Links

3D Printing Quality Troubleshooting Guide
https://www.simplify3d.com/support/print-quality-troubleshooting/
3D printing trouble shooting guide.  Identify and solve any issues with your prints.

 

Microsoft’s Model Repair Service
https://netfabb.azurewebsites.net/
Use the Microsoft 3D Model Repair service powered by netfabb to repair STL, OBJ, 3MF or VRML files automatically. Like a spellchecker, this service will save you time by taking care of the many common errors in 3D models that otherwise would require manual repair by a dedicated designer. The service closes holes in the model, fixes face normals, removes self-intersections, and more.

 

3D Printing for Beginners
http://3dprintingforbeginners.com/
A blog run by two regular guys from Luxembourg/Europe. Who are fascinated by 3d printing and share their experience with the world.

 

Filament Temperature Guide
http://filaments.ca/pages/temperature-guide
A useful reference to temperature settings for a range of filaments.

 

Autodesk’s 3dDfile viewer
https://360.autodesk.com/viewer
Online 3d file viewer.  Upload files in over 50 formats and view them.

 

CSIRO – Lab 22
 http://www.csiro.au/en/Research/MF/Areas/Metals/Lab22
At Lab 22 the aim is to make additive manufacturing more accessible for Australian industry. They are developing cost-effective solutions aimed at increasing the speed, performance and affordability of technologies.

CSIRO established the Lab 22 facility so that businesses can access and explore metallic additive manufacturing.

 

Amaero
http://www.amaero.com.au
Amaero Engineering Pty Ltd manufactures complex metallic components by laser-based additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, from CAD files. It uses two techniques – Powder Bed Selective Laser Sintering (also known as 3D printing) and Blown Powder Laser Melting. Its Powder Bed facility has the largest build volume in the world (up to 630mm x 400mm x 500mm high).

 

3D Printing Marketplace
https://madefor.me
Made for Me connects you to Australia’s largest network of professional 3D print manufacturers. Whether your part is plastic, metal, or something else, they are the single destination to get a 3D print service that meets your schedule, budget, and quality requirements.

 

Proto Pasta
http://www.proto-pasta.com
Exotic filaments such as magnetic, polycarbonate-ABS, carbon fibre and stainless stell PLA.

 

11 Food Printers
http://3dprintingindustry.com/2014/11/09/11-food-3d-printers/?utm_content=buffer89278&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer
Article looks at a range of 3D food printers.

 

Chopper: Partitioning Models into 3D-Printable Parts
http://gfx.cs.princeton.edu/pubs/Luo_2012_CPM/index.php
Chopper partitions a given 3D model into parts that are small enough to be 3D-printed and assembled into the original model.

 

Is 3D printing safe?
http://www.instructables.com/id/Is-3D-Printing-Safe-or-DIY-Testing-for-HCN-from-/
Instructables test the safety of 3D printers.

 

Yeggi
http://www.yeggi.com
A search engine to find 3D files.

 

Tinkercad
https://tinkercad.com/
Tinkercad is an easy-to-use tool for creating digital designs that are ready to be 3D printed into physical objects. Users are guided through the 3D design process through ‘Lessons’, which teach the basics before moving on to more complex modeling techniques.

 

The Thingiverse
http://www.thingiverse.com/
Thingiverse is a thriving design community for discovering, making, and sharing 3D printable things.

 

Objective 3D
http://www.objective3d.com.au/
Objective 3D offers a state of the art build centre with 12 professional 3D printers through RedEye Australasia a division of Objective 3D combined with expert staff on site to print 3D parts for you. They also provide full part finishing capability including painting.

 

Honda
http://www.honda-3d.com/
Want to build your own Honda concept vehicle?  Honda provides the files.

 

ISCA
http://isca.com.au/index.php/services/3D-printing
An Australian engineering company that provides 3D printing utilising a FORTUS 400 mc.

 

3D Printing Studio
http://www.3dprintingstudio.com.au/
One stop shop for everyting 3D Printing located in the trendy Rocks area of Sydney and Perth

 

SketchUp
http://www.sketchup.com/
SketchUp Make is an easy to use free 3D drawing tool.

 

Tasman Machinery
http://www.tasmanmachinery.com.au/
Tasman Machinery is a founding machinery supplier to the plastics manufacturing industry in Australia and New Zealand founded in 1972. They offer direct digital manufacturing, with  Dimension 3D Printers and Fortus 3D Production systems.

 

Wiltronics
http://www.wiltronics.com.au/index.php
Wiltronics Research Pty. Ltd. is a family run company of 40 years established in 1974. Wiltronics imports, distributes, and sells manufacturing products for the public and industry. They offer a diverse range of services and products to the hobbyist, enthusiast, business, school faculties, students and manufacturing industries.