I've wanted a place on Usenet to talk about home 3D printers since
I built one in the early 2010s, but this place never looked right
for that while it was alive (though better than any other
that may have been welcome here last i was on usenet a bit over a decade
ago. that is talking about home built 3D printers. would have been a whole
lot better than all the political nonsense that infested the group at the
company i'm at has a fairly new, couple years old, EOS M 290 3D printer.
they've done some aluminum, quite a bit of titanium, and are now doing
17-4PH. i'm not involved in any of the 3D printing itself though there's
always secondary CNC machining on the parts so i've done my fair share of
also have a Markforged Mark Two for plastic, but they grabbed that and
took it to the main building for the engineers to play with.
it does appear people are checking back here from time to time. perhaps a
revival can be sparked somehow.
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