In the end of May, I explained how I started my project to start a FoldaRap. I’m still buying the parts of it. I made another order on Sunday. I’m almost done, I now need to print the parts, to order few mechanicals parts and electronic part for the alimentation of the printer.

That’s tricky, because where I compare the buyer’s guide and building manual, I notice some parts aren’t listed into the guide.

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Printing with ABS filament

This post is more for you if you already got a 3D printer. It’s also the occasion to inaugurate the tips category. Today, I’m writing about printing with ABS plastic.

Before going further, and if you want to try this material, be sure your 3D printer got a build-late. It won’t work without. Also, the things I’ll explain are following my experience with the Ultimaker 2, I used this machine to try this material.

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6 Things to know before starting to do 3D printing

Since few years now, 3D printers become accessible for personal use, 3D printers you can have in your home, you’d buy if you’re kind of a geek, IT fan, gadget guy or for educational purpose.
For me, it’s pretty clear. I’m quite a 3D nerd and I love to concept objects on my computer since I always dreamed to be an industrial designer. I never though that 3D printing is a alternative I could be able to reach.

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