General Questions

What problems might I face?
The biggest complaint users find with 3D printers is models lifting from the print bed during the print, and this happening half way through a 6 hour prin...
Thu, 10 Nov, 2016 at 1:59 PM
Are Zinter 3D Printers suitable for use by Children?
Almost all 3D printers use Hot Extruders, and utilise moving parts, and without direct and constant supervision these parts could cause injury, all of Zi...
Thu, 10 Nov, 2016 at 2:17 PM
What Filament Colours are available?
There is a standard range of about 20 colours available plus, fluorescent and glow in the dark, and that's before you play with Brass fill, Copperfi...
Thu, 10 Nov, 2016 at 2:17 PM
Where can I get files to print?
Yes there are a wide range of online library's from which you can download a vast range of 3D models - we can't guarantee that they will all wo...
Mon, 14 Nov, 2016 at 4:22 PM
Do I need 3D Design software?
We supply slicing software with each printer - this will enable you import an .stl or .obj file and print it, however to create your own .stl files from ...
Mon, 14 Nov, 2016 at 12:57 PM
Do I have to purchase Zinter Filament and Spares?
You do not have to purchase your supplies from us however the results of using cheap imported filament in any 3D printer are well documented online, we w...
Thu, 10 Nov, 2016 at 2:17 PM
Are printers shipped with supplies?
To discover what is shipped in the box with each of our printers simply visit the 'What's Included' tab on the product page of each printer...
Thu, 10 Nov, 2016 at 2:21 PM
Do I need to Finish / Post process my prints?
3D Printing is predominatly designed to produce Prototype parts, offering a rapid method of assessing the overall look, shape and size of a part, filament...
Thu, 10 Nov, 2016 at 2:34 PM
Do I need to install my Zinter somewhere special?
All 3D printers should be located in a well ventilated room, where temperatures are reasonably stable and the machine should be located on a stable surfa...
Mon, 14 Nov, 2016 at 5:04 PM
What is support Material?
What is support material? The term 'support material' refers to the low-density structure that a 3D printer creates in order to support an...
Mon, 14 Nov, 2016 at 2:57 PM