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How to avoid filament breakage in your 3D printer?

This can be a very annoying problem if it occurs several hours after you start printing. Some materials have a lower elongation at break than others, which means they break more easily. Almost all carbon fiber blends break extremely easily and require the use of a Teflon-PTFE tube to guide the filament and prevent breakage during printing.

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Learn How to Get Started With 3D Printing in Ceramics

This is a guest blog on printing in ceramics by Taekyeom Lee, an interdisciplinary artist. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. His latest research explores unconventional methods of creating three-dimensional type. This includes working with materials and techniques unique to type design — like ceramics and various analog and digital craft techniques. As a part of his research, he built a 3D printer and designed his own paste extruder to produce intricate 3D ceramic type and objects.

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The 3D printed UFO lamp

The UFO, Unidentified Flying Object, also called UFO in English is a real myth. Many witnesses report their sightings of these devices.

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