3d printing filament

3DXTech Unleashes New High-Modulus Carbon Fiber PETG 3D Printing Filament

Doesn’t it seem as though it was just several months ago that we were limited to 3D printing objects in just two materials–PLA or ABS? It certainly does to me!…

Keep Your Filament Dry with This Easy-to-Make Airtight Filament Delivery System

People often assume that because PLA filament is made of plastic storage isn’t something that they need to be concerned about. Unfortunately proper storage is actually extremely important, because PLA…

EasyWelder Tool Allows You to Make More & Waste Less, Linking 3D Printing Filament Pieces 

EasyWelder is, quite simply, an exceptional idea for making larger 3D prints and other projects without wasting extra filament, as well as being able to fulfill other functions. By being…

Researchers in Singapore Create New Conductive 3D Printer Filament — Could Change Circuit Manufacturing Forever

If you are like me, then you often find yourself daydreaming about the technologies of the future. My recurrent dream recently has been about a future where we print just about…

Calling all Germophobes: Enter Your Designs for Purement Antibacterial 3D Printing Filament Contest

Have you ever looked at an intricately designed toy or a detailed coffee mug, and wondered how many germs were hiding in those hard-to-get-to places where you can’t squeeze a…

3D Printing Filament Trends & Stats for April 2015 & a New Filament Database is Launched

As 3D printing filament options continue to expand for the FDM/FFF desktop 3D printer market, consumers are beginning to have a more difficult time trying to figure out exactly which…

BotFeeder’s Filastic Filament Launches on Kickstarter: Flexible, Strong & Affordable  

Every time I go to Kickstarter I feel like a kid in a candy store, delighted by the vast array of technological treats. The latest innovative idea to catch my…

3D Printed Decor Makes This the First Fully 3D Printed Home…for Fish

I often romanticize 3D printing and our industry’s hope that we can completely customize our lives with it. To some extent, 3D printing can give us incredibly customized lives, even…

MyMiniFactory Wants to Give You Free Filament

Let’s be honest, 3D printing is not by any stretch of the imagination an especially affordable or inexpensive hobby. While there are a few decent sub-$1000 desktop 3D printers on…

3D Printing Filament Trends & Stats Released by GlobalFSD for March 2015

What are the top 3D printer filaments on the market? Which companies are receiving the most interest? These are questions that many of us would love to know the answers…

FilaFab’s Latest 3D Printing Filament Extruder Launches on Kickstarter

If you’re serious about 3D printing and build a large number of objects, there are benefits to producing your own filament, and it’s possible to save up to 80% on…

MadeSolid Announces FlexSolid Flexible 3D Printer Filament for May Release

MadeSolid Inc., maker of advanced materials for 3D printing, has just begun production of and announced a release date for their FlexSolid, a new filament they say “doubles the speed on…

Octofiber 3D Printing Filament Offers Storage System, Reduces Tangling & Failed Prints

As 3D printing grows wildly in popularity, and the making community and 3D printing industry continues to improve on 3D printing equipment whether it’s open-source or made by retail manufacturers,…

German RepRap Slashing Premium PLA Filament Prices 40%

At first, just the concept of 3D printing and what we could do with it was the focus. That still reigns true in the highest echelons of additive manufacturing where…

Italian Design Student Creates ‘Agridust,’ Uses Food Scraps & Compost for 3D Printing

Ironically, the maker community is made up of a large group of generally ecologically-minded people who are now responsible for making, as well as discarding heaps of plastic filament, not to…

taulman 3D’s Alloy 910: New Polymer with 8,100 PSI Tensile Strength, Makes One-of-a-Kind 3D Prints 

When you set out to 3D print something, it’s generally not a mindless activity — you have something that you want to produce, whether it’s a prototype, a necessary tool…

Ed Tyson of rigid.ink Challenges You to Find a Better 3D Printing Filament

Ed Tyson of rigid.ink says 3D printing can become a less than satisfying experience if you have filament that isn’t up to the standards of your creations. “We use pure materials…

WO-FI: New Wood Filament on Indiegogo is Unique in Purity, Affordability, Versatility

Just imagine yourself 3D printing a cool new prototype while the faint scent of fresh pine wafts through the air. Not only can you deodorize your home or workspace, you…

Creadition’s Filamento 3D Printing Filament to Provide Premium Quality Due to Fine Raw Materials

It’s one thing to come up with a fantastic, innovative concept that you are able to create through digital design, tweaking here and there and refining until you have all…

‘Monomateriality’ — Student Creates Amazing Art With Handheld Lego 3D Printer

In what is truly a statement of raw art, today we’re taking a look at a rather progressive project put together by industrial design student Vimal Patel, a New Zealander who lives…

GlobalFSD Announces That Anyone Can Now Purchase Filament Samples with the Change in Their Pockets

Back in November, we reported that the Global Filament Sample Depot (GlobalFSD) had launched. With their launch, they brought the first online market for purchasing samples of 3D printing filament….

Now at Filimprimante3D: iglidur 3D Printing Filament Produces Friction-Free Bearings & Sliding Parts

Igus offers us a new twist in 3D printing filament, and it’s all about being quiet and smooth. With their new iglidur filament, not only are you able to produce…

Navigating Through the Selection of 3D Printing Materials: Know Your Strengths!

Every now and then, while discussing the merits and technicalities surrounding 3D printing, someone who obviously has not been reading very closely (ahem!) will dismiss the topic with, “Oh yeah, but all…

ProtoCycler is 3D Printing with Recycled Coffee Cup Lids as They Blow Past Indiegogo Goal

ProtoCycler is an innovative company with a fun, seriously useful product for 3D printing enthusiasts—and especially the ones who get both a kick out of and great satisfaction from recycling….