FilaFab filament extrusion system and filament winder

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Here is a new filament extruder and winder system named FilaFab that will enable you to make your own filament from pellets. You can also recycle old prints and other plastics, experiment with colors and compounds, and extrude materials like ABS, PLA, EVA, HDPE, and nylon.

DIY filament diameter sensor

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Thomas Sanladerer designed , printed and tested this filament diameter sensor. It could bi used on filament making extruders as a control sensor, or in 3d printers to get better printout results. The filament centerline is 90mm above the mounting surface.

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Producing 3d printing filament on commercial scale

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Here is a Make: interview with Josh Smith, owner of Makergeeks.com about how 3d printing filament is produced on more industrial level for mass markets. 3d printing filament filament extruder pellet

Cx5 Sculptable 3D Printing Filament

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Here is a 3d printing material you can sculpt after the print process. You can easily smooth and post-process your prints adding fine details, which is specially useful in creative and artistic work. 3d printing filament art kinetic sculpture smoothing

PETG 3d printing filament

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PETG is a 3d printing filament made from PET-G which is Glycol-modified PET, the modification is done by adding a second glycol during polymerization. 3d printing filament 3d printing materials demonstration pet PETG review test video

Very Loud DIY Filament Alarm

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Donald Papp developed a simple but loud alarm, "Mister Screamer", that is hanging from your filament and if the filament runs out it triggers a loud alarm. Key features: If filament is present, nothing happens. filament sensor

Cookware filament spool holder

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Source: Robert Gremillion at Facebook group 3D Printing Club His friend used a cooking pot almost as big as M3D printer to make a spool holding compartment :-) work of genius. filament hack household items humorsometimes you just need a spool holder.

TreeD Filaments Launches HealthFil Medical Grade 3D Printing Filament Line

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Italy-based filament producer TreeD Filaments was busy in 2016, launching its high-temp PLA and biodegradable flex filaments, as well as its P-LENE polypropylene filament. The company’s. View the entire article via our website.

Video demonstration of color changing heat sensitive 3d printing filament

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Video demonstration of color changing heat sensitive 3d printing filament! color changing filament filament video Video by: https://www.youtube.com/user/GyrobotUK?feature=watch. feature=watch.

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Robert Cicetti claims he made first hemp based 3d printing filament

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Robert Cicetti claims he made worlds first hemp based 3d printing filament. It is still cool, hemp could be very cost effective and environmentally sustainable filament source. Both could have uses for 3d printing. 3d printing filament filament plant

3D Fuel Algae Based Filament

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3D Fuel is a company that is selling advanced 3d printing filament which is based on algae.

colorFabb XT-CF20 carbon fiber 3d printing filament

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Dutch colorFabb just released their new carbon fiber 3d printing filament that gives new properties and deep matte black finish. GPa) / twice as stiff as PLA Moderate strain at break (8-10%), so no extreme brittle filament, butt toughness High Glass Temp. (Tg

Filament Storage Made Easy – No DIY Needed

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​Looking for a quick and easy way to store your 3D printer filament, without any DIY? This article will give you easy instructions on how to effectively store your 3D printing filament and shield it from degradation due to ambient air humidity.

Filamentive Addressing the ‘Reel Issues’ with Empty Filament Spool Return

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The fundamental advantage of 3D printing is less waste, more efficiency. In desktop 3D printing, we can now buy recycled 3D printer filament, and even recycle our own filament at home. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business Sponsored 3d printer filament from recycled plastic 3d printer filament spool eco-friendly environmentally friendly filament spools Filamentive recyclable filament spool recycled 3d printer filament recycled filament

Aleph Objects and IC3D Develop First Open Source Filament

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Aleph Objects, makers of the LulzBot brand of desktop 3D printers and parts announced a partnership with IC3D to develop the first open source filament. The filament is Open Source Hardware Association (OSHW) certified.

Machinable wax 3d printing filament for lost wax metal casting

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YT user aonemarine made this video review of Machinable wax 3d printing filament made specially for lost wax casting. You print the object you want in wax, make a mold and melt the wax away to poor molten metal in it. Here is the video: He uses the wax filament made by [link].

