Questions tagged [dlp]

Questions about the Digital Light Processing (DLP) method of 3D printing.

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Metal sintering layer-by-layer with DLP

As of current technological advancements, there exists Metal 3D printers that make use of Digital Light Processing (DLP) projector to 3D print metal objects. These printers use a mixture of metal ...
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Photon S DLP first layers adhere but support will not

Recently I changed the FEP bottom of my Anycubic Photon S and I'm having problems with prints now. The bottom layer sticks super well, but none of the supports or the prints do. I've tried tensioning ...
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Methylated spirits or turpentine to clean resin printer?

I'm new to 3D printing and have bought a resin printer. Cleaning with Isopropol Alcohol seems to be the rage, however I think this is unaware of cost savings. It appears methylated spirits is ok and ...
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3D print Ember Autodesk issues affect print quality

does anyone know something about Autodesk Ember print issues? Currently I am working on my master thesis and I would like to print with the Ember 3D printer a holder (see attachment) using the ...
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Is it safe to use photon-resin-calibration for Epax printer?

This repository contains a calibration test for DLP printers. As its file Instructions.txt says, it is an ...
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How do I find the best settings for a resin?

I have an Epax X1, I have just purchased the 2nd and 3rd bottle of resin, but I don't know what are the best settings. What is the best way to find the best settings for a new resin? Is it possible ...
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Large SLA Build Plate

So I purchased a ready-made z-axis. There are four holes for 6 mm screws. Two pairs of holes are 100 mm apart, with each pair of screw mounts 20 mm apart from each other. Basically, ...
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Square sheet in middle layers

I'm using a Tronxy Ultrabot (looks very similar to Anycubic Photon) and I'm still on my first prints. Things that happened thus far: many failed prints that stuck to the resin tank, one which I had to ...
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Why don't LCD printers use subpixels in color panels?

The LCD resin printers I've looked at have pretty standard resolutions like for a smartphone and I understand they use the same technology. However, color LCD screens have three RGB sub-pixels for ...
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DLP build plate adhesion

Does anyone have tips on improving build plate adhesion in DLP printers? I've heard a thin layer of resin or UV glue applied to the plate will help, but we're not sure if we leave the resin/glue wet, ...
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Gizmo3D SLA + Monocure resins not curing

I am working with a "Gizmo3D" type DLP resin printer, and using Monocure "General Grey" resin. I'm having some issues with getting this resin to cure to the build plate well enough to prevent it from ...
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How to create an accurate mask for a UV 3D resin DLP printer

The light of the build area of a DLP UV printer isn't evenly spread. The source of light is a 9 LED UV array. The light mainly falls of to the sides. This results in objects curing too much in the ...
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Where or who could I hire to assemble a 3d printer that came in a kit for me? [closed]

I planning on getting a resin 3d printer kit, and I don't want to take any risks building it myself. Where, or who, could I hire a professional capable of constructing a 3D printer kit? They don't ...
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Managing LEDs with NanoDLP

I'm building my own DLP printer with UV LEDs. I use a 20A relay to power them on, since they require high power and can't be directly driven by arduino or Raspberry. I'm planning to use them with ...
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What choices do we have on Clear resins for DLP?

I'm searching for a truly clear DLP resin which can polymerize between 400nm and 405nm. I found the unpigmented from FunToDo, but it seems to be yellow-clear: I'm trying to achieve something similar ...
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How to display images on DLP using HDMI for 3D printing?

I am working on a DLP based 3D printer. I already sliced my STL file to multiple layers. Each layer is saved as a SVG file. Because its an SVG file, I can always convert each layer to PNG/JPG file if ...
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Pros to UV printing

This is related to Cons to UV printing and focused on Ryan Carlyle's answer, mentioning: "...resin-curing SLA/DLP printers are industrial or commercial tools that are really not suitable for home ...
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Cons to UV printing

I've been curious about the various UV/Laser printers in (or coming into) market that use liquid resin. I've seen the samples of the Pegasus Touch, Form1, and the Carbon3D as examples. I like the ...
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Which photopolymer for printing?

I am thinking about building my own DLP 3D printer. I want to know which uv curing resin I should use. Also, I came across a continuous 3D printing technology where oxygen permeable glass was used to ...
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What are the other materials which can be used in DLP Printing, other than polymers?

I know that melted polymers are used for DLP (digital light processing) printing, by displaying the model onto the liquid material, which is the melted polymer. But, can I use materials like steel, ...