So, you want to get started with a 3D printer? Congratulations. It’s not an overstatement to say that 3D printing changed my life.
It opened up the possibility of making custom physical objects to meet my own specific needs. It got me comfortable building in the workshop and helped me create solutions I use every day. Also: Everything you need to know about 3D printing and its impact on your business But getting started can be daunting. What printer should you get? How much should you spend? Should you get SLA (resin) or FDM (filament)? This article is designed to break through those questions. Let’s start with the resin vs. filament discussion. I recommend resin printers to people who want to produce small items of fine detail. Miniature gamers are a massive market for these, as are model railroaders and modelers of all kinds. Print quality can be exceptional, but they create more mess, smell a bit more, and require careful post-processing and management of somewhat toxic liquids. 3D printing discovery series Whether you’re new to 3D printing or an old hand, ZDNet’s 3D Printing Discovery Series will help you understand and get the most out of this amazing, […]
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