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IC3D Maker Spotlight: San Diego State University Rocket Project

By | 2018-08-07T08:08:46+00:00 December 10th, 2015|Articles|

Ryan Callahan is a fan of IC3D 3mm ABS filament, and IC3D is a fan of the San Diego State University Rocket Program. Callan, Design Lead on the program, reached out to us recently to let us know how 3D printing helps his team throughout their design process. A notable application of 3D printing is [...]

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IC3D Maker Spotlight: Tom Burtonwood, Art Institute of Chicago

By | 2018-08-07T08:11:54+00:00 December 2nd, 2015|Articles|

3D printing as an art form first sparked the interest of Tom Burtonwood in 2012. A teacher at the Art Institute of Chicago, Burtonwood finds new and exciting projects within the world of 3D printing. One project that is of particular interest to the IC3D team is the architectural reference book born of this artist’s [...]

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Build Log: How to build full scale set of 3d Printed T-60 armor in 422 moderately easy steps

By | 2018-08-07T09:26:18+00:00 August 1st, 2015|Tips and Tricks|

  I have been really excited to write this post for a very long time, and it's been an incredible 9 month journey to get here. Of course I would not be here without the awesome team at IC3D Printers for being willing to hear out my insane idea and having the confidence in me [...]

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IC3D Printers receives Crystal Award for Excellence

By | 2018-08-07T09:26:26+00:00 July 30th, 2015|Articles|

Columbus, Ohio – IC3D Printers from Dublin, Ohio has earned the Crystal Award for Excellence from Ohio’s Edison Technology Centers. IC3D Printers was nominated for their impressive work as a startup in the field of additive manufacturing. Founder Michael Cao accepted the award on behalf of IC3D Printers on March 27 during a luncheon [...]

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How to Print the Perfect First Layer on your 3D Printer

By | 2018-08-07T09:24:50+00:00 July 27th, 2015|Articles|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9L7f0zx1WQ Hey everyone. This is Matt from IC3D and I am going to explain to you the importance of proper first layer squish and how to achieve it. First layer squish is the amount that the first layer of your print is pushed into the build plate. More squish will produce a flatter first [...]

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