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Geting Started with CAD for 3D Printing

If you've picked yourself up a 3D printer, you've no doubt printed yourself a heap of models from Thingiverse by now. It's great fun and the best way to learn how to control the options you have available through Cura; scaling, rotating and tweakin...

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239 1 Dec 2016

PLA 3D Printing Tips

PLA is Poly-Lactic Acid filament, and it's usually the go-to choice for people looking to print larger models or for longer periods of time. The important properties of the material dictate the reasons for using it; it doesn't warp at all and can pri...

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208 23 Oct 2016

Printing with Rigid and Flexible Filaments

So we have had a lot of interest in the additional tool heads for the Lulzbot machines, especially the flexible filament extruders. There are a few questions that come along with the possibility of the further investment into 3D printing. We think it...

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210 27 Sep 2016

Your First Print with a Lulzbot 3D Printer

Once you receive and unbox your Lulzbot machine you might be so eager to print things, you skip a few steps in the setup process and all of a sudden you are having all sorts of difficulties that you can’t understand. It happens, what you need i...

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363 23 Sep 2016

Filament types and tips for Lulzbot printers

There is such a wide range of filaments available when you start 3D printing; it’s easy to get lost in all the abbreviations, acronyms, and temperatures. I’ve decided to bring together the most relevant information one should know when se...

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365 20 Sep 2016

FAQ on Lulzbot Support and Warranty

What level of support do I get with my Lulzbot products? For all technical support enquiries for anything Lulzbot related, Aleph Objects have support covered all-day long. Email support@lulzbot.com and the team over at AO will get back to you as soo...

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196 24 Aug 2016

Cura: 3D printing software for your Lulzbot Printer

Once you setup your printer and finish printing your first rocktopus, you will inevitably want to move onto more ambitious prints right away. It’s understandable, all the possibilities all at once, I get it. We are going to step you through the...

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560 30 Jun 2016

Our Lulzbot Taz 6 Review

Lulzbot is constantly building upon their printer's design, incorporating the best modifications and add-ons from the community into their newer models.  In May 2016, their newest addition to the TAZ line of printers, the TAZ 6 was released...

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751 29 Jun 2016

Remote 3D Printing with OctoPi

Remote control of 3D printers is a particularly appealing concept. We believe using your new 3D printer should be as simple as plugging it into your PC, uploading some G-Code and pressing 'Print'. However, having a laptop or desktop PC cluttering up ...

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1050 22 Jun 2016

How 3D Printing Works

3D Printing is one of the ways we can turn virtual 3-dimensional models into real world objects. It is an Additive manufacturing (AM) process, building models layer by layer. AM is the opposite of subtractive manufacturing which takes a block of mate...

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459 21 Jun 2016