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Whai is Twitter Marketing?

Well, Twitter is loaded with hundreds of people who visit this site at least once a day. So it’s obvious that if you can add Twitter to your Marketing campaign, it will do the wonder for your brand. ...
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What can cause Z height loss in the first few layers?

All my prints come out about 1 mm too short in the Z dimension. So for example a 20 mm cube comes out 19 mm high. A 10 mm cube comes out 9 mm high. The X and Y dimensions are fine. There's a little ...
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FlashForge Finder turns off mid print. Unable to reset or update firmware

I am new to 3D printing and am trying to get started with a FlashForge Finder. Unfortunately, the printer keeps shutting off mid print, and I am unable to find a cause. Here's what I have tried thus ...
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Is the Vref trimmer relevant on TMC2208 in UART mode?

I'm going to use TMC2208 stepstick in a printer and the firmware can control via UART the current during printing and during holding (static, no movement): the firmware has an explicit setting for ...
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Why Ender 5 Pro cant remember the axis position and cant move back to 0 anymore?

I am completely new to 3D Printing. I got my first printer a Creality Ender 5 Pro yesterday. My problem I did shutdown the printer without the axis being in home position (X: 0, Y: 0, Z: 320 instead ...
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Temperature sets to cooling when print starts CR10s Pro v1

I've got this second hand printer today, but, when I want to start printing, the temperature sets to cooling mode and the print never starts. This is what I've done so far... Upgraded firmware for ...
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How would I go about making a 3-D printer? [closed]

What would I need to build my own 3-d printer and how would I go about doing it
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In FreeCAD, how do you copy a sketch from one plane to another?

I'm using FreeCAD, and I would like to duplicate a 2D sketch on another plane, but I can't seem to find an obvious way to do this.
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Delamination issue Ender 3 Pro PLA

I recently bought some SUNLU PLA black filament and was attempting a small print with it and it started to come out in strings and lumps and was incredibly inconsistent. Before this I'd been using ...
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Where can I find 3D models of Microsoft hardware products? [closed]

I have a Microsoft sculpt keyboard and want to make a customized negative slope attachment. The easiest way to do that would be to load the existing attachment into Fusion 360 and modify it, similar ...
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CoreXY printer homes in the wrong direction, but moves correctly when moved manually

So I'm using TH3D firmware on my CoreXY printer and when I move it from the LCD it moves correctly, but when I try to home X or Y it goes in the wrong direction. It's set to home to min in firmware. ...
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Why is cupping bad in SLA prints?

Why is cupping bad? (I don't mean hollow parts) Example: Lets say that I want to print a simple cup without a handle. There are two obvious orientations: In one orientation it won't require any ...
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Ender 3 Z-axis does not move

I just received two Ender 3 printers and have assembled them, but, there is a problem on one of the printers, the Z-axis doesn't work, all the manipulations you do (run a print, go into the settings ...
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Do SLA printers have open source slicers available to use?

Does anyone know of a (manufacturer independent) software that supports different types of SLA printers? Since there are many different SLA type printers around, I was wondering if there are any ...
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Using a grow box filter and fan as a cheap 3D printer filter

Anybody consider using a Grow Box Fan and filter inside an enclosure. They come cheap with 200 cfm fan and aluminum carbon filters. https://www.amazon.com/iPower-Inline-Variable-Controller-Ventilation/...
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Under extrusion caused by sharp turns(?)

I have been testing my brain for the last few weeks trying to solve this problem: Some info: Printers: Sidewinder X1 | Prusa MK3S Extruder: Stock(Titan clone with volcano clone hotend) | Stock ...
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Any possible issues with adding heat/cool down cycle in the end of print (PLA)

I'm printing with anycubic i3 mega on an ultrabase bed. When I first got the printer the prints were easy to remove from the bed after it cools down, I didn't need to put any extra effort. However ...
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Bolt hole terminology for “tight” and “loose” bolt holes

When a hole is created for a bolt, it might be "tight"; the intent is for the hole to be tapped. Or it might be "loose", and the intent is for the bolt to slide into the hole and ...
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How to create a support structure in tinkercad?

I've created a case for my Raspberry Pi in Tinkercad and would like to 3d print it. However, I don't know how to create supports! I tried looking it up, but I got a model that I don't know how to ...
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Add brim everywhere, not just around the outermost line

I have a repair part that I need to print with ABS and I know that I have warping problems with ABS. I'm now trying to mitigate this by printing a circle around my object and use more brim. You can ...
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Layer shift on one axis around the same height

I have tried searching and tried various troubleshooting suggestions to no end. I keep getting a shift in the x-axis around the same height (give or take a few layers). My mainboard fan was broken so ...
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Z-offset issues with slic3r and Da Vinci Nano

I was attempting to use slic3r 1.3.0 to print to my Da Vinci Nano, using MiniMover (a replacement for xyzprint) to load the g-code. The print seemed to be a couple of millimetres off of the bed, but ...
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X axis stops working sometimes on my Tronxy X5SA

This is regarding the circuit of my 3D printer Tronxy X5SA's stepper motor for X axis. I had an observation: It has a cooling fan (40X10 24V) which is having issues lately - it stops working sometimes,...
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Ender 5 pro , prints lean, but only when multiple parts are printed (almost)

I can print single, large, complex parts with multiple towers with long travels between them and nothing leans. So pretty sure it is not belt tension, lash, or slop. When I add a second part to the ...
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Some procedures to improve 1st layer

I'm wondering if anyone can confirm this improves the success rate of the first layer by doing this before starting print. My case is using ABS with a Reprap. In may work on other 3D printers and ...
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Springs for tensioning V rollers?

