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For questions about the Creality Ender 3 family of 3D printers
Questions about the 3D printer firmware Marlin.
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.
Questions about the slicing program called Ultimaker Cura.
Polylactic Acid, also known as PLA, is a common biodegradable thermoplastic polymer.
for questions about 3D models.
For questions related to different filaments used as the print material.
Questions about extrusion hardware for 3D printers.
The Prusa i3 is 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. You might want to add the sp…
when a logical or systematic search for the source of a problem in order to solve it is requested.
3D design (or modelling) is the process of creating a three dimensional digital representation of some object that, for instance, can be 3D printed.
Questions related to 3D-printers, that are either not manufactured on a commercial scale and assembled by the end user, or are designed and built by a non-commercial entity.
Questions about the human-readable machine language, G-Code.
for questions about the Heated Build Platform or Plate (HBP) for 3D printers.
for questions regarding the manual or automatic leveling of the build platform.
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…
Questions about the standard extrusion mechanism found in FDM/FFF printers.
Questions about slicing. Problems and challenges in the slicing process of models should use this tag.
Questions about extrusion mechanisms in varying types of 3D printers or the extrusion process.
for questions related to specific movement of the Z direction of the printer - Questions about a machine or 3D model's Z-axis
Questions about calibration of various 3D printer mechanics
For questions about the BLTouch automatic leveling sensor for 3D Printers.
Questions about either slicing engines or 3D modeling software.
should be used for specific questions about specific issues for the Anet A8 printers.
Questions about an extrusion assembly's nozzle component
Questions about part-to-platform or layer-to-layer adhesion while 3D printing.
Questions related to the software slicing engine called Slic3r
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…
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…
Questions about electronic components for 3D printers or 3D printing electronic components.
For questions about the Creality CR-10 family of 3D printers
for questions on Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene, also known as ABS, a commonly used thermoplastic polymer.
Questions about Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) as an additive manufacturing technology.
Questions about building your own printer.
For questions about resin based printers
for questions about post processing, i.e. additional methods and processes after a print has been completed.