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"The advantage of this material is that it can be used in 3D printers easily, that it allows a high quality of printing even in tricky details and an excellent lamination of the printed object."
"ABS filament for 3D printing provides a great balance of properties at an affordable price. Our own ABS is some of the best we’ve ever tried at E3D and we're excited to include it in our spoolWorks range."
"Stop & smell the roses. Print something special for a special someone with 1 of 36 limited edition Valentine's spools!"
"ECOMAX® High Temperature PLA Biopolymer is made in the USA using 100% virgin High Temp Natureworks PLA biopolymer resin and premium colorants."
"ABS High Impact is even more resistant against impact than common ABS. This material is thought out for industrial applications to print high mechanical performance pieces."
"FDM Nylon 6 offers the best combination of strength and toughness of any FDM material"
"1 small tree, 2 filament diameters & 34 super-limited spools."
"Sometimes you want a professional matte finish and sometimes you just want some shine! Take gloss to another level with Glitter Flake HTPLA."
"Spice up this holiday or any day with Aromatic Cinnamon"
"3D print with hot garbage! Landfillament is a garbage based 3D printing filament made using upcycled Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)"
"Our TPU is flexible and very durable. Like all rigid.ink 3D printer filaments, we've tested our TPU extensively to ensure layer-to layer bond is exceptional, and layer separation isn't something you need to worry about"
"Competitively priced PLA filament"
"Pure PolyPropylene, keeps up to 95% of the characteristics of an injection molded part"
Two new filaments which mimics ceramic
The filament is made from recycled HIPS
"These new materials offer so many benefits including the ability to make parts stiffer, stronger and faster! Speed of print has historically been a barrier to wide scale take up of 3D printing"
"The product will be available to consumers through ColorFabb’s webshop this summer, as well as through their distributors and resellers."
"general-use FDM polymer which will combine most positive properties of the many filaments out there, while still being cost effective enough so one does not have to think twice using it on a daily basis."
"Innofil3D polymer chemists have developed PRO1 as a high-speed engineering thermoplastic that prints as easy as PLA at speeds previously considered unusable and yet it retains far better mechanical properties that exceed printed ABS objects."
"nGen_FLEX is best described as a semi-flexible material with good printability on most 3D printers eliminating the use for specialized flex extruders. It’s rated at a Shore A hardness level of 95."
"Our new 3D printing filaments provide advantages over non-graphene-based filaments that open up new areas of application for 3D printing based on the incredible properties, such as conductivity and material strength. We believe they can revolutionize industry standards in the 3D printing field."
"This filament is ideal for applications that require superior stiffness, ease of printing, and lighter weight parts vs. standard materials. Easy to print and work with 220°C extrusion temperature."
"NYLSTRONG is reinforced Nylon (PA6) which has great mechanical, thermal and abrasion resistance. As well, it is really hard so it is perfect for industrial applications."
"A Fiber Composite optimized for finish, performance, and compatibility for architecture, sculpture, industrial and product design, and engineering 3D prints."
"Resistant to chemicals and highly abrasion-resistant during printing."
"He supports 1,000 times its own weight during amazing strength test."
"The natural cork fillers in EasyCork will give your printed object a “living” appearance with very subtle natural linings/shades which can be reinforced by playing around with extrusion temperature variations during your 3D print."
"A PLA filament obtained by the BIO bags used for recycling products."
"A UV-resistant weatherable polymer. Our ASA has a low-gloss matte finish that makes it a perfect filament for technical prints."
"Ancient Bronze and Classic Copper are our latest PLA-based filament with a content of approximately 80% metal. This incredible high filling with metal powders enables every FDM 3D printer user to 3D print metal objects which are almost indistinguishable from genuine bronze and copper."
"New colors for HDGlass."
"14 New colors and 500gr spools."
"9 New PETG colors : Neon and Transparent."
"A truly optically clear, sustainable, food contact safe PLA and PETG in vivid colors"
"NinjaTek has announced the global release of Cheetah™ and Armadillo™ filaments, two high performance 3D printing printing mediums designed to address common industrial needs, including seals, plugs, covers and chemical resistance."
"WillowFlex Filament Project Promises a Compostable 3D Printing Future. Now available in 2.85mm."
"FDM-optimized engineering filament, is an evolved form of ABS, designed to eliminate warping on large scale and high precision engineering objects. Available in 7 colors and two thicknesses, the TitanX 3D printing material provides “superb” first layer adhesion, perfect interlayer adhesion, effective flow, and thermal stability for €34.45 (300g)."
"Based on an industrial-grade modified ASA (Acrylonitrile Styrene Acrylate) compound. The 3D printing material promises thermal stability and a superior filament flow, while delivering zero warping and a similar adhesion quality to TitanX. Apollo X, also available for €34.45 in the same color and material options, is UV- and weather-resistant, making it ideal for outdoor and automotive 3D printing projects."