I just dealt with fixing V roller issues on my Ender 3, and got to questioning the eccentric nut setup. It's hard to get perfect tension without overtightening (possibly leading to flat spots) and ...
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Why would a printer stop moving but keep extruding? [closed]

My printer will randomly stop or slow down but it still extrudes as if it never slowed down. This has ruined many of my prints and I can’t figure out why it’s doing this?
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Heat bed is not perfectly flat, should I change it? [closed]

My Longer LK4 heat bed is not perfectly flat and is not perfectly smooth anymore since I scratched it a little while removing prints. Should I replace it with a new one?
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Using FreeCad command line to convert STEP to STL

I can load a STEP file and export it to STL using the FreeCad GUI. How do I do this from the command line?
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Minimum Solid Figure traced by a Delta 3D Printer

In cartesian printers, the extruder is moving along the X axis, Y axis and/or Z axis. Every axes has its own resolution, this is the minimum length that is possible to achieve in that axis and is ...
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Top Layer/Solid Infill Bulge

Whenever the print reaches a layer with top/solid infill, it bulges out. It is not on the same layer for every print, which rules out Z-binding. Here are things I have tried: Different slicers ...
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Visible lines along Y-axis on Ender 3 Pro

I have a model that's placed on the bed exactly like on this picture: I have constant quality degradation as the bed moves down to print in the upper left corner (1). Everything is fine on the X (2)-(...
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Expansion in bottom skin after first layer

I'm having an issue where prints with narrow tolerance come out fused. This makes it pretty much impossible to print anything with narrow parts. It seems to be mostly (maybe only) an issue in the ...
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3D printing source material and superglue

I've seen there are several different types of source material for 3D printing. My question is: Which of those would hold up under regular Loctite superglue or plastic model glue? I'm asking because I ...
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Will I brick my Ender 3 if I try flashing without a bootloader?

I have a recently purchased Ender 3 Pro, and it may well already have a bootloader on it. I don't have the various adapters to flash one yet. Is it destructive to try flashing over USB without the ...
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How round are filaments?

I am planning to install a filament diameter sensor to my printer, but that sensor measures only one diameter. If the filament is not round, an additional error will be introduced. How round are ...
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Can PETG be used as support material for PLA?

Printing supports, either complete, or partially from PVA have not always resulted in successful prints according to my experience with the filament (used in a dual extruder Ultimaker 3 extended). PVA ...
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Auto bed leveling with stepper motor lock

I have a botObject printer that was discontinued that I want to run using a RAMPS 1.4 board. The bed leveling was done by the print nozzle being pushed down on the spring loaded bed and then the ...
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Creatorbot-3D Kickstarter assembly instructions

I disassembled my printer a couple of years ago for a move and now I'm getting back to it and can't find the manual detailing the assembly anywhere and the google drive link is gone. Does anyone have ...
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Ender 3 print bed damage

Just got an Ender 3 a week ago. This is my first 3D printer. On the 5th print the object ended up tearing away the surface of the print bed such that it's no longer usable. Trying to work out if this ...
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BLTouch ender 3 pro doing a very hard end stop

I am very new to 3D printing and after finding the bed on my Ender 3 Pro to be very uneven I decided to install a bl-touch module and new firmware from TH3D. I use Cura and it works fine but it only ...
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3D Printed Sphere, How to Remove Roughness

I have a model of an eye that I custom made in Blender 2.83 that when printed only creates roughness on the printed object near where I had the supports. The supports are not the cause of the ...
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How to find pure PLA filament?

Prompted by discussion in comments of a recent question whether PLA is suitable for parts that need to be in contact with acetone, I did some casual experiments and found that my clear/"natural&...
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Anet A6 problems; display and PC connection [closed]

I just bought an Anet A6. after I put it together, I have like 2 issues: The display is lighting up but blank, and I see 1 fan blowing ( maybe that's normal if the thing isn't working) My PC doesn't ...
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Is there a slicer that can set the print speed for each layer as a function of the layer area?

Is there a slicer that can set the print speed for each layer as a function of the layer area? Larger areas give the layer a longer time to cool off before the next print layer. When the layer areas ...
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Showing dimension of a model in FreeCAD [closed]

I had a simple model imported into FreeCAD and I'd like to know the dimension of the bounding box for the model, how do I do that?
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Ender 3 display stopped working, how to test if need to replace

My Ender 3 LCD display was working ok, I went to turn it on recently but is not showing any signal of life anymore... I have tried unplugging and plugging again, is there a way to test if the screen ...
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Bumps in outer wall

First of all, I'm quite new to 3D printing. After printing some temperature towers, stringing and bridging tests, I wanted to print the Bechys to see everything working together. I'm getting some ...
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Why is glass a widely recommended option for the print bed?

Glass is really bad at transferring heat. Therefore using it with heated bed seems to be a strange solution since it will not be transferring heat from bed to the print. However every article I see ...
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How to get a quality print of a thin single-walled shell?

I would like to 3D print a small thin tub/mold for an epoxy resin. I have tubings inserted into holes, and I need to fix these tubings securely with epoxy (see picture below). The space is very ...

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