Get Started with your Dremel DigiLab 3D Printer

Thank you for being an early adopter of 3D printing and making Dremel your 3D printer of choice! We rely heavily on people like you to spread the word about your experiences to your friends who might be interested in 3D printing. In return, we will give you free filament and give discounts to your friends. Check out our referral program for more details.

1) Register

Register at to activate your 1-year warranty.

2) Design

For beginners, we recommend TinkerCAD & BlocksCAD. You can also download pre-designed files from various hosting sites like Thingiverse, MyMiniFactory, and others.

For advanced users, you can use any CAD software that can export files as an .stl or .obj files. This includes Autodesk Fusion 360, SketchUp and many more.

3) Slice

Once you have a .stl or .obj file, use one of our slicing programs to slice the file to make it compatible to print. Our 3D40 and 3D45 3D printers are able to print .gcode & .g3drem files. There are 2 free programs for slicing 3D files for Dremel 3D printers.

For 3D45 & 3D40:

The 1st option is the cloud-based Dremel Print Cloud, which is a cloud-based slicer that you can use on any device that is connected to internet, including Chromebooks and iPads.

The 2nd option is Dremel DigiLab 3D Slicer (Windows only, Mac coming soon), which is our Cura-based desktop slicer that allows you to securely slice your 3D files without the need for internet connection. To get step-by-step instructions on how to use it, please download our guide.

For 3D20:

Download 3D20 Idea Builder Software for Windows and for Mac.

4) Build

Build your sliced files using your Dremel 3D Printer. Follow the instructions on the quick start guide to insert filament, level the build plate, and print your 3D models.

5) Refer Your Friends

Check out our referral program.

6) Give Us a Review

Review your 3D45, 3D40-01, 3D40-EDU or 3D20

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