Tuesday, September 3, 2013

How My Form 1(s) Stopped Forming, & Formlabs’ Awesome Support


So you may have noticed my posts have kinda trickled off a bit. I sincerely apologize, it wasn’t intentional. In the end weeks of July, my printer started producing some very hideous prints, such as the one above. The bad prints were consistent; nothing was printing nicely at all, and I hadn’t seen prints fail so badly up until that point. During an open support conversation with Formlabs, the printer gave up completely, refusing to stay powered on without tripping the power supply’s internal fuse. Something was wrong, terribly wrong...