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3D Printer Software: What You Need To Know

One of the most important - and most often undervalued - tools in 3D printing is the slicing software. At Dremel DigiLab, we firmly believe that understanding your software and choosing the right platform can make all the difference in the quality and integrity of your prints. To help you achieve your production goals, we've put together a guide to explain what 3D slicing software is, why it's important, and how to choose the software that's right for you. 
 

Tips for Choosing the Best Wood for Laser Cutter Projects

So, you've learned all about laser cutters and now you're ready to start your project. But, wait! You haven't picked out your wood, and quite frankly, you're not even sure where to begin when it comes to choosing the best wood for laser cutters. If that sounds familiar, you're certainly not alone, and we want to help. We know it's difficult to know where to begin, which is why we've put together some useful tips to help you make the right selection.

The Best Laser Cutter Software

Laser cutters use data files to get the pattern they cut or engrave. Dremel laser cutters use standard file formats, so you have lots of software options. Depending on your needs, you can use a high-end application with lots of features or a free and simple one.

The Perks and Pitfalls of being a woman in tech

If you’re a woman in the tech industry, chances are you have a good story about how you decided to stick with it. A lot of us share a similar narrative: working in the tech industry is interesting and challenging, but due to unfortunate biases in the field, it can also be a struggle. As female members of the technology industry, we have certainly been through good times and bad trying to make a career out of our passions.

Use of Dremel DigiLab

As three-dimensional prototyping equipment is becoming more accessible, students are able to interact with these facilities more than ever. 3-D printing has allowed young designers, engineers,creators, and hobbyists to create physical models that communicate their ideas easily and efficiently. At various prices and qualities, the 3-D printing market has expanded to offer many equipment options for higher education institutions.

Taking pictures for Etsy

When it comes to attracting customers to your shop, you want to make sure your first impression is a good one. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with finding the perfect location, the perfect model, etc., but taking beautiful product photos doesn’t have to be complicated! These are a few of the things we do to make sure our photos get people interested.

Creating Digital Files for Your DigiLab Laser Cutter

You’ve got the perfect project idea and you’re itching to get started! What are your next steps and how do you turn this idea into a physical, tangible product? Knowing how to correctly create digital files for Dremel’s laser cutter will help you accomplish this goal!

Tips for Running a Small Business

Maybe you’re a stay-at-home parent who wants to take your crafting hobby to the next level, or maybe you’re just getting out of business school and looking for investors. No matter how much training or education you have before starting your small business, you’re going to learn A LOT. Here are a few things we’ve learned along the way.

Dremel DigiLab 3D45 Ideation, Design, Prototyping and Assembly

At DiveDesign, we use the Dremel DigiLab 3D45 3D Printer for prototyping iterative models as well as high-fidelity prototypes for demonstrations with clients. The high fidelity of the prints allows us to present our models with precise detailing so that we can provide our clients with more communicative visuals, and save time on finishing, as our prints have required little-to-no post-printing refinement thus far.