exotic – 3D Printer Chat https://3dprinterchat.com 3D Printing News Directly From The Industry Tue, 19 Mar 2019 21:50:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 104903361 ColorFabb Composite Filament Review https://3dprinterchat.com/colorfabb-composite-filament-review/ https://3dprinterchat.com/colorfabb-composite-filament-review/#comments Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:29:55 +0000 https://3dprinterchat.com/?p=11576 Originally this post ColorFabb Composite Filament Review appeared first on 3D Printer Chat.

Months ago ColorFabb  Company sent me a sample box of some of their exotic composite filaments to test. These Colofilaments have been the world leader in composite filaments, combining the properties of the wood, metal and carbon, with the printing properties of PLA. Just like Proto Pasta these composite filaments add a new dimension to a […]

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The Chemistry of 3D Printing https://3dprinterchat.com/the-chemistry-of-3d-printing/ https://3dprinterchat.com/the-chemistry-of-3d-printing/#respond Thu, 12 May 2016 02:53:26 +0000 https://3dprinterchat.com/?p=7162 Originally this post The Chemistry of 3D Printing appeared first on 3D Printer Chat.

Chemistry PLA 3D Printing

3D printing is exploding with new filaments with unique properties. From high temperature resistance to electrical conductivity, there is a wide range of filaments to meet the needs of 3D printers. In this blog I’ll present the chemical background on the most popular filaments, along with the suggested printing temperatures and settings. PLA: Polylactic acid […]

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How To Rate Your 3D Printing Filament https://3dprinterchat.com/how-to-rate-your-3d-printing-filament/ https://3dprinterchat.com/how-to-rate-your-3d-printing-filament/#comments Sun, 06 Mar 2016 01:28:01 +0000 https://3dprinterchat.com/?p=4142 Originally this post How To Rate Your 3D Printing Filament appeared first on 3D Printer Chat.

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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 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 […]

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Proto Pasta Filament Review Pt.1 https://3dprinterchat.com/proto-pasta-filament-review-pt-1/ https://3dprinterchat.com/proto-pasta-filament-review-pt-1/#comments Sun, 28 Feb 2016 08:48:38 +0000 https://3dprinterchat.com/?p=3958 Originally this post Proto Pasta Filament Review Pt.1 appeared first on 3D Printer Chat.

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An exciting new range of filaments for 3D printer is the exotic composite filaments. These filaments combine metal or other materials mixed with a blend of PLA to produce prints with metallic finish or other unique properties. Proto Pasta is a filament company leading the exotic filament field. They contacted me to review their unique […]

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3D Printing Filament Review https://3dprinterchat.com/3d-printing-filament-review/ https://3dprinterchat.com/3d-printing-filament-review/#comments Tue, 02 Feb 2016 10:04:55 +0000 https://3dprinterchat.com/?p=1148 Originally this post 3D Printing Filament Review appeared first on 3D Printer Chat.

In a previous blog I discussed what makes good 3D printing filament. That blog was written from the hard earned experience I got in working with the filaments I’ll review here. Testing procedures All of this filament review were 3D printed on a Makerbot 5th gen Replicator or Lulzbot Taz 5. The 5th gen 3D […]

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