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Additive-X Are Shortlisted for Value-Added Reseller of The Year 2021

Additive-X Are Shortlisted for Value-Added Reseller of The Year 2021
Additive-X Are Shortlisted for Value-Added Reseller of The Year 2021
21 September 2021

We've just heard the news that we have been shortlisted for Value Added Reseller of the Year in the 3D Printing Industry Awards 2021! These awards are organized by 3D...

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What is Ultimaker Cura? A Quick Guide
What is Ultimaker Cura? A Quick Guide
20 September 2021

Cura is Ultimaker's 3D printing software. Cura is open source, meaning anyone can use it even if you don't have an Ultimaker 3D printer. As 3D printing software goes, Ultimaker...

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What is Slicing Software, and what does it do?
What is Slicing Software, and what does it do?
16 September 2021

When it comes to 3D printing an object, a few things have to happen. First of all, you have to design the object you would like to print using CAD...

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What are Bed Adhesives in 3D Printing?
What are Bed Adhesives in 3D Printing?
13 September 2021

One of the issues that people face when 3D printing is getting their prints to stick to the build plate. If a print does not stick to the build plate...

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What File Formats Are Used In 3D Printing?
What File Formats Are Used In 3D Printing?
8 September 2021

This article has been updated for 2021 with new information. We recently received a question from a student in secondary education regarding file formats and 3D printing. He wanted to...

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3D Printing Workflow - The 5 Steps Explained
3D Printing Workflow - The 5 Steps Explained
6 September 2021

3D printing is billed as an easy way to manufacture models and parts, but is the workflow really as simple as it’s made out to be? The short answer: yes...

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Meet This Year’s Formlabs User Summit Speakers
Meet This Year’s Formlabs User Summit Speakers
6 September 2021

Just over two months ago, Formlabs announced their  Formlabs User Summit 2021, a free virtual event running from October 26-27, 2021. Today, we have multiple updates to share regarding the...

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Join Additive-X at TCT 3Sixty on 28 - 30 September 2021
Join Additive-X at TCT 3Sixty on 28 - 30 September 2021
3 September 2021

On 28-30 September 2021, TCT 3Sixty will return to the NEC Birmingham for the first time in 2 years. We’re excited to announce we will be exhibiting at TCT 3Sixty...

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How 3D Printing is Changing Supply Chains
How 3D Printing is Changing Supply Chains
1 September 2021

You only need to look at the logistical nightmare of sourcing spare parts from overseas to see how 3D printing can transform supply chains overnight - imagine being able to...

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Celebrating 10 Years of Innovation with Ultimaker
Celebrating 10 Years of Innovation with Ultimaker
27 August 2021

  Ultimaker turned ten this year, cementing them as one of the most successful additive manufacturing companies of the decade. A lot has happened at Ultimaker in ten years. The...

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Choosing the Right Formlabs Resin 
Choosing the Right Formlabs Resin 
23 August 2021

Formlabs resins are designed to simulate a range of injection-moulded plastics from polypropylene (PP) to thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU). Because the Formlabs resin library is huge (containing over 20 resins and...

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How Do You Polish Clear Resin?
How Do You Polish Clear Resin?
9 August 2021

With a stereolithography 3D printer like the Form 3, you can additively manufacture transparent objects and polish them to be optically clear. The Form 3 (and larger Form 3L) print...

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Ensuring that you choose the right additive manufacturing solution for your application is our priority and we know that one size rarely fits all. Having a physical sample of a 3D printed part in your hand to show quality, material properties, durability and abilities can ultimately help the decision-making process.

We partner with a wide range of manufacturers with over 30 different printers between them, capable of printing in a variety materials from PLA to metal. As we have no ties to a single manufacturer, we are proud to able to provide expert impartial advice to you and samples from our printers direct to you to assess the print quality and material properties