Filament startup Nefilatek launches 100% recycled plastic filament

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Nefilatek, a Montreal-based startup specializing in manufacturing recycled filament, has developed 3D printing filaments made from 100% recycled plastic. The company runs a Kickstarter page, where early adopters can choose between two types of filaments: Nefila HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene) Black, and Nefila PC (Polycarbonate), which comes with reusable spool supports and eco-friendly packaging.

Recycled 3D Printing Filament Without Compromising Quality

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Sponsored 3d print recycled plastic 3d printer filament spool 3D printing recycled plastic filament abs plastic recycling eco-friendly environmentally friendly Environmentally friendly 3D printing Filamentive petg filament pla filament rABS recycled 3d printer filament Recycled 3D printing filament recycled filament rPETG rPLAGartner suggests that there will be 6.7

T-glase clear filament printing video

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Charlie Rogers uploaded video about 3d printing with T-glase clear filament. More on T-glase filament: [link]. filament video

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DIY 3D Printing: Esun nozzle cleaning filament

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DIY 3D Printing. 3D design and printing software. 3d printing books and documents. 3d printing links. Esun nozzle cleaning filament. Shenzhen based Esun company sells the filament they developed that should clean your extruder and nozzle.

New Polypropylene based food-safe 3d printing filament by GermanRepRap

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Polypropylene (PP) filament is semi-crystalline thermoplastics which is produced according to US FDA regulations and the relevant EU standards. Basically, it is made so you can print plates, cups, beakers, food containers, spoons and other food serving utensils.

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DIY Polycarbonate Sheet Dehumidifier Chamber for your Filament

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Akshay Gupta developed a 3d printing filament dehumidifier you can build yourself. As you can see it can hold many spools of filament: Looks like the great solution to keep your filament dry. 3d printing filament chamber enclosure instructables polycarbonate

DIY 3D Printing: Filament Factory low cost DIY filament extruder with.

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DIY 3D Printing. 3D design and printing software. 3d printing books and documents. 3d printing links. Filament Factory low cost DIY filament extruder with detailed construction guide. That output is equivalent of one kilogram of 1,75mm filament in one hour.

Recycled Content of Filamentive’s 3D Printing Filaments in Accordance with ISO 14021 Standard

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According to UK-based 3D printing material startup Filamentive, 90% of all the plastic used in the world comes from non-renewable sources, which means there’s definitely a major environmental. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d print recycled plastic 3d printer filament 3D printing recycled plastic filament Filamentive International Standards Organization ISO recycle standards

WillowFlex 3D printing filament to lead Organic Material Evolution

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New flexible bioplastic is first in series of eco-friendly 3D printing products developed by BioInpsiration and partners. The filament is available in 10 colours which so far include natural, olive green, deep blue, lilac and rose red.

A1 Filament launches kickstarter for 3D printer filament

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3D printing material company A1 Filament has launched its first ever Kickstarter. The Vermont-based company claims not to be just another filament manufacturer and. Materials 3D printer filament A1 Filament ABS Biocompostable Filament Filament kickstarter Kickstarter pla

Global Filament Sample Depot Launches to Sell 5 Metre Filament Samples for 3D Printing Use

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I don’t know about yoPu, but one of my favorite things to do at some of the 3D printing trades shows is collect as many samples of filament as I can get my hands... View the entire article via our website.

3D Universe Introduces Skin Tone Filaments for 3D Printed Prosthetics

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3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printed prosthetics 3d printer filament 3D Universe e-nable skin tone filamente-NABLE has done wonderful things for people with missing limbs, particularly children, allowing them free access to prosthetic hands and arms that can even make them look like superheroes or. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing Filament Trends & Stats for April 2015 & a New Filament Database is Launched

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As 3D printing filament options continue to expand for the FDM/FFF desktop 3D printer market, consumers are beginning to have a more difficult time trying to figure out exactly which filaments are worth spending... View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printer filament 3d printing filament filament filament database filament samples filament trends globalfsd

Flexible 3D Printing Filaments

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Flexible 3D printed materials have a lot to offer us. Featured Stories 3D4Makers airwolf bondtech colorfabb copolyester filament copolymers filaflex flexible 3d printer filament flexible materials gyrobot ninjaflex NinjaTek pcl PETG pla recreus Taulman TPE TPURather than just make rigid things, flexible materials can let us make wearables, shoe soles, clothing and other things such as buttons. Flexible. View the entire article via our website.

