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.
Questions related to the Linux-based computer "Raspberry Pi" and how it can be used with or for 3D printers. For general Raspberry Pi questions, please use the Raspberry Pi Stack Exchange site.
for questions related to the use of operation of the program called Pronterface.
Questions relating to print cooling fans used for cooling the extruded material in a 3D printer. For electronics cooling fans, use the 'fans' tag.
to indicate the actions or activities to undertake to fix an item or a process.
Lasers of low power can be used as measuring tools in a 3D printer environment, but higher powered ones can be used to engrave materials if mounted as a 3D Printer's tool.
Universal Serial Bus; an interface standard for connecting computers and electronic devices for communication and charging.
For questions regarding the "homing" (positioning to a known location) of 3D printing devices.
Having a surface free from irregularities, roughness, or projections.
for questions about Heated Build Plates or Platforms (HBP) for 3D printers
For questions about the long-term effects of 3D printing. For questions that concern immediate safety during handling and operation of machines and materials, use the [safety] tag instead.
For questions about laws, in particular regulations, that one must follow when handling or operating materials, or machines. You should consider including the relevant legal jurisdictions and a descri…
For questions concerning the reuse or disposal of previously used materials.
For questions about the Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) method of 3D printing.
for questions about one-dimensional motion along a straight line.
For questions dedicated about the mounting or useage of Inductive sensors
The first iteration of the Ultimaker printer is also known as Ultimaker Original.
for questions about 3D printing with the micro-controller hardware platform Arduino. For general Arduino questions, please use the Arduino Stack Exchange site.
for questions about the process of making a hollowed-out product for the production of other products by filling that void with a pliable material or a liquid that sets in time.
should involve the Creator series of 3D printers that are manufactured by FlashForge Corporation
For questions regarding the process of filament production.
Open source describes software/hardware which has openly available source code/designs and a license that allows studying, exchanging and distributing the designs for any purpose to anyone.
Questions relating to 3D printers, that create entirely metal parts.
for questions that relate to mechanical motion of a loop or a strip of material that induces rotation of multiple shafts.
Questions about a dual-extruding MakerBot Replicator
the base material for a number of printing filaments like the very common PETG (glycol-modified) or PETT (Polyethylene coTrimethylene Terephthalate), the transparent vari…
For use with printers which utilize UV light to set/cure liquid material.
For questions about 3D-printing processes which eventually result in metal parts (or parts which appear to be metal)
For questions about the interface between the user and the firmware using a 128 x 64 LCD display and a rotary dial button.