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Autocalibration Support Guide

Calibrating a 3D printer can be time-consuming and frustrating. That’s why Allevi introduced autocalibration for Allevi 1’s and Allevi 3’s. Below, we discuss how autocalibration works, important details to keep

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Hydrogel Extrusion Troubleshooting Guide

Every bioink requires specific conditions and printing parameters for an optimal extrusion. Despite differences between materials, problems with correct deposition often stem from the same reasons. Follow our general hydrogel

Allevi Teams Guide

The Allevi Team is the unit of organization for Allevi software accounts and product access. Below we discuss what an Allevi Team is, how it works, and how to use

Photocuring Basics

In the additive manufacturing space, photocuring is a common process, especially when working with hydrogels. Photocuring is the process of hardening a substance by exposing it to a specific wavelength

Pluronic Guide

Introduction Pluronic is a trade name of tri-block copolymer also knows as poloxamer. This group of materials is characterized by the presence of hydrophobic poly(propylene oxide) (PPO) sandwiched between two

Connection Errors from Allevi Bioprint Online

In rare cases you may receive a connection error while working on the Allevi Bioprint Online software. Below, we discuss what each error means in more detail. Printer data connection

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Multi-Material Bioprint Design Guide

Several Allevi platforms have multiple extruders which means you can bioprint a multi-material construct. Below, we discuss the process of designing your bioprint to make the most of this feature.

Allevi WiFi Connect Troubleshooting Guide

Many Allevi bioprinting platforms utilize an internet-connected printer and browser based software to give you maximum flexibility and ease of use. From easy printer access by multiple users, to simple,

Allevi Bioprint Online: A Complete Guide

Welcome to the Allevi Bioprint Online user guide! This guide will walk you through the details of each section of the Allevi software. You can also follow the steps in

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Sodium Alginate Guide

Introduction Sodium alginate is a polymer present in brown algae (Phaeophyceae) cellular walls which is the main commercial source of this biomaterial. In general, alginates consist of L-guluronate (G) and

Air Compressor Troubleshooting Guide

Allevi bioprinters use pneumatic extrusion to push bioinks from syringes onto build surfaces. The compressed air that provides the pressure for this extrusion is therefore a key component of the

Allevi Slicer Infill Options

The Allevi Software features a built-in slicer so you can turn your STL files into g-codes for bioprinting. Below, you can find illustrations of the slicer infill patterns currently available.