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3D Printing Fails. Answered

I'm not exactly sure why, but the BBC collected a bunch of 3D printing failures.

I couldn't resist sharing the screenshots and captions, especially in light of Fungus' recent topic.

Enjoy.

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darman12 (author)2013-08-18

After seeing these, I wouldn't go to bed while a print is going. I wouldn't want to waste eight hours and a bunch of plastic. I'd much rather discover a failed print when it first started. But of course, you can't help it if it fails late in printing; that would put a pit in my stomach.

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fungus amungus (author)2013-08-18

Yeah, this is very common. This is part of the learning process, and maintenance, of a typical consumer 3D printer.

Other printers have issues as well, just with different kinds of failures

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M.C. Langer (author)2013-08-18

"You can learn quite a lot from failure". That's absolutely true!!!!!

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Patrick S (author)2013-08-18

Hah I've had a few of these...

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Mrballeng (author)2013-08-18

This was interesting. Thanks for sharing it.

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Ninzerbean (author)2013-08-18

Schadenfreude is my favorite word.

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rimar2000 (author)Ninzerbean2013-08-18

That is the habitual behavior in sports, Nina...

BTW, please look the bowl in https://www.instructables.com/id/Improvements-to-my-cutting-table-mejoras-a-mi-mes/, 3 last photos. It still needs a good finishing coat. Has some fails, but is far better than former, IMHO. It is my first attempt to made stave-shaped bowls.

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rimar2000 (author)2013-08-18

Some of us would come out favored with a fault as the first photo.

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Antzy Carmasaic (author)2013-08-18

If it's recyclable material, something like filabot can help reuse the wasted material.

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