structures are deformed after switching to Duet Wifi 2019-01-12T21:16:44.563

3 Why is pressure advance usually implemented in firmware rather than in slicer 2020-12-09T09:52:29.507

2 3D print Configuration Cura - Anet A8 2016-12-28T07:53:40.060

2 Is it possible to print an object that has a "roof" without anything under it? 2017-03-11T15:45:09.743

2 Extruder calibrated, but prints still oversized by .1 mm or so 2019-02-15T19:46:28.433

2 Visible/irregular horizontal lines for complex models 2019-07-12T18:10:02.160

2 My first layer becomes solid when sections are supposed to have small separations 2020-02-26T16:33:46.557

2 Filament that is resistant to ozone 2020-04-20T04:34:04.407

1 Reprap prusa i3 Y and Z axis swapped when printing GCODE files 2016-12-27T20:34:45.507

1 How is FDM Better than CBAM? 2017-10-19T16:57:45.853

1 Problem With large prints on Lulzbot Taz6 2018-01-20T21:42:23.480

1 Trying to control temperature of hotend using PWM signal and MOSFET 2018-12-20T11:07:03.673

1 how air gap and raster width are related to each other in FDM process? 2019-07-27T03:16:36.177

1 How to unload filament as cleanly as possible using the extruder motor? 2020-02-23T13:12:25.933

1 Monoprice select mini underextrusion? 2020-04-17T23:49:37.177

1 How is the extrusion rate matched to the movement speed? 2020-11-10T18:44:42.233

1 Will 3D printing work upside down or in zero gravity? 2020-12-29T03:21:49.187

1 Bed heating stops when paused by filament runout sensor 2021-01-20T00:39:19.087

1 How to replace the nozzle in my hotend assembly? 2021-02-01T06:58:27.727

0 Are SLA prints also susceptible to say microbes like FFF prints are with the microscopic flaws? 2019-05-22T10:56:06.283

0 Please suggest parameters for 0.5 mm diameter nozzle 2019-07-25T04:21:51.177

0 Diamond hotend with single extruder motor 2019-12-11T17:25:17.643

0 Ender 3 doesn't extrude whilst printing, fine while manually setting extruder 2020-04-01T21:04:47.277

0 My 3D model is printing with missing parts when sliced in Ultimaker Cura 2020-04-30T06:37:04.533

0 Quantitatively measuring nozzle wear 2020-12-26T12:34:09.387