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3D Printing Dictionary

Glow Filament

3D printing is becoming more popular to the general public. As we talk to friends and family about what we 3D print, they may not understand some of the terms that we use. To address this, I have developed a short lexicon of terms used in 3D printing. As a teacher I like teaching with analogies, so when possible I’ll…

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How To Rate Your 3D Printing Filament

color comparison

How To Rate Your 3D-Printing Filament With 3D printing, a good filament can make the difference in your print job. 3D printers can share horror stories about their experiences with bad filament. While there are ways to test filament with expensive mechanical testing equipment, I wanted to develop a way to test filament at home. With my background as a…

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3D Solutech Silver Metal 1.75mm ABS 3D Printer Filament 2.2 LBS (1.0KG)

3D Solutech Silver Metal 1.75mm ABS 3D Printer Filament

A Really nice Silver ABS Filament! This ABS 1.75mm 3D printer filament more than fills the bill. It is very accurate in diameter, and not too rigid. But it is rolled up abit too tight on the reel. I have run into filaments that seem to be almost done by a kids hand though so this one is fine. The filament binds really…

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