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The biggest misconception for 3D printing is that anyone can easily design parts and print them instantly. Even with recent advances in consumer-level 3D printing, 3D printing has yet to allow anyone to print parts without already having experience or spending the time to learn about the process. This guide breaks down the essentials on how to design parts if you are new to 3D printing or are struggling to achieve good results. Know your…

3D Printing Is Super Fast 3D printing objects have become faster in recent years and there are several companies working on 3D printers which make parts in minutes rather than hours. Compared to traditional high-volume manufacturing methods such as injection molding or casting, 3D printing is relatively slow on a part production rate basis. Since 3D printers work layer-by-layer with filaments, powders, or resins, they tend to take hours to produce single parts. Also, the…

This article was published by OhmniLabs, a member of the Kambria Manufacturing Alliance.  Please follow their Blog for more technical content. Do you hate how long it takes for your 3D printer heated bed to reach temperature? Want to save on the energy costs of your 3D printer? Add insulation to your heated bed! We have tested a few common and inexpensive materials that can be used as 3D printer heated bed insulation. Insulation not…