General

Remote assistance
We use TeamViewer to provide realtime support for your 3D printer or 3D scanner. Click on the button below to start.                 Usin...
Wed, 23 Dec, 2015 at 10:17 AM
Nozzle Height and Extruder Maintenance for your UP!
Check out our YouTube video below to find out how to maintain your UP BOX extruder and diagnose extruder related issues. Nozzle Height and Extruder Ma...
Mon, 2 May, 2016 at 3:58 PM
Manual levelling for your UP BOX 3D printer
Check out our YouTube video below to find out how to manually level the platform on your UP BOX: Manual levelling for your UP BOX 3D printer
Mon, 9 Jan, 2017 at 2:30 PM
Lubricating your UP BOX 3D printer
Check out our YouTube video below to find out how to properly lubricate your UP BOX: Lubricating your UP BOX 3D printer
Thu, 8 Sep, 2016 at 10:35 AM
What is support material, what is it made of and why do I need it?
What is support material? The term 'support material' refers to the low-density structure that a 3D printer creates in order to support an...
Sat, 9 Aug, 2014 at 12:36 PM
What is 'warping' and why does it happen?
Warping of a model is a result of uneven thermal contraction of the ABS during printing. Most materials when heated expand and as they cool they contract. ...
Sun, 19 Jul, 2015 at 8:26 AM
How do I stop my model from lifting/warping?
Lifting/warping is an inherent issue due to thermal shrinkage of ABS plastic. All FMD style 3D Printers that use ABS have this challenge. The following ...
Mon, 29 Sep, 2014 at 7:03 PM
3D Printing with Nylon filament
With any Nylon filament you need to super dry the filaments as they are very hydroscopic, place on baking paper and place in an oven at 80c for 3 hours. (te...
Tue, 20 Oct, 2015 at 10:11 AM
How does the UP 3D printer's print head (Extruder) work?
The UP 3D Printer extruder has the following components Stepper Motor: Used to drive the plasti...
Fri, 3 Oct, 2014 at 3:27 AM
PLA Tips and Tricks
WHAT IS PLA PLA or Polylactic acid is a thermoplastic polyester.  It is commonly derived from renewable resources, such as corn starch,...
Mon, 23 Nov, 2015 at 10:10 AM