Welcome to the future: 3D printers that can build objects on demand are now available and affordable.  Revolutioniz3d strives to be the home of the 3D printing revolution.  Providing you with knowledge, ideas, inspiration and reviews of all things 3D printing.  

3D Printers h2

The standard bearers for desktop Fused Deposition Modeling or FDM 3D printing.  FDM is easy, affordable and can be used with many different types of material.  The process involves feeding a spool of filament into an extruder where it's melted down and drawn up one layer at a time.  These desktop 3D printers are easy enough for the first-time printer owner but durable and precise enough to standup to commercial use.  Makers, hackers, engineers and artists will all feel at home with these 3D printers.  

Pros
  • Low cost with affordable filament
  • Large variety of materials
  • Fairly easy to operate and maintain
Cons
  • Nozzle clogging 
  • Occasional visible layers
  • Lack of software
Materials
  • PLA & ABS plastic
  • Nylon, Metal, Wood
  • Flexible, Multicolor, many more
Price Range: $500 - $5,000

DIY 3D Printing Kits h2

DIY 3D printing kits are 3D printers that are shipped unassembled.  Not only do you get to save some money you also gain a greater understanding of your printer by assembling it yourself.    These kits are a blast and the end product really doesn't feel like an entry level 3D printer.  

Pros
  • Low cost with affordable filament
  • Large variety of materials
  • Fairly easy to operate and maintain
Cons
  • Nozzle clogging 
  • Occasional visible layers
  • Lack of software
Materials
  • PLA & ABS plastic
  • Nylon, Metal, Wood
  • Flexible, Multicolor, many more
Price Range: $400 - $2,000

Resin 3D Printers h2

Here we have the leading Sterolithography SLA resin printers.  A beam of UV light draws a pattern over a photosensitive pool of liquid resin. When the light hits the liquid it hardens.  Once that layer is complete the base then moves to make room for the next layer, until a 3D object is created. SLA resin devices are ideal for someone making lab apparatus for microfluidics, detailed character animation, sculpture or jewelry.  It's so easy to use that anyone from an artist to a student or teacher can explore this new medium.  

Pros
  • Detail down to 25 microns
  • Smooth surface details
  • Great for casting & molding models
Cons
  • Nozzle clogging 
  • More expensive
  • Limited material
Materials
  • Liquid Resin
Price Range: $3,000 - $30,000

Good: B9 Creator

b9 creator

Better: Form 2

form2

Best: Carbon3D

Carbon3D

These are truly 3D drawing pens.  Anything you can draw, you can 3D print with these 3D printing pens.  These are the 3 best 3D printing pens on the markets but there are plenty more and coming soon we'll breakdown and review all of them for you.

Pros
  • Low cost with affordable filament
  • Portable
  • Easy to operate 
Cons
  • Nozzle clogging 
  • Lack of true professional model
Materials
  • PLA & ABS plastic
Price Range: $80 - $300

Good: Genesis

Genisis 3D Printing Pen

Best: 7TECH

7Tech 3D Printing Pen

7TECH 3D Printing Pen Review

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