Recommended 3D Printer settings

There are many 3D printers, filaments, and project types out there, so the variations of 3D printer settings are almost limitless. This page contains recommended settings for the most common 3D printing jobs, printers, and materials. Printing materials Filament material Shore A hardness Shrinkage Platform adhesion Advantages PLA Blue painters tape  Less warping, No heating bed required, […]

Cura 3D Printing and Slicing Software

The Cura 3D printing software is made by Ultimaker, the 3D printer manufacturer. When you install the application create a profile for your printer. The user’s guide or data sheet of you printer should contain the necessary information to populate the form. Troubleshooting The save button is not enabled Symptom: The design is loaded into the program, […]

Monoprice Select Mini 3D Printer

The Monoprice Select Mini 3D printer is one of the best values on the market today. For $220 you get a 50-micron (0.05 mm) resolution 3D printer with PLA and ABS capabilities, and heated printing platform. The heated platform can reduce or eliminate the warping of the edges when the object cools down too quickly. The printer […]