How do you pick the best 3D resin printer for beginners in 2024?

How do you pick the best 3D resin printer for beginners in 2024?

Whether you're diving into resin 3D printing for the first time or seeking to upgrade your current setup, our latest blog article has you covered. Packed with invaluable advice, this guide will empower you to make informed decisions about selecting the perfect 3D printer for your needs....


AmeraLabs 2023 3D Printing Journey Overview

Welcome, dear readers, to the AmeraLabs 2023 3D Printing Journey Overview – a chronicle of a year marked by groundbreaking moments, global adventures, and a relentless pursuit of excellence in the realm of 3D printing. As we turn the pages of this digital narrative, join us in revisiting the highlights, milestones, and exciting developments that defined our journey through the dynamic landscapes of board games, pop culture extravaganzas, cutting-edge 3D printing events, and the unveiling of revolutionary resin products....


Resin 3D Printing Troubleshooting: A Comprehensive Guide

Resin printing is a complex process with various factors at play, often leading to simultaneous failures. We've crafted a comprehensive guide based on our experiences resolving peculiar resin 3D printing issues to simplify your troubleshooting journey. Organized by symptoms, this guide addresses the common failures encountered by users....


Are FEP alternatives worth it? ACF vs. nFEP vs. FEP films.

Do the increased ACF printing speeds outweigh the significant price increase? And do you really not lose any details by printing with a 300 µm thick film with a mate finish? Let's compare results using ACF vs. nFEP vs. FEP films....


Finding optimal smart support settings in Tango Slicer for TGM-7 resin

Which support settings are the most important? Does auto-supports work? This article shows an example of finding the right support settings by trusting the automated supports of the VoxelDance Tango slicer....

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How to Prevent White Resin 3D Prints From Yellowing

In this article, you will find a guide on how to use white 3D resin to keep prints truly white....

Settings to change for Faster resin 3D printing

9 Settings to Change for Faster Resin 3D Printing

Learn how to 3D print with resin faster without sacrificing the quality of your prints....

The Complete Resin 3D printing settings Guide for Beginners

The Complete Resin 3D Printing Settings Guide for Beginners

This article is our most comprehensive guide to finding the perfect resin 3D printer settings in an imperfect world....

AmeraLabs E-commerce platform upgrade project

E-commerce platform upgrade

AmeraLabs started an e-commerce platform upgrade project partially financed by European Regional Development Fund. The goal of this project is to implement new functionality on our e-commerce platform for our B2B customers, partners and resellers to easier manage their details, orders and invoices. ...


Better surfaces with Light-off delay. Blooming phenomenon

Light-off delay is often overlooked, while it is one of the key settings to get nice surfaces and avoid "blooming" in resin 3D printing. We will explain what it means and why you need to use it....

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AmeraLabs teaming up with CobraMode Miniatures

CobraMode Miniatures stands out from the crowd with their unique high quality sculpts for 3D printing, tabletop gaming and hobby painting. We are proud to announce our partnership with CobraMode Miniatures for their upcoming miniature paint competition....

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Why mixing resin bottles is so important?

Shaking and mixing 3D printing resin is a crucial step of resin 3D printing. Especially, when using colored resins. We will explain why vigorous resin shaking is mandatory to get decent and sustainable printing quality....


Key strategies for 3D printing with TGM-7 resin

This is our guide for AmeraLabs TGM-7 3D printing resin. It covers key strategies that we recommend to follow in order to avoid failures and get the best results. ...


3D Printer Calibration print – updated AmeraLabs Town

It's no secret calibrating your 3D printer is super important. Especially, if you want to figure out the ultimate capabilities of your 3D printer and 3D printing resin. Some time ago, we have created 3D printer calibration part for resin 3D printers. Our goal was to ease the stress of troubleshooting your 3D printer. In this article we would like to present some minor updates to our widely used and free 3D printer calibration part - AmeraLabs Town....

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How to get better details in 3D prints: Anycubic Photon S LCD modification

How important are details in your 3D prints? Have you tried switching between different LCD 3D printers or 3D printing resins? If you've been struggling getting dimensionally accurate 3D prints using Anycubic Photon S or other LCD based 3D printer - this article is for you....

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AmeraLabs teaming up with The Printing Goes Ever On

The Printing Goes Ever On are the creators of high quality 3D printable miniatures inspired by the classic fantasy novels. Recently they have announced about making the contest for fantasy and tabletop games fans and invited them to join the contest to win 3D Printers and other great prizes. We have teamed up with The Printing Goes Ever On to provide the winners of this competition several batches of AMD-3 3D printing resin. The contest has just started and will end on 30th of November....


Why should you not use default 3D printing raft settings?

If you are new to resin 3D printing, you may be inclined to use default 3D printing settings. In this article we will cover why using default settings for your raft layer may be a bad idea....


AmeraLabs teaming up with Mini Monster Mayhem

AmeraLabs is teaming up with Mini Monster Mayhem for paint competitions to provide prizes for the competition winners....


Case Study: silver electroplating resin 3D prints

How Simply Simon Botanic Jewellery combined silver electroplating with 3D printing to enhance his painting of a family tree. This article covers all steps of the production of this exclusive work of art: design, 3D printing, metal plating and final assembly....

