Professional Post Processing Techniques for MakerBot 3D Printing

Taking Ideas Beyond the Build Plate

Sanding

SANDING

Learn how to sand your 3D prints to create an amazing surface finish, or prepare them for painting or silicone molding.

Gluing

GLUING

Learn how to glue multiple components of your 3D print together.

Painting

PAINTING

Learn how to create a nearly automotive quality paint job on any of your 3D prints.

Inserts

INSERTS

Learn how to install threaded brass inserts to add longevity to your 3D printed enclosures.

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SILICONE MOLDING 1

Learn how to make silicone molds around 3D prints and recreate printed objects in diverse materials.

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SILICONE MOLDING 2

Learn how to use 3D printed molds to recreate objects in flexible materials.

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VACUUM FORMING

Learn how 3D printing can reduce the cost of a traditional manufacturing method.