Flow Rate Calibration
Calibrating your flow rate (extrusion multiplier) will ensure you are getting the optimal volumetric flow from your hot end. This...
How to Price 3D Prints
3D printing can be a great source of income once you are skilled with your printers. Whether you want to make extra money on the side or start a f...
Auto Bed Leveling (ABL) Sensor Comparison
One of the best upgrades you can add to a 3D printer to improve both performance and ease of use is an auto bed leveling sensor. Although they tec...
3D Printing Functional Parts
3D printing is a versatile process that can be used to create everything from desk trinkets to functional parts that can be sold to customers. It ...
Bed Leveling, First Layer Thickness, and Z-Offset
Three of the most popular topics in 3D printing are bed leveling, first layer thickness, and Z-offset—and for good reason. These areas are the fou...
Unified Bed Leveling (UBL) - Marlin Firmware
If you are not familiar with automatic bed leveling, it is a way to measure the topology of your build plate and compensate for any imperfect...
Understanding Temperature Tower Results
One of the first things you will hear people suggest when using new filament is to run a temp tower to find the optimal settings.
There is one p...
Velocity, Acceleration, Jerk and Junction Deviation
Most people know that 3D printers can move in X, Y, and Z. These movements are tuned using the parameters Velocity, Acceleration, and Jerk (now be...
PID Tuning - Marlin Firmware
PID stands for Proportional, Integral, and Derivative. It controls how your printer handles temperature adjustments to your hotend and heated bed...
3D Printing The Perfect First Layer
-Clean Build Plate (Isopropyl Alcohol 90% or higher recommended)
-Flat Build Surface (we recommend our 3DMaker Polypropylene Build...
3D Printer Nozzle Guide
Selecting The Right 3D Printer Nozzle
3D printer nozzle selection is pretty straight forward. It all depends on what type of filament you plan on ...
3D Printer Build Plate Guide
Selecting the Correct Build Surface for Your 3D Printer
The days of hairspray, glue sticks, painters tape and all the other nonsense are over! A ...
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