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Build Platform/Build Plate in 3D Printers

Also called the print bed or build bed, the build platform is the part of the printer where the object is printed. Some build platforms are heated to

Build Envelope on 3D Printers

Every 3D printer has a build envelope. The build envelope is the maximum area the printer can print and determines how large of an object the printer

Bowyer, Adrian

Born in London, 1952, Mr. Bowyer is mostly widely known as the inventor of the RepRap 3D printer and founder of the RepRap Movement. He is also

Books on 3D Printing

1. Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom by Sylvia Libow Martinez and Gary S. Stager (4.6 Stars on Amazon)There's a

Blue Tape

Blue tape, often called painters tape, is sometimes used on the build plate of ABS and PLA consumer printers. The tape helps the print to stick the


Blokify is a 3D modeling app for iOS devices that allows you to create with building blocks. The app provides a variety of block designs and

Blender Software

Blender is a free and open-source 3D computer graphics program used for creating films, visual effects, 3D models, and video games. Blender was


Bioprinting is the process of creating human tissue using a specialized 3D printer. Traditional 3D printers deposit plastic or metal to build objects

Binder Jetting in 3D Printing

Also known as powder bed and inkjet head 3D printing. In 3D printing, binder jetting is a process in which layers of material are bonded to form an


Backlash is the movement caused by loose connections between gears or other mechanical components on a 3D printer. The movement creates an unstable