SFMototype to Culminate Prototype Challenge

Posted by Kim Carbon on Oct 21, 2016 3:02:49 PM

After 42 days, the SFMototype will culminate its Prototype Challenge this Saturday, October 22nd at the SF Moto in San Francisco and we can’t wait to know the winners and see the 3D printed motorcycle parts they designed!

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Topics: events

Fun with G-code

Posted by Elijah Post on Oct 19, 2016 3:32:01 PM
There are a handful of things you can do to adjust your prints while they are in the middle of printing! Doing so requires a little bit of knowledge of g-code, the most common language of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines including the Series 1 and just about every 3D printer on the market.
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Topics: Pro Tips

Type A Machines to Join Manufacturing Strikes Back

Posted by Kim Carbon on Oct 18, 2016 1:56:50 PM

Another big event in the manufacturing industry is happening this week! As a part of the National Manufacturing Day celebration, the Alameda County Workforce Development Board (ACWDB) is holding Manufacturing Strikes Back this Wednesday, October 19th at Hayward City Hall. In support of this, Type A Machines is partnering with ACWDB as one of the company exhibitors.  

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Multi-filament Printing on Series 1 3D Printers

Posted by Kim Carbon on Oct 17, 2016 1:32:05 PM


Here at Type A Machines, we continue to find ways to deliver the most cutting-edge technology in 3D printing. From developing better versions of our 3D printers’ hardware and software components to forging partnerships that push the envelope, we make sure that every effort is directed towards delivering the best 3D printing solutions that enable each of our valued customers to achieve their end goals.

Today, we are unveiling yet another revolutionary collaboration with an industry partner, Canada-based 3D printing technology company Mosaic Manufacturing Ltd, to bring multi-color printing to the Series 1 3D printers so our users can create more and better products.

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ProMatte Welding Advantage

Posted by Brandon Langdon on Oct 14, 2016 1:34:08 PM

Having worked with 3D printers for many years, the next step seemed to be to try the 3D pen. For the most part, it never became a good creative tool as most things just never looked very good.

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Topics: materials, Pro Tips

A Night of Science and More

Posted by Kim Carbon on Oct 13, 2016 11:47:30 AM

This coming Saturday, October 15th, Type A Machines will be joining Ohlone College’s Night of Science and More at the Ohlone College Newark Center for Health Sciences and Technology in Newark, California. Now on its second year, the annual event is dedicated to introducing science to the younger generation in a fresh and entertaining light .

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