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A Bit About the E3D Titan

A Bit About the E3D Titan

What is the E3D Titan? The E3D Titan is an innovative extruder from 3D printer part manufacturer, E3D. The Titan extruder features a compact and light-weight design that manages to squeeze a 3:1 geared drive mechanism into basically the same footprint as a typical...
The Ultimate Guide to Customizing Cura

The Ultimate Guide to Customizing Cura

Chapter 1:  Introduction If you’ve spent much time at all working with 3D printing technology, you’ve almost certainly heard of Cura. Cura is 3D printing host software created by David Braam. The software is currently maintained by Ultimaker who hired...
The Ultimate Guide to Customizing AstroPrint

The Ultimate Guide to Customizing AstroPrint

Table of Contents Chapter 1: Introduction Getting Started Prerequisites Required Software Chapter 2:  Setting up FileZilla Set AstroBox Root User Password Connect to the AstroBox over SSH SSH on Linux or Mac SSH on Windows using PuTTY Set the Root User Password...
OctoPrint vs. AstroPrint

OctoPrint vs. AstroPrint

Table of Contents Introduction Hardware Installation Software Setup User Interface Printing Conclusion Introduction All 3D printers need host software to function. Host software is responsible for sending the actual commands to the 3D printer that tell the printer how...
Why is Rigidity Important for 3D Printers?

Why is Rigidity Important for 3D Printers?

One of the most important, and yet one of the least discussed, design considerations for 3D printers is rigidity. Every 3D printer product page lists things like layer height, linear speed, and build volume. These specifications are extremely important, but rigidity...