We had a chat with Polymaker to learn more about their latest developments.
Revisited: Is it Filament Weight, Length, or Volume?
The eternal question of those using filament-powered 3D printers needs an answer.
STEELTEK’s Green 3D Printer Spools
A Polish startup has developed an eco-friendly spool for 3D print material.
Polymaker Shifts To Recyclable Cardboard Spools
Polymaker’s latest innovation isn’t in thermoplastic chemistry, but is instead in packaging.
3DEVO’s New Smart GP20 Hybrid Plastic Shredder
3DEVO announced an unusual accessory for their thermoplastic recycling system, the GP20 Hybrid Shredder/Granulator.
BigRep Gets Into Construction 3D Printing
BigRep announced a step into an entirely new field for the company: construction 3D printing.
The Not-Round 3D Printer Filament Spool
Slant3D has re-invented the ubiquitous 3D printer filament spool, but for some reason it’s not round.
Really Cheap Filament, With a Big Catch
The message said PLA filament for only US$8.50 / kg — could this be true?
1.75 vs 2.85mm Filament Showdown
Where did the two 3D printer filament diameters come from and what is the difference? Which one is better?
Could This Be The Most Accurate 3D Printer Filament?
A company claims to have developed the most consistent 3D printer filament ever. But what does this mean?
Question of the Week: PLA Storage in Winter
This week’s question asks how to best store and transport PLA 3D printer material in cold winter conditions.
A New Recycled Filament Option: RE PET 3D
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.
The BB023 Spool Tracker
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.
ASA 3D Printer Filament For The Masses
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.
A Change Of Heart At Sindoh?
After a discussion with Sindoh representatives, it seems the company may be changing their strategy regarding materials.
The Spül Tracker Is Coming
There seems to be a very interesting 3D printing accessory in the works, the “Spül Tracker”.
Question of the Week: Basic 3D Printer Filament Calculations
This week’s question deals with arithmetic.
The 3mm Filament Problem
I’ve hit this problem twice now this week: is 3mm filament really 3.00mm?
Mosaic Manufacturing’s Integratable Palette 2
Mosaic Manufacturing announced their latest 3D printing product, the Palette 2.
Have You Tried RollingUp Spool Manager?
The developer of Printoid has produced another useful application: RollingUp.
The Need For A Standard Spool Label
Here’s the situation: a print is running at the lab, and the filament is running short.
We May LIve in a MultiSpool Universe
Yet another “master spool” concept has been released.
Battle of the Universal Spools?
We seem to have two proposed standards seeking acceptance.
Maybe We Are Moving To Reusable Spools After All?
Keene Village Plastics, an Ohio-based 3D printer filament manufacturer, announced a reusable spool system they call “The Filament Koil”