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Fragile: Keep Dry
How to Dry Filament: PLA, ABS and Nylon

Moisture from the air can easily ruin your 3D printer filament, meaning it can also ruin your prints! Here's how to save a wet spool.

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If That Print Won’t Budge
6 Safe Ways How To Remove 3D Prints From The Bed

Is your 3D print stuck to the bed? Here are 6 ways how to remove 3D prints from the bed without ruining your build platform. Get ready for some really unusual methods. 

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How Much Do 3D Printing Materials Cost in 2019?

Check out this article to get an overview of 3D printing materials and their costs today. And if you want to get something 3D printed, read our article on 3D printing service costs.

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Feeling Flexible?
TPU Filament – Simply Explained & Brands Compared

Flexible filaments like TPU are becoming popular. The question is, what is this TPU, and which brands offer the best varieties? Keep reading to find out!

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Extra Strong!
Carbon Fiber Filament – All You Need to Know

In this Carbon Fiber Filament Guide, you will learn about the different types, use cases, and compare some brands of carbon fiber filament.

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Get Great Filament for a Low Price
20 Best-Selling 3D Printer Filaments on Amazon

If you're going to buy filament, why not buy the most popular 3D printer filaments at the most popular online retailer?

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Easy as ASA
ASA Filament – Explained and Compared

Looking to try your hand at a new, application-specific 3D printing material? In this guide, we take a look at the benefits, uses, and brands of ASA filament.

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Super Supports
HIPS Filament – Explained and Compared

Ever wish you could print a complex model and have the supports just melt away afterwards? Or do you want a better, easier alternative to ABS? Well, we've got a material for you! Keep reading to discover the wonders of HIPS filament!

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Hatching Something New
Hatchbox PLA 3D Printer Filament Review

Hatchbox offers a large variety of filaments at a decent price, marketed to hobbyists looking for good quality materials on a budget. Is it worth the investment? We've got a reel of Hatchbox PLA to test, so let's find out!

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From Pellets to Spools
Make Your Own Low-Cost Filament Extruder

Instructables member Ian McMill shows how to make a filament extruder for less than $150. The machine can produce PLA and ABS filament.

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Just add water
PVA Filament – Explained and Compared

In this article, you’ll learn about the water-soluble PVA material. Also, you’ll find the most interesting PVA filaments available on the market.

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A Tough Nut to Crack
Polycarbonate (PC) 3D Printer Filament – Explained & Compared

Polycarbonate (PC) has seen decades as one of the toughest of engineering plastics, and now, you can 3D print it. Check out what PC filament is good for, how to print it, and the purchase options that are available.

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Overcooked or Al Dente
TPE Filament – Explained and Compared

Hailed as 3D printable rubber, flexible filaments like TPE are as squishy, stretchy, and rubbery as it gets. Here, we've broken down what TPE is good for, how to print it, and the purchase options that are available.

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Filament Friday
Filament Review: Ninjatek Armadillo Strong TPU

Ninjatek’s Armadillo filament is one of the toughest FDM 3D printing materials on the market. Join us as we take some Ninjatek Armadillo for a test ride.

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More Bang for Your Buck
AmazonBasics Premium PLA 3D Printer Filament Review

AmazonBasics offers a number of budget 3D printing materials, including many colors of PLA. But for a few bucks more, they also offer a "premium" PLA. Is this worth the extra cash? Let's find out!