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PLA vs. PLA+ – Differences & Is It Worth Buying?

When looking at PLA filament, I came across another filament called PLA+ and wondered how it was really different. This put me on a search to find the differences between them and whether it was worth buying. PLA & PLA+ have many similarities but the main differences between these two are the mechanical properties and…

Best 3D Printers to Buy on Amazon (Budget & Premium Options)

As we all know, Amazon is one of the best places to purchase items from, so getting the best 3D printer from there makes sense. Plenty of high quality 3D printers get purchased from Amazon, so this post will quickly guide you on some of the best machines that you can buy. If you are…

3D Print Bed Plate – Glass Vs Aluminum Vs Spring Steel
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3D Print Bed Plate – Glass Vs Aluminum Vs Spring Steel

Most 3D printers will be equipped either with a glass or aluminum bed surface, both having their own advantages. You also have another candidate which is spring steel, so how do you know which one you really want to print with? Choosing the right 3D printer bed is something that will affect your 3D printing…

SKR Mini E3 V2.0 32-Bit Control Board Review – Worth the Upgrade?

SKR Mini E3 V2.0 32-Bit Control Board Review – Worth the Upgrade?

As you may have heard, the all-new SKR Mini E3 V2.0 (Amazon) has been released, giving a whole new option to everyone to upgrade their control board. I’m going to do my best to detail the changes that this new board have over the previous V1.2 board. The V2.0 board is described as a motherboard…

Best Filament to Buy on Amazon for 3D Printing

As we all know, Amazon is one of the best places to purchase items from, so getting the best filament for 3D printing from there makes sense. I’ve bought many filaments from Amazon so this article will quickly guide you on the best filament to buy on there. The best filament to buy on Amazon…

Best 3D Printers Under $300, $500, $1,000, and $2,000

3D Printers today come in all ranges. They can even exceed the exorbitant price tag of $10000, and can also start as low as $200. This article focuses on providing valuable information on the best 3D printers available under different budgets to help the buyer make the perfect decision, and ensure the purchase of a…

5 Ways How to Fix Z Banding/Ribbing – Ender 3 & More
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5 Ways How to Fix Z Banding/Ribbing – Ender 3 & More

Most 3D printer users have experienced Z banding or ribbing issues at some point in their 3D printing journey, same with me. I wondered though, how do we fix this Z banding issue, and are there simple fixes out there? The best way to fix Z banding in your 3D printer is to replace your…

Which Layer Height is Best for 3D Printing?

Which Layer Height is Best for 3D Printing?

The layer height of your 3D printed objects are important for quality, speed and even strength. It’s a good idea figuring out which layer height is the best for your situation. I’ve wondered what the best layer height is for certain 3D printing situations, so I did some research about it and will share that…

How Much Infill Do I Need For 3D Printing?

Infill is one of the key settings when 3D printing, but I wondered how much infill you actually need when making a print. I’ve done some research to find out some good infill percentages which I’ll explain in this article. The amount of infill you need will depend on what object you are creating. If…

What is the Best Infill Pattern for 3D Printing?

What is the Best Infill Pattern for 3D Printing?

Infill patterns are sometimes overlooked in 3D printing because it’s just one part of many settings for your prints. There are several infill patterns but when looking through the list, I wondered to myself, which infill pattern is the best in 3D printing? The best infill pattern for 3D printing is a hexagonal shape such…