Questions tagged [quality]

For questions about the quality or durability of a finished 3D print, printing material or of a 3D printing machine.

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Which endstops are most precise?

I have seen mechanical (micro switch), optical and magnetic(magnet + hall sensor) end stops. Are there any differences in how exact they switch at the right location? If so which are the most ...
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Printing screws - is the output usable? (M3 or M4)

I just want to ask if anyone has successfully printed a screw (M3 or M4). Is the printed output usable as a screw? What printer is capable of printing screws? I am using an M3D printer - is there a ...
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Producing closely fitting parts

I would really like to be able to print moving parts that fit well enough to move without excessive friction, but also aren't excessively loose. Using an Ultimaker 2, what should be my expectations ...