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23 02, 2018

dddrop 3D printtips: Creating a strong infill.

dddrop 3D printtips: Creating a strong infill. The infill is an important factor in your product’s strength. Therefore, it’s important to prevent the infill from being too thin or stringy with the tips underneath. Various patterns: There are several infill patterns to choose from and they each lead to different tenacities. Examples of robust infill [...]

31 01, 2018

Smart release: 1801301

Smart release: 1801301 Features & Fixes When not printing, the hud can be used to preheat the bed and nozzles Error message setting is turned off automatically after logging out Smart users do not need to do anything: Updates are done automatically for you.

23 01, 2018

Smart release: 1801231

Smart release: 1801231 Features & Fixes Timelapse videos are generated after a print has finished. This can be enabled in the settings screen on the cloud. The video can be downloaded from the file selection screen after a print has finished. Increased picture resolution G-code files are stored encrypted on the cloud systems. Only the [...]

19 12, 2017

Smart release: 1712191

Smart release: 1712191 A few, but important, updates are made to the smart module and app users. Smart users do not need to do anything: Updates are done automatically for you. Correctly display printer model Reduced network consumption Add input fields to maintenance screen

5 12, 2017

Smart release: 1712051

Changelog 1712051 Features Reduce startup time Improved performance and response time Reconnect to wifi network when in range Zooming in to picture is now possible Double click to select a file On login screen you can press enter to login Clicking on the current version takes you to the changelog Interface improvements

5 12, 2017

Printer firmware release: 171206

Firmware changes from 171204 to 171206 Bug-fix Service timer is now properly initialized from the eeprom Firmware changes from 170808 to 171204 Printing time is now defined as the time that one heater is active or the motors are enabled It is now possible to use filament change when the FFM detects a filament issue [...]

4 12, 2017

How to make a perfect start of your 3D print?

How to make a perfect start of your 3D print? Do you recognize the following situation? You are starting a 3D print and the printer head starts moving. However, there is no material being printed on to the print bed. How is this possible and how do you fix this? Clogged nozzle A clogged nozzle [...]

27 11, 2017

Carbon fiber parts with dddrop 3D printers

3D Printing strong Carbon-fiber parts with dddrop 3D printers At the dddrop 3D printer laboratory the range of printing materials is expanding continuously. The PETG+Carbon material gives our users new possibilities printing high strength parts for applications that demand more than just plastics. The Carbon fibers are really improving the, already quite tough, PETG material [...]

24 11, 2017

Printing metal parts with dddrop 3D printers

Printing metal parts with dddrop The dddrop Leader PRO allows you to print full Stainless Steel parts at very competitive prices. dddrop developed parts, like special nozzles, to durable print the metal parts. Parts are 3D printed with a special metal filament: BASF Ultrafuse 316LX. After the 3D printing stage, the de-binding and sintering process [...]