PETG Filament 101

What is PETG filament? PETG stands for “polyethylene terephthalate glycol-modified”. This means it’s a transparent copolyester. It’s retains its transparency and integrity even when exposed to a myriad of chemicals or stresses. PETG has quickly gained popularity in the 3D printing world for its versatility, quality and reasonable price. The only difference between PET and … Read more

TPE Filament 101

What is TPE filament? TPE stands for “Thermoplastic elastomers” or it can be more commonly known as thermoplastic rubber. This type of filament is a rubber and plastic polymer blend. TPE is a common filament used for 3D printing and is often confused with TPU. The biggest difference being that although TPU is much firmer, … Read more

PLA Filament 101

In this article, we will be exploring the PLA material. PLA is a widely popular filament for FDM 3D Printing. It is literally considered to be the first material every 3D printer user ever uses. Its bio-degradable nature, wide availability and cheap price offering good mechanical strength make it the obvious choice for many new … Read more

ABS Filament 101

In this article, we will be exploring the ABS material. ABS popular engineering polymer material used in a wide range of traditional industries and that makes it all the more important in 3D printing. We will explore the material in more depth through this article. WHAT IS ABS MATERIAL? Courtesy: Felfil Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) … Read more

Polycarbonate Filament 101

3D enthusiasts and veterans alike know that although PLA (Polylactic acid) and ABS (Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) are popular and widely used both materials lack durability. Though strong enough for the basic application, they are not meant to withstand any sustained force or strong impacts. So those new to the 3D printing world may ask themselves, … Read more

What is Biodegradable (BioFila) Filament?

3D printing has been there for quite some time now, and every day, it’s becoming more widespread. With time, however, printing filament has proven to be as crucial as a printing machine. We have seen the competition of filaments heat up in the market. Even amidst all that, one stands out: BioFila! In this article, … Read more

Metal Filament 101

What are metal filaments? Get started and learn how to 3d print? Read our how to get started guide Get Started