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What's the difference between PLA and ABS for 3D Printing?

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I get asked a lot about what the difference is between ABS and PLA filament? It is a great question and I can go into a lot of technical issues and specs but I decided to not reinvent the wheel and direct you to the video below.  

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Power Supply Repair with 3D Printing Pen

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Power Supply Repair with 3D Printing Pen I had a lot of questions on what a 3D printing pen can be used for.Here I did a quick ugly hack \ repair on my wife's shaver. The power supply broke as in the pictures below. I did a quick repair to demonstrate the usefulness of a 3D pen. This is the 3D printing pen that I have and that I used for this repair. I used the last piece of white PLA of a discarded roll to do the repair. I filled the hole up with the pen from 1 side...

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Get your name on a 3D Printed personalized key-tag

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3D Printed personalized key-tag I created a name tag for myself, then my wife wanted one and then my kids and then my family and friends. So here is some of the latest ones we printed.   This led me to create this as a product in the shop.     You can buy yours from HERE

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3D Printed tree plant holder

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I just printed this for life like tree plant holder my wife. It is printed in PLA at 60% size with a 0.2mm layer height and 30% infill. I think I will print the next one with less infill as I have printed 4 shells all over. It was printed on a Prusa I3. Here is the original files if you want to print one yourself:https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1836923    

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We can now do all your Laser Cutting and Engraving

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We have acquired a Laser cutter PLT-6040 from Perfect Laser. This allows us to do laser cutting and engraving to our portfolio of things we can do for our-self and also for our customers. It has a rotary attachment so we can do engraving on glassed and wine bottles as an example.   If you have any projects you want help with from 3D printing to now laser cutting and engraving, please give us a call and we will do our best to help you.

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