The role of 3D printing in prototyping

The role of 3D printing in prototyping

The primary role of 3D printing has been in the context of prototyping before diversifying into other uses such as the hobby of particular. Now prototyping remains the main use of this tool. But why ? Financial gain The purchase of a 3D printer for a company will...
3D printing at the service of society: 3D homes

3D printing at the service of society: 3D homes

Housing is one of the primary needs of living beings. With a growing population, it is necessary to be able to allow everyone to obtain housing at lower cost. That’s why the authorities are investing in new technologies looking for opportunities to build quality...
What are the risks of using 3D printing?

What are the risks of using 3D printing?

There are different types of risks when using 3D printing, however these can be minimized by setting up prevention measures adapted to the use of such a tool. Chemical risks This type of risk depends on the materials and how they are treated when printing. This...
Soluble filaments: what implications?

Soluble filaments: what implications?

In appearance, the choice of a soluble filament seems ideal to overcome the constraints specific to the 3D printer, but it is not as simple ! First of all, the soluble filament is very expensive: using it as a support for a piece considerably increases the price of...
3D printing in school

3D printing in school

As a fan of new technologies and 3D printing, know that this tool can also have a very important role in school learning, whatever the level of students. Why ? The use of 3D printing makes it possible to equip the classroom with instruments and storage at a lower cost...
Start 3D design

Start 3D design

Start designing is within everyone’s reach with software called tinkercad, which allows you to easily discover the logic of 3D design. Principle 3D design is defined by adding and removing material. For example, if I want to design a round pearl, I start by...
[DLC-4] Hardware installation

[DLC-4] Hardware installation

Introduction I spent a lot of time writing this article. I actually preferred to prioritise construction over documenting at the beginning. The machine must be completed quickly enough and the writing takes a lot of time! These articles had to be structured according...
Creative Commons licenses

Creative Commons licenses

The licenses are set up by Creative Commons to make easy respond to copyright laws. They concern works available in the form of computer files. These licenses exist under three “forms” that allow the understanding from a legal point of view, from a user...
3D printing in everyday life: why?

3D printing in everyday life: why?

Everything ! This object, which seems a little complex at first, can be effective in many situations of everyday life, that’s why I am convinced that everyone can have a 3D printer at home. Some sites, such as thingiverse, are platforms on which everyone can...
When to replace the nozzle

When to replace the nozzle

It is necessary to replace the nozzle of your 3D printer when: It clogs with one impression on the other and you have to clean it up systematically The orifice has changed with the wear: it is no longer round and has grown, the quality of printing is very affected The...