3D printing filament

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Filament Face-Off
The Best PETG Filament Tested & Reviewed

Looking for the perfect PETG filament? Check out our visual and mechanical review of the best PETG from top 3D printing filament producers.

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Living in a material world
3D Printing Materials Guide 2018

Read our comprehensive 3D printing materials guide to learn about the materials used for home and industrial 3d printing today.

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Weekend Project!
Weekend Project: A $20 DIY Heated DryBox for 3D Printing Filament Storage

Want to keep your filament in tip-top shape? Engineer and 3D printing enthusiast RichRap shows us how to create DIY Heated DryBox for 3D Printing filament for under $20.  

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PLA rocks!
32 Fantastic PLA Filament Blends – The Complete Overview

With their new composite “Hotflex”, German computer scientists found a way to customize 3D prints after they have been printed.  How many prints have you thrown out after realizing that they need just a slight change? How many iterations did you need to get that perfect angle for a prototype? Unfortunately, there’s no room for even simple changes or […]

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3D Printing Filament for Beginners
ABS 3D Printer Filament (Explained and Compared)

ABS 3D printer filament is the most used home 3D printer filament after PLA. But what are the advantages and disadvantages of ABS filament? Let’s take a look.

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Recycling
“Precious Plastic” Offers Free Tools to Recycle Plastic

Dutch initiative "Precious Plastics" have created great tools to recycle waste plastic. And the best: The tools are open source. Free 3D printing filament, anyone?

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Just Wow
This 3D Printed Pinball Machine is a Piece of Art

Neither a big industrial machine nor the newest home 3D printer was the star at TCT show in Birmingham. It was a fully 3D printed pinball machine.

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Ring of Fire
Bake This Filament For Heat-Resistant Objects

With their new composite “Hotflex”, German computer scientists found a way to customize 3D prints after they have been printed.  How many prints have you thrown out after realizing that they need just a slight change? How many iterations did you need to get that perfect angle for a prototype? Unfortunately, there’s no room for even simple changes or […]

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Finally, There’s DIY Filament
iC3D and Aleph Objects Start Driving Open Source 3D Printer Filament

With their new composite “Hotflex”, German computer scientists found a way to customize 3D prints after they have been printed.  How many prints have you thrown out after realizing that they need just a slight change? How many iterations did you need to get that perfect angle for a prototype? Unfortunately, there’s no room for even simple changes or […]

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Which 3D Printing Entrepreneurs Are Featured in the 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 List?

From metal 3D printing to bespoke 3D printed eyewear. Find out more about this year’s nominees for the Forbes "30 Under 30" list.

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Keep Your Spool Cool
Polymaker Seeks to Keep Filament Safe with PolyBox Container

Polymaker unveils the PolyBox, a container that keeps plastic filaments protected from moisture and sits beside a desktop 3D printing system.

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Strength to Strength
Markforge Onyx One is Carbon Fiber 3D Printer for Prosumers

The new Onyx One 3D printer from Markforged will print carbon fiber reinforced parts for a prosumer-friendly starting price of $3,500.

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Recycling matters
ProtoCycler Can Recycle Your 3D Printed Mistakes and Plastic Bottles

If you're constantly making mistakes with your 3D prints, you can use the ProtoCycler to turn failed prints or water bottles into filament.

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Bring The Cost Down
3D Print Chairs and Furniture with Pellet Filament

WASP wants to bring down the cost for big 3D printed objects. So they invented a new nozzle for 3D printing pellets, which only cost a fraction of regular filament. So now you can 3D print chairs for just some bucks.

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Redo Those Ruined Prints
Bend and Customize Finished 3D Prints with “Hotflex” Composite

German computer scientists are working on a way to allow customization of individual prints by developing a composite called Hotflex.