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How to clean up my buildpate for a new build surface?

My ender3 came with a BuildTak-clone surface, and as I was a little too vigorous in getting the print off the bed (I had failed to level right and printed a bit too tight to the bed, resulting in ...
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Important build plate characteristics/qualities

I managed to tear my build plate trying to get some very stubborn plastic off it. I'll need to buy a new one, what characteristics are important for me to ensure it's compatable with my printer? I ...
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Can a 3D printer make a 3D printer?

Could you use a 3D printer to make a 3D printer's parts? What is the most of a 3D printer that can be made this way? Could parts that break be replaced this way?
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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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Ultimaker Original temperature sensor replacement?

The title almost says it all. I was searching on websites like amazon.com and ebay.com for a replacement of the temperature sensor of my Ultimaker 1, but could only find replacements for Ultimaker 2 (...
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Print only part (fraction) of a model

I've made a 9H-printing model tonight, and only a little part of it failed (because a support dropped off). I want to reprint only that little part. How can I do that in Cura? How can I tell Cura to ...
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How do you know when your SLA resin tray needs to be replaced?

How do you know when your SLA print tray has lost its non-stick coating? Are there visible or testable signs you can use to determine it is time to invest in a new resin tray? Is it best to ...
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How long is an extruder's/nozzle's life?

I've been using a printer for several years now and I've never replaced any of my extruder hardware (nozzles, steppers, gears etc.). I was wondering how long you should expect your extruder hardware ...
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Is this very large flat panel printable in ABS?

I am designing an part for my car. It is a panel for the rear door. I want to add it some cases for tools, but before going on, could you tell me: It is a large flat panel, around 100cm by 35cm. Is ...
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Laser cutting on RepRap

I have seen some lasers attached to the RepRap platform for cutting but most seem to be cutting paper, balsa wood, or merely etching. If I were wanting to build a platform for cutting wood, similar ...
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Dimension SST Printer Broken parts

My company has an old Dimension SST printer that is out of commission due to a few broken pieces. I have contacted the Stratsys folk and they won't do anything until we purchase a multi-thousand ...
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Printing Plastic Replacement Parts

On a number of occasions I've broken small plastic parts that are nearly impossible to replace but could easily be 3-D printed. The latest such mishap is the volume knob on the factory-installed ...