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Keep This Handy: Top 5 3D Printing Troubleshooting Guides

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Your 3D print failed half-way, and you are frustrated over the lack of resources to help you troubleshoot the issue.That’s why we’ve put together this list of Top 5 3D Printing Troubleshooting Guides. From troubleshooting printer issues to fixing 3D design files, we’ve covered it all. Keep this handy.

Top 5 3D Printing Troubleshooting Guides

#1: RepRap Print Troubleshooting Pictorial GuideThis is one of the first crowd sourced, comprehensive 3D printer troubleshooting guides; some contents are even translated into other languages.Link: http://reprap.org/wiki/Print_Troubleshooting_Pictorial_Guide

#2: Simplify3D Print Quality Troubleshooting GuideSimplify3D announced in late 2015 that they are releasing their visual troubleshooting guide for 3D printing. This guide could prove to be invaluable to anyone who’s a beginner, fine tuning their printer or software settings, or frustrated with annoying print issues. As put by Caleb Kraft (@calebkraft) at Make: Magazine, “this is the best 3D printer troubleshooting guide”.Link:  https://www.simplify3d.com/support/print-quality-troubleshooting/

#3: 3DVerkstan Visual Troubleshooting GuideOn this page, you’ll be able to visually try to match the problems you are having with your print and hopefully find enough information so that you can eliminate the issues you’re having. Look through the images and click on the one that matches the problems you have to jump to a more in depth explanation.Link: http://support.3dverkstan.se/article/23-a-visual-ultimaker-troubleshooting-guide

#4:3D Printer Basics and Troubleshooting: FDM Printers by Laserbird on InstructablesThis Instructable is to help with understanding the basics of 3D Printing and how to troubleshoot the most common problems with FDM 3D printers. You can also download the PDF for quick references.Link: http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Basics-and-Troubleshooting-FDM-Printers/

#5: 3D Platform FAQ & 3D Printing Tips BlogsLast but not least, the 3D Platform FAQ page and 3D Printing Tip Blogs are also great resources for you to troubleshoot your 3D prints.Link: http://3dplatform.com/resources/faqs/ http://3dplatform.com/category/3dp_tips/

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