Troubleshooting

Detailed FAQ to better troubleshoot the machines

Starting With Numerical

English Word Chinese Word English Meaning
3D Bio Printing 3D生物打印 3D bioprinting is the process of creating cell patterns in a confined space using 3D printing technologies, where cell function and viability are preserved within the printed construct.
3D Model 3D模型 A three dimensional design usually produced using various 3D modeling softwares like CATIA, CREO, SOLIDWORKS
3D Printing 3D打印 Process of creating three dimensional object by depositing material layer by layer
3D Scan 3D扫描 A process by which the shape and texture of real world object is captured and displayed as 3D Model
3D Systems 3D系统 Well known 3D Printing company founded by the inventor of 3D Printing technology
3D Bioplotter 3D生物绘图 Well reputed 3D BioPrinting machine from Envisiontec.
3Doodler 3D打印笔 Is a kind of 3D Pen that can be used to draw three dimensional objects
3D Sand Casting 3D砂模铸造 Sand casting is a metal casting process characterized by using sand as the mold material

Starting With A

English Word Chinese Word English Meaning
Additive Manufacturing 增材制造 Process of creating three dimensional object by depositing material layer by layer
ABS 丙烯腈-丁二烯-苯乙烯三元共聚物 Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene is a popular thermoplastic material heavily used in 3D Printing
Acetone 丙酮 An organic solvent used to dissolve left over filament in nozzle for unclogging the nozzle and also for smoothing the ABS printed object surface
AMF AMF格式 Additive Manufacturing File Format (AMF) is an open standard for describing objects for additive manufacturing processes such as 3D printing.
Alumide 铝粒尼龙 Alumide is a material used in 3D printing consisting of nylon filled with aluminum dust, its name being a combination of the words aluminum and polyamide. The printed objects have metallic look
ABS Glue ABS熔液 ABS Glue is made by adding bit of acetone to the ABS filament. This is used to stick the 3D Print to the build plate
All Metal Hot End 全金属热端 A nozzle design that can go upto very high temperature of 400 degrees C
Anisotropic 非均质 Object having physical property that is different in different directions
Amorphous 非晶质 Without a clearly defined shape or form

Starting With B

English Word Chinese Word English Meaning
Build Plate 打印平台板 Build plate is the platform on which material is deposited layer by layer
Build Platform 打印平台 Same as build plate
Build Volume 打印尺寸 Build Volume = Build Plate Length x Build Plate Width x Build Plate Height
Bridges Printing horizontal layers in air without support.To achieve good quality for bridges, it is recommend to reduce printing speed and printing temperature
Binder Jetting 粘合剂喷射成型(技术原理跟3DP相同) Is a 3D Printing process where binder is jetted after each layer to glue it to the next layer
Blender An open source 3D modeling software
Bed 打印平台板 Platform on which material gets extruded
Biopolymer 非均质 Biopolymers are polymers produced by living organisms. Since they are polymers, biopolymers contain monomeric units that are covalently bonded to form larger structures.
BuildTAK 非晶质 Is a sheet that is placed on build plate before extruding the material to avoid warping of printed objects
Brim 非晶质 A brim is attached to a model and extends outward. Brims typically have several outlines and may be a few layers tall. Brims are often used to stabilize small parts of a model, such as legs of a table, because brims help these areas stay connected to the print bed.
Build Time 打印时间 Time it takes to print the object as per the parameters defined in slicing software

Starting With C

English Word Chinese Word English Meaning
CAD / CAM 计算机辅助设计/计算机辅助制造 Computer Aided Design / Computer Aided Machining
CATIA 计算机图形辅助三维交互式应用 Computer-graphics Aided Three-dimensional Interactive Application is a popular 3D Modeling software
CLIP 连续液态界面制造 Continuous Liquid Interface Production
CNC Machining  计算机数字控制机床 CNC Machining is a process used in the manufacturing sector that involves the use of computers to control machine tools.
CAE 计算机辅助工程 Computer-aided engineering (CAE) is the broad usage of computer software to aid in engineering analysis tasks like Finite Element Analysis
Curing  固化 Curing is a process of hardening photopolymers through UV light
Crystalline A crystal or crystalline solid is a solid material whose constituents are arranged in a highly ordered microscopic structure, forming a crystal lattice that extends in all directions.
CJP: Color Jet Printing 全彩喷射打印成型 (3DSystems专利,技术原理跟3DP相同) A type of 3D Printing technology from 3D Systems, primarily for printing multi-color objects

