Printing Filaments

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Nylon Filament 101

What is Nylon Filament? Nylon is a durable, resilient synthetic polymer that is highly absorbent. It is used both for material extrusion and powder bed fusion 3D technologies, which makes it one of

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Flexible Filaments 101

In this article, we will be exploring Flexible material. Flexible filament is an interesting elastic filament in a way that it is the only type that offers an alternative to rubber and can

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Wood Filament 101

When it boils down to choosing the type of filament for 3D printing, you’ve many options including wood, metal, and PLA filaments. The availability of so many options could make you overwhelmed and

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