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The best 3D slicers for 3D printers

3D printing is possible thanks to three essential elements: the 3D printer, the 3D model and the 3D cutting software. The latter, commonly called "slicer", is the intermediary that ensures the preparation of the model of your choice before sending it to the 3D printer. On the market, many free and paid 3D software are available to users. This selection of the best slicers is intended to help you choose the one best suited to your needs.

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The different file formats for 3D printing

With the evolution of digital technology, 3D printing has become much more accessible today. Individuals and professionals can have their own equipment and make various printing models. All that is needed is to master the essential notions, particularly with regard to the adapted file formats. Indeed, depending on the field and for historical or practical reasons, certain file formats are preferred for 3D printing. We present here the most common formats for 3D printing, as well as their main characteristics.

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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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3D-Printed Horse Shoes Designed to Provide Better Care For Horses Feet

More and more importance has been placed on looking after the welfare of horses in the horse racing industry. Horse racing betting is one of the most popular forms of sports betting in the UK - however, there have been certain controversies around the well-being of those horses. Now, not only have there been numerous veterinarian advances to care for the horse, but technology has also come a long way to look after the racers. Aside from technology used to check the body temperature of the horses and tech used to design racetrack etc, there has now been improvements on horseshoes.

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