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Most Popular 3D Modelling & Design Software for 3D Printing

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Creating 3D models will not be possible if there is no modelling and design software used. Nowadays, there are different modelling and design programs available in the market.

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Top 10 Popular 3D Printing Technologies

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Understanding different 3D printing technologies can be challenging especially for 3d printing beginners. What is the difference between SLS and DLP, or FDM and SLS? With so many acronyms in 3D printing, it can be pretty confusing. Before starting any projects that involve 3D printing, it is vital to know and understand each type of 3D printing technologies.

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Topics: 3d printing, rapid prototying

How to 3D Print High-Quality 3D Parts (Best Practices included)

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In 3D printing, it is important that the final product has to be functional and should be of good quality. However, achieving high-quality 3D objects/parts may not be easy.

There can be a lot of different factors that can influence the outcome of the 3D printing. It can be some environmental factors that are related to the 3D printing machine itself, material properties and various settings etc.

To help you achieve outstanding quality of 3D parts, here are the things that must be considered. Read on to know more about them.

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Topics: Mechanical Design and Prototyping, 3d printing, rapid prototying

3D Printing Services: What to Look For (Suggestions included)

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3D printing is a manufacturing process in which material is laid down, layer by layer, that will form a 3-dimensional object. 3D printing manufacturers are already acclaiming the ability of 3D printers to boost the sustainability of industries such as aerospace, medical, etc.

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Topics: Mechanical Design and Prototyping, 3d printing, rapid prototying

Top 10 Materials Used For Industrial 3D Printing

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Over the years, 3D printing industry has been growing and new advancements are being introduced. New 3D printing machines are also being developed to print different kinds of materials such as plastics, metals, composites and many more.

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How to choose the best 3D printing service provider?

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With the increasing number of companies that offer 3D printing services, it can be difficult to find the best service provider that suits each customer’s specific requirement. Factors such as quality, value for money, service, reliability, etc. should all be considered when choosing a 3d printing service supplier.

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The Ultimate Beginner Guide on 3D Printing

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3D printing is an additive manufacturing process that has become popular in the past years. It is a technique of transforming your virtual design into a fully three-dimensional product. It is also one of the fastest modes of developing physical prototypes accurately.

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Topics: Mechanical Design and Prototyping, 3d printing, rapid prototying

6 Common Mistakes in 3D Printing That Should Avoid

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Many people believe that making 3D prototypes is an easy task. The fact is that 3D printing is difficult and countless mistakes and errors will occur in the process. In order to create seamless 3D printing prototypes, technical knowledge and specific skills are always required.

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Topics: Mechanical Design and Prototyping, 3d printing, rapid prototying

Should my company DIY 3D Printing or outsource it to a service provider?

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Many people already know the benefits of 3D printing which includes producing product prototypes quickly. 3D printing also helps designers and engineers to be creative and innovative and let them create accurate designs during pre-production. 

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Difference between 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping

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The advancement of technology leads to the birth of different methods of product development which benefited many people including engineers, designers, etc. These product development processes include 3D printing and rapid prototyping.

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Topics: 3d printing, rapid prototying

    
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