When it comes to infill patterns, they're all pretty plain. Grid, rectilinear, honeycomb and cubic. I know there are others, but those 4 are favoured due to their strength and ability to be printed at high speeds. Well now there's a new kid on the block - Gyroid.
As it stands right now, there are two main extrusion systems - bowden and direct drive. Each comes with its own advantages and disadvantages, which is the reason why both still exist. The main disadvantage of direct drive is the higher moving mass, which is the reason why the bowden system was created. By moving … Continue reading A new extrusion system
I've recently been researching a lot about methods of reducing the visibility of seams in 3D prints. Commonly referred to as layer seams, z seams, blobs, zits, or scarring, the marks appear on prints either in a line or scattered around the model depending on slicer settings. An example can be seen below on this … Continue reading All about “layer seams”