Highest Rated 3D Printers

1Dremel Idea Builder4.714.714.714.714.71Read Reviews
2FlashForge Dreamer4.54.54.54.54.5Read Reviews
3XYZprinting Da Vinci 1.04.434.434.434.434.43Read Reviews

Dremel Idea Builder Review

Overall Rating4.714.714.714.714.71
Dremel 3D40-01 Idea Builder 2.0

Dremel has released a new version of their Idea Builder 3D printer, the Dremel 3D40-01 Idea Builder 2.0 3D Printer, Wi-Fi Enabled with Guided Leveling. Dremel also now offers a 3D printing package for education: The Dremel 3D40-EDU Idea Builder… Continue Reading

Ultimaker 2+ 3D Printer Review

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Ultimaker 2+ 3D Printer Review For anyone experiencing disappointment with the performance of inexpensive 3D printers, then the second generation Ultimaker 2 + is the premium device you should consider. The print quality is outstanding while keeping noise levels to… Continue Reading

QIDI TECHNOLOGY Dual Extruder 3D Printer Review

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QIDI Technology Dual Extruder Desktop 3D Printer

QIDI TECHNOLOGY 3D Printer Review Anyone familiar with the FlashForge Creator Pro will likely notice that the QIDI Tech 3D printer is practically an equivalent 3D printer. Both are also based on the MakerBot Replicator 2X. However, the QIDI is… Continue Reading

LulzBot TAZ 5 Review

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3D Printer LulzBot TAZ 5

LulzBot TAZ 5 Desktop 3D Printer with 0.5 mm Nozzle The Lulzbot TAZ 5 3D printer, the latest in Lulzbot’s flagship line of 3D printers, is intended to bring industrial printing to the desktop. Make magazine’s 3D Printer Review (Buyer’s… Continue Reading

FlashForge Finder Review

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Finder

The FlashForge Finder is a user-friendly, entry-level printer designed for classrooms and homes. This very compact 3D printer has a very clean design with cables concealed from sight within the plastic alloy body so that the printer is more or… Continue Reading

Wiiboox One Mini Review

Overall Rating55555
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The introduction of 3D printers opened the realms of creative possibilities for hobbyists, architects, engineers, research scientists and other brilliant minds. However, the cost and size of the new technology made the devices unreachable for many. The up and coming Wiiboox company based in Nanjing Jiang, China, set out to solve the problem by recently introducing the Wiiboox One Mini. Continue Reading

XYZprinting Da Vinci Jr. Review

Overall Rating3.673.673.673.673.67
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Despite being one of the lowest priced 3D printers on the market at only $349, the XYZprinting Da Vinci 3D printer has the capacity to provide quality results in a timely manner. This printer is a well-designed and highly intuitive… Continue Reading

Leapfrog Creatr Review

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LeapfrogCreatr

The exciting world of 3D printing is becoming increasingly mainstream thanks to desktop printers such as the Leapfrog Creatr. Although the Leapfrog Creatr has been designed for the household market, it offers advanced 3D printing functions that set it slightly… Continue Reading

Printrbot Metal Plus Review

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Printrbot Metal Plus with its sleek design and precise metal construction offer hobbyists and professionals alike an amazingly accurate machine. There is a lot to like with this model. It is large: The 10 inch by 10 inch print bed… Continue Reading

LulzBot Mini Review

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Measuring 17″ x 13.4″ x 15.2″ and weighing a mere 19 pounds, the LulzBot Mini fits nicely on a desktop. Set-up takes about 15 minutes. Just take the printer out of the box, hang the filament, download the software, connect… Continue Reading

MakerGear M2 Review

Overall Rating3.53.53.53.53.5
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The MakerGear M2 is currently the highest rated 3D printer on Amazon, scoring an average rating of 4.9 out of 5.0 from 160 reviewers. The M2 3D printer is one of MakerGear’s most recent product releases. This printer has a… Continue Reading

Ideas for things to 3D Print

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How to get ideas for objects or products you can design & 3D Print There are a number of ways to get ideas for what you can 3D print yourself. You can spend time just thinking and hoping the ideas… Continue Reading

SLA 3D Printer Technology Innovation

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This article is a part of 3D Engineer’s “Innovation in 3D Printing” series where inventors, innovators, and companies can submit articles about the innovations they are bringing to the world of 3d printing. Introduction After more than three years of… Continue Reading

A Guide To 3D Printing Filaments

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Know your 3D Printer Supplies- About 3D Printing Filaments 3D printing filaments are to 3D printers as ink cartridges are to inkjet printers. These filaments are required in order to print a 3D object. Typically bundled in spools, these filaments… Continue Reading

Learn SOLIDWORKS Online Training

Learn SOLIDWORKS Online Training Course

Learning SOLIDWORKS through Online Training After researching SOLIDWORKS online training I came across this program of learning SOLIDWORKS through modeling a yacht. It’s a unique and interesting idea for how to learn to use the 3D CAD software that is… Continue Reading

SOLIDWORKS World 2016 Conference Feed

Solidworks World 2016 News

News & Updates from SOLIDWORKS World 2016 Join us here to follow the SOLIDWORKS World 2016 Conference live from Dallas, TX in real time! You can join the conversation live by tweeting with the #SWW16 hashtag. Live Blog SOLIDWORKS World… Continue Reading

Matter and Form 3D Scanner Review

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Matter and Form MFS1V1 3D Scanner

Matter and Form MFS1V1 3D Scanner Background While 3D print enthusiasts have access to well over one million project models available online for little or no cost, you may not find CAD drawings for personally created or owned items. In… Continue Reading

Tutorial: Sketch Blocks in Solidworks

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Learn SOLIDWORKS at your own pace with more tutorials & online training. When making a drawing in SolidWorks, you can make entities called “Blocks,” which may be comprised of any single sketch entity or combination of sketch entities. Relations can… Continue Reading