3D Printing Failures: 2022 Edition: How to Diagnose and Repair ALL Desktop 3D Printing Issues


This paperback version has all photos in color!

Whether you are new to 3D printing or have dozens of prints under your belt, this book is for you!
This 2022 edition has been re-written and has 10 entirely new chapters. This book should help you to diagnose and fix any 3D printing issue you have.

  • Bed Adhesion
  • Build Plate Malfunctioning
  • Curling of Layers and Angles
  • Electrical Safety
  • Elephant Foot
  • Extruder Motor Skipping
  • Filament Snapping
  • Gaps in Walls and Top Layers
  • Ghosting
  • Holes in Print
  • Hotend Malfunctioning
  • Layer Bulges
  • Layer Shifts
  • Limitations
  • Mandatory Maintanence
  • Missing Layers
  • Model Errors
  • Not Finding Home
  • Nozzle Clogs
  • Over/Under Extrusion
  • Parts Being Knocked Off
  • Parts Not Mating Together
  • Patterns in Outer Surface
  • Poor Layer Adhesion
  • Power Loss Recovery Issues
  • Resin Printing
  • Running Out of Filament
  • Settings Issues
  • Squished Layers
  • Stepper Motor Malfunctioning
  • Stringy or Blobby Prints
  • Stripped Filament
  • Unlevelled Build Plate
  • Warping
  • Z-Axis Wobble
  • Z-Height Calibration

With Material Science by Nicolas Tokotuu
Senior Business Manager at Polymaker