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Using a Silicone Cover Sock on 3D Printers

Posted by Beau Jay on

In recent years, the silicone cover has become a standard for most 3D Printers and it one of the easiest accessories to add or upgrade if needed. Below are some of the great reasons you should use a cover/sock on your printer.   Heat Insulation: The primary function of silicone covers is to provide thermal insulation to the hotend. As a 3D printer requires the hotend to reach high temperatures to extrude filament. The silicone sock/cover acts as a barrier, preventing heat from dissipating too rapidly into the surrounding environment. This helps maintain a stable and consistent temperature, which is...

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Genuine GATES Belts 2GT RF and EPDM in 3D Printer / CNC Applications

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Genuine GATES Belts 2GT RF and EPDM in 3D Printer / CNC Applications

In 3D printing and other additive/subtractive manufacturing, the belt is a crucial component that drives the motion of the machine. A high-quality belt can make all the difference in the accuracy and consistency of your prints. That's why Gates PowerGrip 2GT belts have gained such a reputation as some of the best in the industry. With their second to none performance, reliability, and durability, Gates belts have become the go-to for 3D printing and CNC machines here in Australia. So, let's take a closer look at why Gates PowerGrip 2GT belts are the preferred choice for professionals and enthusiasts alike....

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3D printer heatbreak comparison by Keith Brown

Posted by Beau Jay on

Bi-Metal heatbreaks have made a major impact on the 3D Printing industry. Every day new options for heatbreaks are becoming available.  The overall goal for a 3D Printer heatbreak in general is to allow heat to be maintained in the heater block along with preventing said heat from rising into the "cold side" of the hotend, this is commonly referred to as heat creep.  In Keith Brown's analysis of the most common heatbreak upgrade today he compares the bi-metal heatbreak vs stock heatbreaks for a more in-depth look. Keith covers the benefits and the troubleshoots some side effects some printers have. ...

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3D Printing in Australia: Where to find Makerspace or Hackerspace near you

Posted by Bonnie Nguyen on

    While 3D printers in 2022 are a hobby anyone can enjoy on a low budget thank you to Creality 3D’s Ender range sometimes you just want to give something a try first, or find another hobby through the 3D printing gateway. Makerspaces and hackerspaces are a great way to immerse yourself in the 3D printing hobby without a large upfront cost, want to involve yourself in the Australian 3D printing community or if you want to try other hobbies like CNC etc. Makerspaces and hackspaces in Australia give a real-world experience and location for people the maker community....

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Sayer CNC: New Website and Updates

Posted by Beau Jay on

It is finally here. Our new website is up and running and we would like to welcome all of you to our site.  We wanted to create a easy to use, fuss free website that will allow you to access our range of products.  Sayercnc.com.au was built with one focus; Adding value to the 3D Printing and CNC community in Australia While is may seem strange to some, our business was created by a group of 3D printing enthusiasts, just like yourself and its not all about selling stuff.  We found that there is a limit to what brands and genuine...

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