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Questions about troubleshooting and achieving certain print-quality. Please include photos of your problem, and also describe what the limits of your 'good' prints are.
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Questions about the 3D printer firmware Marlin.
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For questions related to different filaments used as the print material.
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Questions about the slicing program called Ultimaker Cura.
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a common biodegradable thermoplastic polymer.
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the third iteration of Josef Průša's RepRap 3D printer design. This is an open source design, the tag should be used regardless of individual manufacturer (clarify in the question if i…
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for questions about 3D models.
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Questions about extrusion hardware for 3D printers.
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the process of creating a three dimensional digital representation of some object that, for instance, can be 3D printed.
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either not manufactured on a commercial scale and assembled by the end user, or are designed and built by a non-commercial entity.
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for questions about the Heated Build Platform or Plate (HBP) for 3D printers.
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Questions about the human-readable machine language, G-Code.
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Questions about slicing. Problems and challenges in the slicing process of models should use this tag.
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when a logical or systematic search for the source of a problem in order to solve it is requested.
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For questions about the Creality Ender 3
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Questions about either slicing engines or 3D modeling software.
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Questions about calibration of various 3D printer mechanics
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Questions about extrusion mechanisms in varying types of 3D printers.
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should be used for specific questions about specific issues for the Anet A8 printers.
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In electronic systems and computing, firmware is a type of software that provides control, monitoring and data manipulation of engineered products and systems. Use this tag for questions about the fir…
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for questions related to specific movement of the Z direction of the printer - Questions about a machine or 3D model's Z-axis
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For questions specifically related to the RAMPS 1.6 controller board - The RepRap Arduino Mega Pololu Shield, or RAMPS for short, is an expansion shield for the Arduino Mega designed to fit the entire…
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Questions related to the software slicing engine called Slic3r
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Questions about the standard extrusion mechanism found in FDM/FFF printers.
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Questions about building your own printer.
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for questions on Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene, also known as ABS, a commonly used thermoplastic polymer.
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Questions about electronic components for 3D printers or 3D printing electronic components.
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helps to specify that the question is concerned with the material the print itself is made from. This includes 'filament' as a subgroup but also SL…
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Questions about an extrusion assembly's nozzle component
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Questions about Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) as an additive manufacturing technology.
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for questions regarding the manual or automatic leveling of the build platform.
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Questions about part-to-platform or layer-to-layer adhesion while 3D printing.
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should involve a 3D printer that is manufactured and branded by Monoprice
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Questions about the 3D printer manufacturer MakerBot Industries
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For questions regarding RepRap (replicating rapid prototyper) project and related topics as FFF (Fused Filament Fabrication).
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General questions about desktop 3D printers.