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In this FreeCAD vs Fusion 360 comparison review, we’re going to explore the features of these two amazing computer-aided design software. There is a wide range of 3D modeling software available (previously covered here) and both FreeCAD and Fusion 360 are widely recognized as great tools for creating incredibly detailed designs for 3D printing.

So which software tool is better?

In this comparison, we will be exploring the main features of each software, the user interface, supported file types, and ease of use. We’ll be comparing the minimum system requirements of each and exploring the toolsets and extensions that you can use. In addition, we’ll be showing you some of the alternative software available to design the products that you want to 3D print.

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Creality has always been coming out with a 3D printer that has good print quality at prices that you will love. There are a lot of Ender models out there, with the company coming out with Pro and Plus versions of different models. The Creality Ender 3 and Ender 5 are two of the company’s best known 3D printers.

How does one compare to the other? Which one is the better printer for your needs?

Main Differences Between Creality Ender 3 vs Ender 5

The Main Differences Between Creality Ender 3 vs Ender 5

  • The Ender 5 has a bigger build volume at 8.7 by 8.7 by 11.8 inches, whereas Ender 3 only has a build volume of 8.7 by 8.7 by 9.8 inches.
  • The Ender 5 is easy to set up and takes only around half an hour to finish the assembly with an easy to understand user guide, whereas the Ender 3 takes significantly longer with an estimated assembly time of around two to three hours.
  • The Ender 5 uses an MK10 hot end, whereas Ender 3 uses an earlier vers

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Automated post-processing systems developer PostProcess Technologies and metal 3D printing service Enable Manufacturing have each launched new 3D printing software platforms to scale additive manufacturing and post-processing to the next level. PostProcess has announced the immediate availability of its CONNECT3D platform, a new addition to its hardware, chemistry, and software stack aiming to address long-standing gaps in the post-printing market. […]

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US 3D printer manufacturer 3D Systems has entered into a partnership with artificial intelligence (AI) medical firm Enhatch to make the design and delivery of patient-specific medical devices more efficient. Through the partnership, the companies will combine their respective expertise and technologies to create an optimized, automated, and scalable workflow for fabricating medical devices. “Our partnership with Enhatch will enable […]

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A team of researchers from Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Waseda University has trialed the use of soybean waste to reduce obesity in rats.  The researchers found that fermented soybean waste, or okara, has the potential to improve fat metabolism and mitigate the effects of diet-induced obesity, while also addressing issues of food waste.  Alongside the trial, the […]

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3D printing is a type of technology that is finding influence in many different industries. This is a game-changing type of technology that can be used in all kinds of innovative, exciting, and useful ways, and one area that is seeing a lot of new developments is the gaming industry. The gaming industry has been growing and developing for many years, and this is now being boosted with the use of 3D printing. So, in what ways is 3D printing influencing the gaming industry? This article will look at a few of the main ways and what the future might look like for gaming.

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It’s 2027 and you’ve lost a tooth in a hockey game. Today the replacement process can be extremely expensive and some patients report not being entirely satisfied with the shape, size, color, or fit of an artificial tooth. But five years from now the most probable way such a scenario will play out will be a visit to the dentist for a scan of some kind before a 3D printer creates a perfect fit made of incredibly resilient composite materials, and at a price that’s a fraction of what it costs today. These predictions for the future of dentistry are based on what analysts see happening due to developments in additive manufacturing. Additive manufacturing (AM) or additive layer manufacturing (ALM) are simply [industry names for 3D printing](https://www.twi-global.com/technical-knowledge/faqs/what-is-additive-manufacturing), the computer process that controls the depositing of material – usually in layers – into three-dimensional objects. AM and ALM tech has grown at warp speed, and prices for the machinery have come down dramatically – and this in combo equals a whole new world.

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