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Understanding 3D Printing layer heights

Understanding 3D Printing layer heights

 One of the main settings used to determine the quality and cost of your 3d print is layer height.  A key principle of all 3d printing processes is that a part is made up of layers on top of each other in much the same way as a terraced landscape and the layer height...

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Large Format Printing is HERE!!

Large Format Printing is HERE!!

We're continuing to invest in the print farm at Midlands 3D and have now added the awesome Raise3D N2 Plus to the line up.  The new machine will enable much larger print volumes up to 305x305x610mm and greatly improve the number of available materials. To-date, we've...

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Midlands 3D becomes 3D Hubs manufacturing partner

Midlands 3D becomes 3D Hubs manufacturing partner

Since mid 2016 we've listed 3d printing services on www.3dhubs.com, the worlds largest network of manufacturing hubs spanning over 140 countries. Recently 3D Hubs launched a new service 'fulfilled by 3D Hubs' which offers a seamless transaction process for the...

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Bridging the gap to injection moulding

A regular customer recently asked if I could re-work a design to make it more cost effective for 3d printing at scale and I was more than happy to oblige!  The part in question was a universal bracket for mounting security and in-vehicle cameras.  As ever, it was a...

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