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Is 100 Microns Good For 3D Printing?

Along with layer height in millimeters, another term often thrown around to measure 3D printing resolution is microns. So what exactly are microns, and is 100 microns considered good? 100 microns is the same as setting a 0.1mm layer height in your 3D printer slicer. A 0.1mm layer height will yield a fairly high-quality print … Read more

How Long to Cure Resin Prints – an Updated Guide

3D printing is a phenomenal hobby, but it’s not without its headaches. The amount of trial and error involved can be pretty time consuming. This is especially true when it comes to curing your resin prints. How long should you cure resin prints for anyway? The reality is that most prints should be fully cured … Read more

Strongest Infill Pattern: Which Is It and Tips For Print Strength

The strength of a 3D printed part depends on many factors: the type of filament material you use, the shell thickness, the layer height, and of course, the infill. So what’s the strongest infill pattern? Let’s dig a little deeper. What’s the strongest infill pattern? Under most circumstances, the strongest infill pattern is the honeycomb … Read more

The Ultimate Cura Support Settings How-To and Guide

Supports are essential components to 3D print certain types of models. Cura is a very powerful slicer that has many support settings you can customize to get the results you want. Learn how to configure Cura support settings in this easy-to-follow guide. FDM 3D printers work by putting down layer upon layer to build a … Read more

Anycubic Resin Settings – A Beginner’s Guide

Anycubic printers are becoming firm favorites of 3D-printing fans around the world. Their resin-based methods offer superior levels of finish, durability, and speed. If you’re new to this method, though, there’s a learning curve involved; Anycubic resin settings can take a little trial and error to get right. That’s where we come in. This page … Read more

How to Fix and Prevent Z Banding and Z Wobbling

Tired of seeing bulges and ribs on the walls of your 3D printed model? In this post, we’ll explain how to fix Z banding and Z wobbling, which is the usual culprit for these issues. Ribbing or Z banding is one of many common issues to plague 3D printers. It tends to make layer lines … Read more

Filament Stuck in PTFE Tube? Here’s how to remove it

When you have low quality filament or a misaligned PTFE tube, it’s possible that filament may break and get stuck inside the PTFE tube. Getting the filament out is pretty straightforward, so let’s dive in. How to remove filament stuck in the PTFE tube The easiest way to remove filament stuck in your 3D printer’s … Read more

3D Printer Stringing? 8 Ways To Fix It

Stringing is a very common issue in 3D printing and it can make your 3D prints look really messy. The good news is that stringing is usually very easy to fix. Let’s take a look at how to fix your 3D print stringing issues. In order to fix stringing, it’s useful to understand why it happens … Read more