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Online 3D Printing Calculator - How to use

Step-by-step guide for the online 3D printing calculator

1. Registration



  • To use our calculator, you must first register.
  • All you need for this is a valid e-mail address.
  • On the calculator home page, select the "Register" tab from the menu on the left.
  • On the following page you can enter your e-mail address. Please accept our terms and conditions by checking the box and click the "Register" button.
  • Afterwards you will receive an email with a link. Follow it and choose an individual password.
  • After that you can already use all the functions of our calculator.

2. Uploadc components



  • To order 3D printed components, you need 3D data, which you have to upload to the calculator.
  • To do this, you can simply drag and drop your files into the outlined box on the home page, or click "Upload 3D Model" and select the appropriate file on your computer.
  • Your files will then be uploaded, analyzed and afterwards displayed.

3. Configuring components



  • After uploading your 3D data, you have the option to select your desired process and material for your components on the right side.
  • Tip: Use the search function to find materials faster.
  • After selecting the material, you can choose finishing processes for your components in the next window, such as coloring or vibratory grinding.
  • Tip: If you need the same material and finish for all uploaded components, you can transfer this information to all others after configuring the first part. To do this, select the "Transfer settings to other parts" option in the drop-down menu of the first part.

4. Link collection & help



  • If you have questions about our processes and materials, you will find a collection of helpful links to our products and services in the menu on the left.
  • If you would like a personal consultation, you are also welcome to contact us directly. You will also find the corresponding contact details on the left in the menu under the "Help" tab.

5. Printability and wall thickness analysis



  • After selecting the process and material, our calculator will immediately provide you with an initial assessment of the printability of your data.
  • For example, the wall thicknesses and distances of your 3D models are checked.
  • By clicking on the preview image in the upper right corner, you will get more details about the analysis.

6. Complete order



  • When you are satisfied with your selection, you can further select the desired number for each component.
  • After that click the "Next" button at the bottom right.
  • You now have the option to either complete your order directly or save an quote.
  • To complete the checkout process, you must enter a shipping address for your first order by clicking "New Address" at the top of the page. This will be saved for future orders.
  • Then click on "Next" at the bottom. On the next page, you can select your desired shipping method and leave us additional delivery instructions if necessary.
  • Then click on "Next" again. You will now be taken to the order overview and can optionally specify a reference and select your desired payment method.
  • If your billing address differs from the given delivery address, you can also enter it here.
  • Afterwards, please read and confirm our terms and conditions and then click on "Order with costs" below.
  • We have now received your order and you will be redirected to the overview page.

More helpful functions



In the following, we would like to introduce you to some more useful features of our online 3D printing calculator. With these we want to make it much easier for you to order your components.

Save and download quote



  • After you have uploaded your 3D data in the calculator and selected your desired process and material, in addition to being able to order your components directly, you can first save a quote and download it as a PDF file.
  • To do this, click on "Next" at the bottom right after configuring your parts and select the "Save quote" option.
  • You will be redirected to a new page where you will have the option to either download, edit or place an order for your offer using the buttons at the top center.
  • You can find all your saved quotes in the menu on the left under the "Quotes" tab.

Repeat orders



  • To repeat orders you have already placed, please go to the "Orders" tab in the menu on the left.
  • This will take you to an overview of all your previous orders. Select the order you want to repeat.
  • Then click on the "Order again" button in the upper right corner of the next page. You will then be redirected to our normal ordering process and can complete your order as usual.

Contact service



  • Do you have questions about your order or the price indicated in the calculator does not meet your expectations?
  • Then, after you have configured your parts, you can contact us directly by clicking on the "Contact Service" button at the bottom right.
  • We will then review your request in more detail and contact you regarding this.

Share project



  • Go to the "3D Project" tab in the menu on the left. This will take you to an overview of all your projects. Select the project you want to share.
  • On the next page you will find the "Share project" option on the right next to the menu. Select this.
  • A window will open where you can enter the email address of the person you want to share with. Please note that this person must already be registered in the calculator. Then click the button "Share".
  • The respective person will now receive an email notification about the shared project. They can then access and edit it in the "3D Projects" area. You yourself will see on the left side of the project all the people with whom you have shared it.
  • Tip: You can leave a comment for the person in the project. To do so, click on "Offers" in the menu on the left and select the corresponding project on the next page.
  • Then scroll all the way down on the next page. Enter the comment in the field and click "Contribute". The other person will be notified by email about the new comment.

Reset password



  • If you have forgotten your password for the calculator, you can reset it on the log-in page. To do this, simply click on "Forgot password".
  • On the following page, please enter your email address and click "Reset my password".
  • You will then receive an e-mail. Follow the link and set a new password.
  • Please note: If you have not received an email, please check your spam folder first. If you do not find an email there either, please contact us via email through info@3dbavaria.com. Your password will then be reset manually.

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