PLA 3D printing filament

Microwave Electronic Circuits Made via Low-Cost 3D Printer & Plastic Filament

In the electronics industry, 3D printing has been used to fabricate sensors, stretchable electronics, and conformal electronics, and to make waveguide devices and antennas for microwave devices. That’s because the…

Designer Uses ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D Printer to Develop Multifunctional Walker Prototype

We’ve written about biomedical engineer and 3D designer Eliza Wrobel before, when she used 3D printer manufacturer ZMorph‘s 2.0 SX multitool 3D printer a few months ago to create this really…

MakerBot Tough PLA and MakeShaper Filament Widen 3D Printing Material Options on MakerBot 3D Printers

MakerBot has really been focusing on 3D printing materials recently, as it now makes up one of the largest segments of the desktop 3D printer market. We first heard about MakerBot’s new…

Greater Strength, Higher Performance: Ultimaker Releases Four New Professional 3D Printing Materials

Ultimaker is one of those rare, well rounded companies that’s offering just about everything their makers could possibly want from the desktop with a simple, high-quality menu of hardware, materials,…

Jamás: 3D Printing is Central in Moenia Rock Video as Band Comes to Life via Technology

It’s always refreshing, and exciting, to see the uses of 3D printing switched up a little. While we spend a great deal of time focused on the latest innovations, with…

Formfutura Rolls Out EasyCork Filament: Lightweight, Impact Resistant & No Warping

While many today may be engaged in the pursuit of material things, taking the form of innumerable items from cars to houses to jewelry, if you have become impassioned about…

Reddit User 3D Prints Wrist Brace After Breaking Hand in Cycling Accident

When my oldest son was five or six, he fell down and injured his knee while running poolside in Florida. Although it seemed overkill, I followed obediently as the doctor…

Flexion Extruder: Take a Lower-Performing 3D Printer to the Industrial Level

Like many other 3D printing enthusiasts, you may have experienced challenges in using flexible 3D printing filament. Numerous filaments on the market promise strength and flexibility but at the same…

Getting Those Parts Oriented: Made for Me Releases The Ultimate Guide to ABS 3D Printing

These days it’s easy enough to unpack that new 3D printer and set off to work with your starter pack of filament, design files ready to go and models on…

Get Your Metal on at the Desktop with Formfutura’s MetalFil PLA Filament for Bronze & Copper

Formfutura just made 3D printing that much better for users who enjoy a more sophisticated—or even ancient-looking—finish. While 3D printing in metal is the hottest thing going right now for strength…

Ira3D Offers New Special Filaments Made in Italy: Push the Boundaries & 3D Print Perfect Designs

All it takes is watching the Poetry Infinity in action and you’ll want to get your hands on one. The Ira3D team, invoking their ‘made in Italy’ roots further, likens…

New ALGIX 3D Brand Launching, Soon to Roll Out Non-Toxic ABS Alternative, DURA

Companies like ALGIX 3D put a lot of pressure on the competition today. And as a recent study regarding toxicity and 3D printing began a huge conversation in the community,…

What to Do with Solvent Waste from Finishing Your 3D Prints? Recycle it with the Sidewinder!

From cradle to grave. From the minute you purchase a finishing solvent, that’s exactly the type of relationship you two are going to have. It sounds dramatic, but it’s important…

MakerBot 3D Printers & Filaments: Operating with PLA—and You are Safe!

Since a recent study came out from researchers at the University of Texas at Austin, there’s been quite the conversation regarding 3D printing and safety in terms of fumes. While…

Is 3D Printing Hazardous for Your Health? Researchers from University of Texas Weigh In

It seems nothing is without hazard, and especially in technology. As soon as something new and amazing hits the mainstream and is placed into the hands of innocent consumers, instructed…

Mama Earth, Featuring Neyma: BEEVERYCREATIVE Provides 3D Printed Tribal Feather Accessories for Fashion Line  

Portugal’s BEEVERYCREATIVE is a 3D printing manufacturer that defines the term ‘dynamic.’ Producing 3D printers for both the home and office, they see human creative expression as the true path…

StarterMate: Filamate’s 3D Printing Novice Kit Offers PLA Filament, Tools & Tutorial–in Designer Storage Box

3D printing filament is the fuel that feeds the fire in 3D printing. While there are many different types of ‘fuels’ that can be used according to preference, availability, and…

Researchers Improve Processes for Creating PLA For 3D Printer Filament, Soon to Be ‘Cheaper & Greener’

3D printing with PLA already has a lot going for it with an environmentally-friendly bend and a host of benefits for uses in making. Now, that’s about to improve further–and…

EUMAKERS Offers Sixty 3D Printer Filament Colors; Spools Recycle into Cool Coat Hangers

While the 3D printing industry and all it entails is about making and bringing forth new innovations, products, and ‘things’ into the world, it’s also comprised of a community that…