Category Archives: Post-Processing Treatments

Post Processing Treatments for your 3D Printed parts

Project Hellcat: Custom 3D-Printed Speaker Covers

3D-Printed Speaker Covers

Airwolf 3D Intern Prescott Campbell has been busy helping the rest of the Wolfpack design and print custom parts for the company’s project car, the Dodge SRT Hellcat Challenger. Check out how he accomplished his latest project, re-designed speaker covers customized with the “AW3D” logo. The stock speaker cover in the SRT Hellcat Challenger works […]

Post-Processing Techniques: Make a 3D Print Look Like Stone

Ever wonder how to make a 3D print look like stone? Try out this easy post-processing technique inspired by an ambitious grade school project. While designed to be a fun project for children, adult supervision is required to ensure safety when using 3D printers, sanding tools, and spray paint and primer. How to make a […]

Top 10 3D-Printing Tips & Tricks

Top 3D Printing Tips and Tricks

If you’ve ever called Airwolf 3D’s technical support line, visited us for 3D-printer training, or attended one of our 3D-printing workshops, you already have met some members of our awesome tech support team. With deep backgrounds in 3D-printing, technology, and customer service, these guys are true 3D-printing all-stars. Day after day, support ticket after support […]

3D Printing with ABS: Tips and Tricks

3D Printing with ABS

The countdown to Christmas continues with our 25 Days of Materials, up next is ABS. Tis the season to be jolly, join the Wolfpack in a fun 25 Days of Materials 3D printing countdown to Christmas and learn about 25 different materials and their unique properties! The objects to be 3D printed are part of the Advent Calendar/Christmas […]

3D Printing with Copperfill: Tips and Tricks

The countdown to Christmas continues with our 25 Days of Materials, up next is Copperfill. Tis the season to be jolly, join the Wolfpack in a fun 25 Days of Materials 3D printing countdown to Christmas and learn about 25 different materials and their unique properties! The objects to be 3D printed are part of the Advent Calendar/Christmas […]

3D Printing with LayWOO-D3: Tips and Tricks

LayWOO-D3

The countdown to Christmas continues with our 25 Days of Materials, up next is LayWOO-D3. Tis the season to be jolly, join the Wolfpack in a fun 25 Days of Materials 3D printing countdown to Christmas and learn about 25 different materials and their unique properties! The objects to be 3D printed are part of the […]

3D Printing with PLA: Tips and Tricks

3D Printing with PLA

The countdown to Christmas continues with our 25 Days of Materials, up next is PLA Tis the season to be jolly, join the Wolfpack in a fun 25 Days of Materials 3D printing countdown to Christmas and learn about 25 different materials and their unique properties! The objects to be 3D printed are part of the Advent […]

Molding and Casting with a 3D Printer

BJB Enterprises Silicone Molds

Molding and Casting with a 3D Printer A while back Airwolf 3D’s Tyler Caros demonstrated how to Cold Cast metal objects using a 3D printed object as the model. The instructional blog and Video provided an excellent starting point for people who are interested in reproducing high-quality objects that require little to no finishing work. The object […]

7 Steps to a Stronger ABS part with Epoxy Penetrating Resin System

Penetrating resin abs 3d printed parts 2

7 Steps to a Stronger ABS part with Epoxy Penetrating Sealing And Coating Resin System Use this 2 Part Epoxy Coating to achieve a stronger ABS part. TC-1614 A/B is an unfilled high solids content epoxy resin system. It is designed to seal porous to semi-porous substrates developing remarkable strength. As the penetrative depth increases the […]

4 Steps to a Glossy ABS Part with Clear Reactive Polymer

glossy-3d-printed-parts

Creative coating for your 3D printed objects Have you ever wanted to coat your creations with a tough but simple solution that will protect from the sun and other elements?  This solution for finishing 3D printed objects works and is inexpensive.  This is a clear reactive polymer that preserves and beautifies. First, you will need a few items. […]

7 Steps to a shiny porcelain finish on ABS parts with acetone

acetcan-treatment-airwolf3d

7 Steps to a shiny porcelain finish on ABS parts with acetone Have you ever wondered how some ABS parts that are 3D printed are treated to look super shiny or made to have a ceramic finish?  Here is our latest trick for treating parts. Tools 1 Gallon Metal Can Metal Lid Paper Towels Scissors […]