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For questions regarding the "homing" (positioning to a known location) of 3D printing devices.
Similar to the print-quality tag, but for problems where the print fails completely rather than just producing a poor result. Please include photos and describe what steps you have taken to isolate th…
Questions relating to the resolution of print layers, that is prints parallel to the Z-plane.
Questions about 3D scanning.
Questions about cooling 3D printers or 3D printed parts.
a revised version of the third iteration of Prusajr's famous RepRap 3D printer design.
Wiring describes the electrical connection between components.
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…
For replacement parts for 3D printers
For questions that concern the mechanical parts of 3D printing such as: frames, axes, pulleys, belt tension devices, etc.
For frequently asked questions or questions that discuss the basics of 3D printing.
For CAD related questions specific to the use of Fusion 360 by Autodesk
Questions related to the use of the program OpenSCAD and how it relates to creating parts for 3D printing
Questions on the quality of the print material for FDM printers that comes in the form of filaments
Questions about 3D printing food or 3D printing food handling objects.
Questions about FDM/FFF printing with two extrusion assemblies.
let the controller know the printer has reached the end of its travel in the home direction. Also known as a limit switch.
Questions about various 3D printing file formats.
for questions about retraction of filament.
for questions related to glass slates used as build plate platform.
should involve a 3D printer that is manufactured by Monoprice and branded by the name MP Select Mini 3D Printer v1/v2/pro.
should be used for specific questions about specific issues involving the TEVO Tarantula 3D printer.
A part of a device which converts the current of the power network to the properties required by the device.
Questions about the Digital Light Processing (DLP) method of 3D printing.
For questions about the free 3D design software blender in its use for 3D Printing.
For questions, specifically, about the Kossel family of printers. Questions about Delta printers in general have their own tag.
Questions about the resolution of a 3D printer or 3D printed object
for specific questions related to the color of e.g. filament, powders or resins
Questions related to the mechanical strength of a print, e.g. material strength, or finished part strengths
Questions about 3D printing with multiple materials.
Enclosures of 3D printers can include simple self-made noise shielding housings up to professionally built heated chambers. This tag is not used for the frame of the 3D printer itself unless it direct…
should involve the LulzBot 3D printer product line manufactured by Aleph Objects, Inc.
Questions about the surface of a 3D printed object
For questions about rafts, the layers of plastic generally applied before the start of a printing operation to allow for easy removal of the finished print.
Support material defines the type of material used in a support structure. Typically the support material is the same as the print material, however, some designs require a specialized support materia…