Glass filled PLA

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Glass Filled Materials

Two manufacturers are now offering glass additives for 3D printing materials. DSM Additive Manufacturing, a Dutch company, and Rize, an American 3D printer company, are among the first to offer this new form of glass fiber material.  While glass fibre has been offered by other companies for some time now, […]

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Tiny Home Filament Experiment

[Update: 25th Nov 2017 – We have a new article on how these filaments look after a year – The Filament experiment] In August I had the privilege to have a booth at the Tiny Home Jamboree in Colorado Springs, CO. At the booth I presented  how 3D printing can […]

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1st Annual Filament Olympics

The Olympic and Paralympic Games are an amazing show of athletic talent from around the world. As the world watches the best compete for the gold medal, I wanted to see how all the filaments that I have tested compare to each other. Just like gymnastics, there is a complex […]

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Buzzed, Wound Up, Glassed: 3Dom USA Filament Review

3Dom USA  is a US based company that is making their name in environmentally friendly filaments. Many are made from commercial waste products. They recently made waves when they announced their newest Buzzed filament. They were kind enough to send me samples of Buzzed, Wound Up (coffee-based), and Glass Filled […]