Starting With D

English Word Chinese Word English Meaning
DLP: Digital Light Processing 数字光处理 A type of 3D Printing technology where photopolymers are cured using UV light
DMLS: Direct Metal Laser Sintering 直接金属激光烧结 A type of 3D Printing technology where metal powder is sintered using high power laser to create the end object

Starting With E

English Word Chinese Word English Meaning
Extruder 喷头组件 It is a device that sends correct amount of filament to hot end
EBM: Electron Beam Melting 电子束熔化 A type of 3D Printing technology which uses an electron beam instead of a laser or thermal printhead. EBM is often used for the production of incredibly dense metal parts
EOS A type of 3D Printing technology which uses an electron beam instead of a laser or thermal printhead. EBM is often used for the production of incredibly dense metal parts
End Stop 止端 3D Printer axes all need a datum (also known as home position or end-stop) to reference their movements.

Starting With F

English Word Chinese Word English Meaning
Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 熔融沉积成型 A type of 3D Printing technology that uses heat to melt and extrude plastic filament onto the build plate
Filament 线圈 Is kind of plastic wires used in FDM 3D Printing
FabLab It is a small scale workshop for digital fabrication
Flowrate 流量率 It is the volume of fluid which passes per unit time
Fixture Used to hold a workpiece during either a machining operation or some other industrial process.

Starting With G

English Word Chinese Word English Meaning
G-Code G代码 G-code is the common name for the most widely used numerical control (NC) programming language. It is used mainly in computer-aided manufacturing to control automated machine tools.
Glass Transition Temperature 玻璃化转变温度 Glass Transition Temperature (Tg) is the temperature region where the polymer transitions from a hard, glassy material to a soft, rubbery material.

Starting With H

English Word Chinese Word English Meaning
Hardening 硬化 Harden (make an object toughen) generally by using heat treatment
Heated Bed Heated build platform (also called heated bed) improves printing quality by helping to prevent warping. As extruded plastic cools, it shrinks slightly. Heated beds usually yield higher quality finished builds with materials such as ABS and PLA.
Heated Build Chamber Heated build chamber also impoves the printing quality by maintaining the constant temperature in the chamber thereby avoiding cracks
HIPS 高抗冲聚苯乙烯(High Impact Polystyrene) High Impact Polystyrene is a type of 3D Printing filament
Hot End 热端 Hot End is the device that melts the filament and extrudes the molten filament on build plate
Hydrogel 水凝胶 A hydrogel is a network of polymer chains that are hydrophilic. Hydrogels are highly absorbent natural or synthetic polymeric networks.

Starting With I

English Word Chinese Word English Meaning
Infill 填充 Material that is used to fill in the gaps / holes
Injection Molding 喷射造型法 The plastic injection moulding process produces large numbers of parts of high quality with great accuracy, very quickly.
Inkjet Bioprinting 喷墨生物打印 Having a physical property which has the same value when measured in different directions
Isotropic 均质 An object having a physical property which has the same value when measured in different directions.

Starting With J

English Word Chinese Word English Meaning
Jig 夹具 Used to hold and guide a workpiece during either a machining operation or some other industrial process.

Starting With K

English Word Chinese Word English Meaning
Kapton Tape 聚酰亚胺胶带 A kind of tape used to avoid product warping during printing process. esp. for ABS material

Starting With L

English Word Chinese Word English Meaning
Layout The way in which the parts of something are arranged or laid out.
Layer Height/Slice Thickness 层厚度 Height of each layer that gets deposited on the build plate
Layer Thickness 层厚度 Same as layer height / slice thickness
LOM: Laminated Object Machining 分层实体制造 Laminated object manufacturing (LOM) is a RP system where layers of adhesive-coated paper are used to build a 3D model
Linear Guide 直线导轨 Used for movement across an axis (X, Y and Z). Meant for higher accuracy
Linear Rail 线轨 Used for movement across an axis (X, Y and Z)
LENS: Laser Engineered Net Shaping 激光近净成型技术 Laser Engineered Net Shaping is an additive manufacturing technology developed for fabricating metal parts directly from CAD model using metal powder injected into a molten pool created by a focused, high-powered laser beam
LCF: Laser Cladding Forming 激光熔覆成形 It is a type of additive manufacturing technology. During the process of laser cladding forming, a high power laser beam is focused onto the substrate to create a molten pool, metal powders are simultaneously injected into the focal zone by the powder delivering nozzles and then melted and rapidly solidified.
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