A defect in a 3D printed object where layers have not correctly fused together, resulting in a gap between layers. It can be caused by underextrusion, inc...
Thu, 14 May, 2015 at 4:45 PM
A chemical substance which absorbs moisture from the surrounding environment.
Thu, 14 May, 2015 at 4:46 PM
Drive Screw
Also known as a lead screw, this is a thread which is used to convert rotational motion (from a stepper motor) into linear motion. In Robox®, drive screws...
Thu, 14 May, 2015 at 4:51 PM
Dual Extrusion
A type of 3D printing where two different materials can be extruded on the same layer using two nozzles
Thu, 14 May, 2015 at 4:51 PM
Abbreviation of Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory - the type of memory (on a microchip) which is used to store parameters in the printhe...
Thu, 14 May, 2015 at 4:52 PM
Also known as a limit switch, this refers to a microswitch which is used to define the limits of a motion axes. Also see Homing.
Thu, 14 May, 2015 at 4:53 PM
This refers to material which has been extruded from one of the nozzles on the printhead.
Fri, 15 May, 2015 at 2:32 PM
The act of placing the build material on the build platform, normally by heating thermoplastic to a liquid state and pushing it through one of the nozzles...
Fri, 15 May, 2015 at 2:33 PM
This device is used for pushing the filament to the head along the Bowden tube. It uses two contra-rotating feedwheels to pinch the filament and feed it i...
Fri, 15 May, 2015 at 2:33 PM
This refers to the appearance of a low-resolution 3D model, where individual polygons are visible in the printed object. The resolution of a 3D model is c...
Fri, 15 May, 2015 at 2:34 PM