Are there options for lowering the cost of filament?
This week’s selection is the Filament umspulen by Thingiverse contributor Georg Wittschier
We had a chat with Polymaker to learn more about their latest developments.
The eternal question of those using filament-powered 3D printers needs an answer.
A Polish startup has developed an eco-friendly spool for 3D print material.
Polymaker’s latest innovation isn’t in thermoplastic chemistry, but is instead in packaging.
3DEVO announced an unusual accessory for their thermoplastic recycling system, the GP20 Hybrid Shredder/Granulator.
BigRep announced a step into an entirely new field for the company: construction 3D printing.
Slant3D has re-invented the ubiquitous 3D printer filament spool, but for some reason it’s not round.
The message said PLA filament for only US$8.50 / kg — could this be true?
Where did the two 3D printer filament diameters come from and what is the difference? Which one is better?
A company claims to have developed the most consistent 3D printer filament ever. But what does this mean?
This week’s question asks how to best store and transport PLA 3D printer material in cold winter conditions.
Is 3D printer filament made from recycled material financially viable? Czech company RE PET 3D hopes to prove so, with their 100% recycled 3D printer filament products.
How much filament is left on that spool? If you don’t know, you might need a spool tracking device. The BB023 fits on a 3D printer and counts the length remaining.
Have you ever used ASA 3D printer filament? A new offering from Prusa Research may provide a trigger for many 3D printer operators to begin using this powerful material.
After a discussion with Sindoh representatives, it seems the company may be changing their strategy regarding materials.
There seems to be a very interesting 3D printing accessory in the works, the “Spül Tracker”.
This week’s question deals with arithmetic.
I’ve hit this problem twice now this week: is 3mm filament really 3.00mm?
Mosaic Manufacturing announced their latest 3D printing product, the Palette 2.
The developer of Printoid has produced another useful application: RollingUp.
Here’s the situation: a print is running at the lab, and the filament is running short.
Yet another “master spool” concept has been released.
We seem to have two proposed standards seeking acceptance.
Keene Village Plastics, an Ohio-based 3D printer filament manufacturer, announced a reusable spool system they call “The Filament Koil”