Questions tagged [part-identification]

In case you have trouble correctly identifying components of your printer.

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What parts are suitable replacements for an Ender 3 Pro?

I'm new to 3D printing and I recently got my first 3D printer, an Ender 3 Pro by Creality. I've tried to find information about the type of nozzles should I look for. I'm trying to find stainless ...
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How does this Martian habitat 3D printer built for NASA work?

The ArchDaily article AI SpaceFactory Wins NASA's 3D-Printed Mars Habitat Challenge shows a working 3D printing apparatus using an unusual material containing basalt fiber extracted from Marian ...
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Identifying the plastic type of an unknown spool of filament or recyclable waste

Is there any way to test what kind your filament is? There are no labels on the spools and I don't know whether they are ABS or PLA. I got the plastic with the printer, which is no longer sold (...
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What is this called? A tube flange bearing threaded for threaded pushrod

How should I describe this part which looks like a threaded flange so that I can research replacements? It is the gold piece in the middle of each photo. It is used to create a bed raiser in the FLSUN ...