"Dubbed the “next generation” of FDM support materials, is a water-soluble PVA blend with greater thermal stability than standard PVA. The material bonds well to PLA, ABS, HIPS, and other thermoplastics, and is resistant to humidity. Atlas Support costs €34.45, comes in a natural color, and is available in two thicknesses."
"Nuevo filamento para impresión 3D PrintaLot PLA MAX. Formulado a base de PLA y biopolímeros especiales que le confieren una muy alta resistencia al impacto. Innovación y desarrollo de vanguardia. industria Argentina."
"Polymaker PC-Max™ is an advanced polycarbonate based filament designed specifically for desktop FDM/FFF 3D printing. In addition to high printing quality, great mechanical strength and heat resistance, Polymaker PC-Max™ offers excellent impact strength and fracture toughness, making it the ideal choice for engineering applications."
"Edge is a new material we’ve been working on and optimising for some time now. In summary, it combines the toughness and resilience of ABS, with ease of use that comes close to PLA, and adds a whole bunch of really superior processing properties that make printing the stuff a real dream."
"The main advantage of this filament is that it is an incredibly strong, durable and versatile 3D printing material. Flexible when thin layer, but with very high inter-layer adhesion. Its low friction coefficient and high melting temperature makes it an excellent choice for printing functional and technical parts. Unlike ABS and PLA filaments is Nylon FX256 far less brittle and therefore stronger."
"Would you like your 3D models to stand out by their elasticity and flexibility but you could not find a suitable elastic material that would fulfill your idea? We have a solution - try printing flexible parts with Flexfill 3D printing filament by Fillamentum. And if you have a printer with two print heads you can use Flexfill to add an extra layer which will make a surface soft to touch."
"Need a dependable workhorse to support your prototype production, internal R&D, invention ideas, or favorite hobby like cosplay, R/C, or drones? Proto-pasta's Easy Printing - Everyday PLA offers a no-frills printing experience at a competitive price without sacrificing quality or creating unnecessary waste. Comparable to what other companies call Super-premium, Professional, or PRO grade, our Proto-pasta Everyday PLA is everyday, affordable, quality printing."
"A tough and temperature resistant filament, odor neutral printing, styrene-free and BPA-free."
"bio-organic based, 100% biodegradable into the natural cycle, CO2 neutral, superior temperature resistance, hardness and elongation."
"Resilient, flexible with little to no elasticity and a wearable texture define this newly released industrial filament."
"REFLECT-o-LAY is a new filament that, during daylight, has an ordinary grey finish, but, when hit with beams of light in the evening, becomes reflective."
High-T-Lay, Ethy-Lay, LAYaPVA, LAY-CLOUD are four new dissolvable filaments. "The first three of them are water-soluble, just like PVA. But unlike PVA, they are specifically suited for different projects. ETHY-LAY only dissolves in alcohol (spirits). This is advantageous for printed objects that must not come into contact with water."
"New carbon fiber reinforced semi-aromatic nylon is really unlike anything on the market. Improved thermal and chemical resistance, plus high-modulus carbon fiber - what's not to like? "
"This is really the pinnacle of performance in 3D Printing. Literally the highest performance thermoplastic on the market"
"The First 3D Printing Filament Designed for Metal Casting"
"New high performance PLA material from Verbatim includes special additives from Mitsubishi that virtually eradicate these issues and offers longer life. In addition, the unique mix is soft enough to allow 3D printed objects made from Verbatim’s high performance PLA to be sandpapered for a smooth finish, a key feature when producing 3D objects for display purposes.
"ELIX’s aim is to create materials that will produce parts with better mechanical properties such as resistance to impact, low warpage, dimensional precision and high resolution."
"Purchasing one spool of our PET filament is equivalent to preventing 120 water bottles from reaching our oceans. Changing the world, one spool at a time. On Indiegogo now."
"reFilactive™ allows you to see 3D prints in the dark when reflected by light!. On Indiegogo now."
"Our first step is to create filament from the plastic waste collected from our clients. This will reduce disposal costs, CO2 pollution, generate huge savings and help build a greener Belgium in the process. This is a completely unique example of new green technology used in an innovative way."
"Reflow converts recyclable plastic into ethical, high-quality 3D print filament using open source technology." Kickstarter until Thu, Jun 2 2016 7:55 PM CEST. !
"3DPaper is a 3D printing filament composed by cellulose fibers which was by obtained recycled paper. The material is water-soluble, eco-friendly, biodegradable and recyclable"
"Resistant, easy workable, economic. The HBP®, for which was filed an international patent request, represent a new value for the waste of hemp production, that was until now used as fertilizer, fuel or zootechnical food. 20% lighter and 30% stronger than PLA". On Indiegogo until end of june 2016.
"We've taken the best qualities of Cx5 and created the world's first printable sculpting material". Soon on Kickstarter.
Raised $433,860 on Kickstarter. Estimated delivery: Jun 2016