# Tags

A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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Questions about techniques or troubleshooting support structures while 3D printing.
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For questions about the Creality CR-10 family of 3D printers
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For questions about materials in general. For filament related questions, please use print-material tag
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Questions related to various types of stepper motor drivers
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Questions about stepper motors, a motor type commonly used in 3D printers.
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The build plate describes the flat piece of material you print on. A heated build plate is called a heat-bed (see separate tag). The material of the build plate influences the adhesion of the print ma…
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projects concerned with 3D printer software. 'Repetier' is usually use synonymous for repetier-firmware, which is a 3D printer firmware. Use the 'repetier-host' tag if yo…
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For questions regarding .stl files and the STL file format.
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Questions about the internal structure of a 3D printed part.
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Questions about any various motors on a 3D printer
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a web interface for 3D printers. It is hosted on http://octoprint.org/ and programmed by Gina Häußge.
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For questions about the quality or durability of a finished 3D print, printing material or of a 3D printing machine.
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for question that relate to switches or probes to level the bed either manually or automatically
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Managing temperatures in 3D printers. This includes hotends, heated beds, heated chambers, cooling elements and cooling of electronics.
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one of the most common microprocessor boards used to control 3D printers. If you think your Arduino is part of your issue, you can use this tag.
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Questions related to the software slicing program called Simplify3D
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For questions about precautions with regard to immediate safety and security, when operating a machine, or handling printing materials.
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For questions about the BLTouch automatic leveling sensor for 3D Printers.
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Questions about general maintenance and upkeep of printers.
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Questions about the Stereolithography (SLA) method of 3D printing.
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should be used for specific questions about specific issues for the Anet A6 printers.
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a revised version of the third iteration of Prusajr's famous RepRap 3D printer design.
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For questions that concern the performance of a 3D printing operation, or for improving the speed of the operation performed.
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should involve a 3D printer that is manufactured by Monoprice and branded by the name Maker Select 3D Printer v1/v2.
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Warping denotes the phenomenon of lifting edges during printing. Warping is a thermal expansion effect due to filament shrinking when cooling down.
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an electronic component commonly used to sense temperature.
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A switched-mode power supply (also called an SMPS or "switcher") converts electrical power from one state to another. An SMPS can for instance be used to convert power from an electrical wall outlet i…
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Questions about which filament to choose for a certain application belong here.
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3D printer manufacturer from China since 2011.
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For frequently asked questions or questions that discuss the basics of 3D printing.
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Questions about cooling 3D printers or 3D printed parts.
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for questions related to specific movement of the Y direction of the printer - Questions about a machine or 3D model's Y-axis