Category Archives: Engineering Properties

Resolution, Accuracy, and Tolerance – What’s the difference?

                Far too often we have seen customers enquire about a 3D Printer’s resolution when they actually were trying to enquire about its accuracy and vice-versa!             The problem is so grave that even some of the 3D Printing service providers fall prey …

What is Shore Hardness? What does it signify?

Shore Hardness Hardness may be defined as a material’s resistance to indentation. The durometer scale was defined by Albert Ferdinand Shore. The instrument as well as the unit of measurement is called as a Durometer. Durometer is used to measure the hardness of polymers, elastomers and rubbers. Today, the name usually refers to shore hardness. Shore hardness is …