Filament

Glowing Printer

How To 3D Print Glow in the Dark Filaments

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Among the exotic blends of filaments, the luminous Glowfill is a specialty of 3D printing. Long heralded as a kitsch material for kids toys and...
color comparison

How To Rate Your 3D Printing Filament

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Rating 3D printing filaments   With 3D printing, a good filament can make the difference in your print job. 3D printers can share horror stories...

INprinting Hemp Based HIPS Filament

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INprinting A California 3D printing firm sent 3D - PT a sample of their blend of hemp & HIPS to review. Hemp composite filament have...

The Palette: One Extruder, Four colors

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< h1>The Palette: One multi color extruder, Four colors no stopping to switch filaments in your 3D-Printer! < h1> If you like to read my posts (Lays Rodrigues),...

Rigid.ink Review

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Rigid.ink a UK based company that makes their filament in the UK, which means if you live in the UK you can get fast delivery....
Magnetic PLA Filament

Magnetic PLA Filament

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I havent written about GRAPHENE Lab Inc. yet but this PLA Filament made first place in my todo list. Graphene has developed a line of filaments in a variety of speciality materials, like wood, glow in the dark, and, "obviously", conductive. Their latest product is a magnetic filament, which is now available from Graphene 3D Lab’s filament store and ours (just click the store button up top), BlackMagic3D, as well as from Amazon.

Autotune PID what it is and how to use it

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Autotune PID is a feature that is included in Marlin and most branches of it to help determine the best settings for the hot-end...
PLA filament moisture

PLA Filament Moisture Study: Effect of Moisture on 3D Printer Filament Properties

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Moisture influences printability of 3D printing filaments. This PLA filament moisture study shows that even different filament colours influence the printing properties. PLA (polylactic acid)...

Ash, Wood, Stone and Metal: 3R3DTM Filament Review

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Ash, Wood, Stone and Metal: 3R3DTM Filament Review I recently wrote about a prototype filament from 3R3DTM called reincarnation in a previous review and I...
3D printed Snap Circuit pieces

Testing Proto Pasta Conductive PLA with Snap Circuits

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In a previous blog I wrote a review of Proto Pasta’s Conductive PLA filament. For that review I just looked at the printing properties...

3D Printing Fidgets

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Recently fidgets have become popular for adults as well as children. Fidgets on the surface may seem like toys, but they are actually adaptive...

Print the Rainbow: Dabble 3D filament review

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Dabble 3D  recently approached 3D-PT to review their new line of PLA filaments. As a startup company, Dabble is claiming their edge on the...