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How to succeed with your first resin 3D print

Did you just get your first resin 3D printer? Do you feel overwhelmed about this fascinating process and not sure where to start? Then this post is for you....

AmeraLabs joins ecolabnet for eco friendly SLA resins development

AmeraLabs joins Ecolabnet – network of service providers for eco-innovations

Ecolabnet is a project funded by Interreg Baltic Sea Region which aims to create a network of service providers for supporting eco-innovations in manufacturing SMEs of Baltic Sea Region....


9 common mistakes when switching from FDM to SLA 3D printing

If you are an FDM user thinking about switching to resin 3D printing (or maybe you've already made the switch), you must have heard that it’s a different world. In this article we will dive into some critical errors and misconceptions people make when transitioning from FDM to SLA 3D printing....


Experiment: 3D Printing Supports that Work

In a previous blog post "6 Key Principles of 3D Printing Supports that Work" we have covered why support structures are needed, how to properly set them up for SLA 3D printing and the key reasons behind failing supports. This time we set out to prove our assumptions with an experiment....

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6 Key Principles of resin 3D Printing Supports that Work

Sometimes after 3D printing with resin you only get support structures on the build plate instead of the intended object. We share key reasons behind why this happens and why support fail. Learn why support structures are needed in the first place and how to properly set them up for SLA 3D printing....


Can cleaning SLA prints with IPA cause cracks on my models?

Although many of us use IPA (isopropyl alcohol) to clean our DLP 3D printed models, not many know what impact it may have on their 3D prints. In this edition we will conduct an experiment on how IPA can affect our SLA 3D prints....


Casting jewellery with 3D printed silicone mold

Learn how to make Jewellery using silicone mold and your 3D printer. Jeweller gives a high-level overview of the process and dives into a few areas to give some specific tips and advice....


Case Study: ViLim Ball – therepeutic device with 3D printed housing

ViLim Ball is a therapeutic device which was created for reduction of symptoms for Essential tremor, Parkinson’s disease and Rheumatoid arthritis. Read how we 3D printed its housing....

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Case Study: SLA 3D printed Linear Gear for Extensometer

A case study of 3D printed linear gear for high precision extensometer. This article covers all steps of 3D printing process up until the final result....

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Case Study: 3D printed button for Porsche steering wheel

A case study of 3D printed Porsche steering wheel button. This article covers all steps of 3D printing process up until the final result....

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How to design parts for SLA 3D Printing

In this article we will cover key design elements of SLA 3D printed parts. It is dedicated to experienced users who are already familiar with SLA 3D printing basics and are capable of designing their own parts....

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AmeraLabs develops ESD materials

AmeraLabs started a project to develop "Photopolymer materials for 3D printing items with dissipative properties to produce ESD safe parts.", partially financed by the European Union....


3D printing raft in resin 3D printing: what you need to know

What attachment layer is and why it’s so important if you want to successfully use your resin 3D printer....


Worldwide shipping

We have upgraded our delivery services! AmeraLabs resins are now ready to travel the world....


Experiment: outdoor environment effect on resin 3D printed parts

In this post we are going to share with you our quick and simple experiment. We tried to show how resin 3D printed parts are affected by casual and very diverse outdoor environment - from harsh cold weather to sunny and warm....

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Free NanoDLP Helper Spreadsheet

Quick and easy to use spreadsheet to setup cure times, lifting heights and speeds for 3D printing with nanoDLP software....

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Life Fit for REACH

AmeraLabs is participating in international project Life Fit for REACH, the main objective of which is to ensure the efficient management of chemicals in the company and reduce the use of hazardous chemicals by replacing them with safer alternatives....


10 reasons why you get unexpected horizontal lines on your 3D prints

Once in a while you will find unwanted horizontal lines on your prints. Why did they form and what can you do to avoid them? Although, those lines are very annoying and disturbing, we have listed the main reasons why they appear that way and how to reduce the likelihood of such formation....

Calibration of SLA 3D printer - AmeraLabs Town

Key things to know before calibrating resin 3D printer

In this AmeraLabs post we will dive into what is calibration of resin 3D printer and cover key things you need to know before running your calibration procedure....


AmeraLabs town test print for resin 3D printers together with the guide on how to understand its features

Probably every 3D printing enthusiast prints calibration parts quite frequently. However, all of them usually end up in recycle bin, because such test prints are technical and ugly. Therefore, we created 3D printer calibration part for resin 3D printers that will not only ease the stress of troubleshooting your 3D printer but will also produce wonderfully looking, high detailed 3D prints for you to keep or give as a present to a friend....

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The Beginner’s Guide to 3D printing with AmeraLabs resins

Switching to a new resin might be a hassle. Therefore, we provide this guide to 3D printing with AmeraLabs resins that will aid you in taking those first steps and getting perfect prints right away....


Why is it so complicated to choose your first 3D resin? Basics explained.

Several years ago when I was making my first DLP 3D printer, I was faced with the major question: what 3D resin should I pour into my resin tray? That is why now I would like to share my experience on how to choose SLA 3D printing materials and what factors should one consider when buying one....

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