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How To Pick Hotend Voltage: 12 Volt vs 24 Volt?

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What is the difference between 12 and 24 volt 3D printers? Picking the right voltage for your 3D printer’s hotend is an important consideration that can impact the performance and efficiency of your machine. In general, 24V systems tend to offer several advantages over 12V systems, including faster heating and improved stepper motor performance. Here’s […]

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Buy A New Hotend?

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If you’re in the market to buy a new hotend, you’re in the right place. Hotends are the essential component of every 3D printer, allowing the printer to precisely deposit molten plastic and create complex 3D objects. But with so many options on the market, it can be overwhelming to choose the right one for […]

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How 3D printing is revolutionizing the manufacturing industry

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3D printing is changing the game for manufacturers all over the world. This amazing technology, also known as additive manufacturing, allows businesses to create complex, custom designs quickly and affordably. And trust me, it’s a game-changer. Let’s start with the basics. With traditional manufacturing methods, companies often have to spend a ton of time and […]

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The top 5 hottest 3D printing trends for the coming year

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3D printing has come a long way in recent years, and it’s only getting more advanced and widespread. In the coming year, there are a few trends in the world of 3D printing that are worth keeping an eye on. Here are the top five hottest 3D printing trends to look out for in the […]

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The Future Of Hotends: What To Expect In The Coming Years

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The Future Of Hotends Hotends, the essential component of 3D printers that melts and extrudes plastic filament, have come a long way since their inception. And with advancements in technology, the future looks even brighter for these crucial tools in the world of 3D printing. Here’s what we can expect in the coming years. Improved […]

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Hotend Wire Management

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Wire management on 3D Printers is often a headache but a simple fix to this problem can be made with the humble Aircraft Connector. Aircraft Connectors come in many different pin arrangements and the one you will most likely want is the 8-pin variety. Seen Here: This aircraft connector handles all the wires for everything […]

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Slicer settings for Ender 3 Pro

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Printed with the stock slicer settings for Ender 3 Pro with a J-Head Farmer hotend. There are many choices when it comes to Slicers for 3D Printing and one such we will look at today is Prusa Slicer. In testing the new J-Head™ Farmer hotend with various slicers on popular printers, I figured an Ender […]

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Bringing The J-Head™ Farmer To Market

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Bringing a product (J-Head™) to market has got to be one of the hardest things a person can do. The J-Head™ Farmer Hotend is a great hotend. This little hotend design is packed with so many wonderful features! I cannot wait for the world to see it.This hotend allows you to deal with problems in […]

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Eliminate The Paper Test…kind of

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The Paper Test What Is It? It is a common method used to “level the bed” of most 3D Printers where you take a slip of paper and sweep it back and forth under your Hotend Nozzle while bringing it closer to the Print Bed until you feel the nozzle dragging on the paper. Once […]

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