A Gallery of Interesting 3D Printing Failures

18 August, 2013

The BBC News’ technology section has posted a fun little gallery of common 3D printing failures when working with FDM 3D printers, listed alongside what caused them. Many of these are as interesting as the successfully printed pieces.

Common FDM 3D Print Failures - BBC News

Incidentally, the errors shown in this gallery are common enough on home 3D printers to warrant making video tutorials on how to avoid mistakes like these. It’s just all part of the learning process.


Jack Meyer

Bespoke jewellery designer, and specialist in jewellery CAD/CAM and emergent technologies that affect jewellery.

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