FAQ

What is an IDEX 3D Printer & why would you want it

2020-06-01T15:43:03+12:00May 30th, 2020|FAQ, News|

So what is IDEX technology & why is it such a big deal in Dual Extruder 3D Printers?

First lets explore what Dual Head 3D Printers actually refers to

Common 3D Printers with 2 heads, also called dual extruder heads, are essentially 2 filament output mechanisms attached side by side on a single ‘Head mount’.
For sake of convenience, these were still called ‘Dual Head’ & the terms dual head or dual extruder […]

3D Print Not Sticking to Bed FAQ

2020-05-27T05:41:16+12:00May 27th, 2020|3D Tips, FAQ|

Why is my part not sticking to the 3d printer bed while being 3d printed?

The Most common issue people experience when they first start 3d printing is that the plastic is not sticking to the printer base, so the object can not form.
While this may seem like a very serious problem, in most cases it just means you need to setup a few things correctly.

In the 3D Printing world, we […]

Wanhao D7 / D7 plus Creation Workshop Software

2019-01-03T14:38:01+12:00January 3rd, 2019|FAQ|

Creation Workshop SLA DLP 3D Printer Slicer

Wanhao now offers the new Wanhao Slicer program for the D7 D7 plus & D8 3D Printers.
These programs are free with all new 3D Printers bought.

However, some of the previous customers would like to continue using the older open source Creation Workshop program for free rather than buying the New Wanhao Slicer tool.
If you wish to do so as well, please download Creation Workshop […]

How to 3D Print Carbon Fibre Filament

2020-06-13T18:32:24+12:00November 30th, 2018|FAQ|

How to 3D Print Carbon Fibre

First a quick intro

All Carbon Fibre filaments are actually made by adding Carbon Fibre (abbreviated CF) into a base plastic.
For eg, PLA. There is a proportaion (or percentage) of Carbon Fibre inside the 3d printer filament which is still mainly plastic.
Most cheap Carbon Fibre filaments are simply PLA with just around 5% CF inside them.

What does 3d Printing Carbon Fibre actually mean?

When you ‘Print’ CF, […]

[FAQ] Why is my 3D print not sticking to the bed?

2018-11-10T08:49:24+12:00November 7th, 2018|FAQ|

One of the most common issue people experience when they first start 3D printing is that the plastic is not sticking to the printer base, so the object can not form.
While this may seem like a very serious problem, in most cases it just means you need to set up a few things correctly.

In the 3D printing world, we use phrases like ‘First Layer Adhesion’ for this.

Lets talk about the […]