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How To 3D Print Glow in the Dark Filaments

Glowing Printer

Among the exotic blends of filaments, the luminous glow in the dark filament is a specialty of 3D printing. Long heralded as a kitsch material for kids toys and spooky special effects, glow in the dark plastics can be used for household purposes as well. Material This glow in the dark material is GlowFill from ColorFabb. As a PLA/PHA blend,…

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Testing Proto Pasta Conductive PLA with Snap Circuits

3D printed Snap Circuit pieces

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 of the material. I liked how Conductive PLA printed, and it had a smooth matte black finish. Texture wise it does feel silkier than normal PLA. When I discovered that the filament can be used as…

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Lamp_cellular

Have a very modern lamp cellular at home and put a light in it. You will be amazed from the shadows it produces.

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SLS, FDM, SLA, LOM… What 3D printer meets your needs?

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3D printers are making their way into homes and businesses around the world. As more people shop for 3D printers, they are presented with a wide range of options. All 3D printers work by laying down a layer of material at a time to build a 3D object. The difference in the machines is in how the materials are placed…

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