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Is 3D Printed PLA, ABS & PETG Safe for Fish or Aquariums?

3D printed objects are used in all sorts of hobbies and locations, but one that people wonder about is with their aquariums around with fish. You can print with all sorts of plastic, but just how safe are materials like PLA, ABS & PETG for fish or aquariums? Whether you’re a pet owner, or you’re…

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Is PLA, ABS & PETG 3D Prints Food Safe?

When it comes to 3D printing you might be wondering whether PLA, ABS & PETG are actually safe for food use, whether for storage, use as utensils, and more. I decided to look into the answer to bring you some more clarity and information about food-safe 3D printing, so you can put it to use…

Can You 3D Print Directly From Cura?
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Can You 3D Print Directly From Cura?

Cura is a slicer application which we import CAD models into to get ready for slicing, or in other words, to 3D print. A question that some people ask is whether we can 3D print directly from Cura. This article will answer that question, with more key information that you’d want to know. Can You…

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4 Best Filament Dryers For 3D Printing – Improve Your Print Quality

For top-notch 3D prints, we need to make sure that our filament is performing optimally, and drying the filament is something that’s necessary to get there. Many people start to see quality imperfections when they have filament filled with moisture. In the past, there weren’t many ways to fix this issue so easily, but as…

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What is the Best Alternative to FEP Film for Resin 3D Printers?

Resin 3D printers require changes to the FEP film from time to time, though it can be expensive for these seemingly simple sheets of plastic. I’m sure many people, myself included, wonder if there are alternatives to FEP sheets. Laminating pouches are an alternative to FEP film on resin 3D printers. They do need preparation…

Can 3D Printers Print Metal & Wood? Ender 3 & More
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Can 3D Printers Print Metal & Wood? Ender 3 & More

If you are wondering whether the Ender 3 or other 3D printers can 3D print metal or wood, you are not alone. This is a question that several people wonder after getting more interested in the field, which I decided to answer in this article. The Ender 3 can’t print pure wood or metal, but…

Should You Get Your Kid/Child a 3D Printer? Key Things to Know
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Should You Get Your Kid/Child a 3D Printer? Key Things to Know

If you are into 3D printing or have heard of it, you might be wondering whether it is a suitable addition in the home for your kids to get familiar with. Some think it’s a great idea, while others aren’t so keen on it. This article will aim to help parents and guardians decide whether…

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Best Way to Determine Nozzle Size & Material for 3D Printing

The nozzle size and material make a significant difference in your 3D printing results, especially when you are using more abrasive materials. You want to make sure you are selecting the best nozzle sizes and material for your project, so this article will help you do exactly that. The best way to determine nozzle size…

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Simple Artillery Sidewinder X1 V4 Review – Worth Buying or Not?

A large build volume, several key features that a 3D printer user would ask for and more. I’m talking about the Artillery Sidewinder X1 V4, an upgraded model which got many things right and produces serious 3D model quality. This article is going to take a simplistic, but effective dive into reviewing the Sidewinder X1…

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What Materials & Shapes Cannot Be 3D Printed?

3D printing is an amazing technology that has massive significance in many industries, mainly due to its ability to print strong materials, in unorthodox shapes. Some technologies still can’t even produce some shapes that 3D printing can with no issues. So it begs the question, what materials cannot be 3D printed? Materials such as wood,…