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Under extrusion after first layer

My ANET A8 is under extruding after the first layer. I have levelled the bed and z axis, replaced the whole heat block assembly (nozzle, heat block and the metal tube the filament is inserted into) and I have ensure the gear wheel on the extruder motor is clear. On the software side of things i have read that it …Continue reading →

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Lockheed Martin, Arconic collaborate on metal 3D printing and lightweight aerospace materials

Lockheed Martin and Arconic announced today a two-year Joint Development Agreement (JDA) to collaborate on the development of customized lightweight material systems and advanced manufacturing processes, such as metal 3D printing. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180716-lockheed-martin-arconic-collaborate-on-metal-3d-printing-and-lightweight-aerospace-materials.html

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Amazon Prime Day: 3D Printer/3D Printing Filament Deals Thread

Hopefully we can get this stickied for 24 hours but lets throw all deals into one thread as they come. Deals do not have to be on Amazon as a lot of other retailers are also having Prime day deals to compete. submitted by /u/phr0ze [link] [comments] from 3D printing news https://ift.tt/2zFxsHm via RSS

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3d printer arriving today

So my Prusa i3 Mk3 kit is finally arriving today. Any advice for a first-time 3d printer as I get started? submitted by /u/SonofNun [link] [comments] from 3D printing news https://ift.tt/2mkPS6H via RSS

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Boldly glowing where no one has gone before!

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AREVO launches battery-assisted, 3D printed carbon-fiber frame bike

AREVO announced last week the launch of its eBike, a battery-assisted bike using a 3D printed carbon fiber frame. The announcement comes on the heels of launching its first 3D printed all terrain city bike in May. via 3ders.org, http://www.3ders.org/articles/20180716-arevo-launches-battery-assisted-3d-printed-carbon-fiber-frame-ebike.html

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3D printing

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Ender 3 suddenly not printing properly

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The things I printed so far on my Geeetech E180

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Really bad tolerance

So I am new to 3d printing and have tried printing some moving parts, but they always seem to adhere. I printed out a tolerance test but not even .5 worked. I'm printing on a tevo tarantula, cura, .2 layer height, 50 printing speed, 20 percent infill. The prints are adhering to the bed well, I was wondering if there …Continue reading →

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