Tech Note: Using PETG Filaments: Quirks & Benefits

PETG filament has increasingly become the new “big thing” in the 3D printing. In addition to the constantly expanding color selection, it has some of the best features of both PLA and ABS:

It has a transition temperature point roughly equivalent to ABS, allowing it to handle higher ambient temperatures than PLA
It sticks to bed treatments such as our 3D-EEZ […]

By |January 14th, 2016|Monthly Tech Notes|Comments Off on Tech Note: Using PETG Filaments: Quirks & Benefits

All Filament Is Not Created Equal

In this month’s tech note I wanted to discuss a question that has came up several times in our chat channel concerning choice of filament color.  We recommend that you do not choose white or black as the filament color if you are new to 3D printing. There are a couple of reasons for this […]

By |December 10th, 2015|Monthly Tech Notes|Comments Off on All Filament Is Not Created Equal

August Tech Note: Potential Issue With Extrude Hob

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July Tech Note: Changing MendelMax 3 LED Colors

If you want to change your led colors from the default patterns on your MM3 you can do this by loading your firmware “marlin” file into arduino and navigate to the bottom of the configuration.h file. Instructions and examples are located at the bottom of this file.

By |July 15th, 2015|Monthly Tech Notes|Comments Off on July Tech Note: Changing MendelMax 3 LED Colors