DIY Filament Dryer and Cleaner Made with Hairdryer and Sponge

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Stanciu Alexandru developed a simple DIY filament dryer and cleaner. 3d printing filament instructablesThe heat for drying is provided by simple hairdryer and cleaning module uses common sponge. All the instructions and files can be found at: [link] [link].

GMASS tungsten and bismuth filled high density ABS filament

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GMASS is a new filament with high density ABS as main component with added tungsten or bismuth metal particles. link] From GMASS product page: GMASS™ is a patent pending specially-formulated high-density ABS-based filament for 3D printing applications.

3devo Launches Two New Industrial-Grade Desktop Filament Extruders

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As 3D printing technology continues to become more functional, accessible, and affordable throughout the world, the industry is starting to realize that we don’t need industrial-sized printers to. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d print recycled plastic 3d printer filament extruder 3D printing recycled plastic filament 3devo 3devo advanced filament extruder devoteq filament extruder filament production industrial filament extruder Netherlands 3D printing next 1.0

Fully 3d printable universal filament spool holder

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Will print and use it :-) From spool stand description: A fully 3D-printable rotating stand for filament spools, designed to be easily made without the need for fasteners such as screws, nuts, shafts, glue, etc. It is also compatible with spool-less filament coils.

Two Dutch Material Companies Release Unique New 3D Printing Filaments

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Dutch 3D printing materials manufacturer Formfutura is well known for its many unique materials, which run the gamut from wood and cork to stone and carbon fiber. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business 3D Jake 3d printing filament 3D printing filament company 3D printing filaments Centaur PP distribution european union FDA food safe filament formfutura high performance materials polypropylene post processing sculptable filament Skulpt Thibra3D

Acrylonitrile Styrene Acrylate filament from Stratasys

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Acrylonitrile Styrene Acrylate or ASA is a new FDM filament from Stratasys which is very strong and UV resistant. I wonder will this new type of filament come to DIY machines. 3d printing filament filament stratasys uv 3d printing

Taking 3D printing filament to the next level

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ColorFabb and Eastman’s nGen Filament. The quality of desktop 3D printing filament in 2015 is so advanced that it is difficult to think that just five years ago we were limited to just ABS and PLA.

DIY 3D Printing: Protoprint will produce filament from garbage in.

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DIY 3D Printing. 3D design and printing software. 3d printing books and documents. 3d printing links. Protoprint will produce filament from garbage in partnership with Indian waste pickers cooperatives. Follow DIY 3d printing on Google +.

FUSE Clamp filament welding device for continuous - DIY 3D Printing

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DIY 3D Printing. 3D design and printing software. 3d printing books and documents. 3d printing links. FUSE Clamp filament welding device for continuous and multicolored 3d printing. FUSE filament welding clamp in action. Esun nozzle cleaning filament.

What Material Should I Use For 3D Printing? – Advanced Materials Review #4 – Glow in the Dark Filament

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Welcome to another post in our Advanced 3D printing materials review series. This time, we’ll have a look at another exciting type of 3D printing filament: Glow-in-the-Dark Filament also known as Glow Filament. […].

Sipatech’s Materia Filaments Include Cement, Brick, Clay and Sandy-like Material Options

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As the hardware within the desktop 3D printing space improves, so too do the creations that designers can print out on their machines. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printing filament brick filament clay filament composite filaments italy marble filament materia filament sand filament sipatech sipatech filament stone filament tree 3d filament

How to Make Your Own Inexpensive 3D Printing Filament Dryer

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Most everyone who 3D prints regularly knows that damp filament is a bad thing, but it can be hard to prevent, especially in certain climates, as some filaments such as nylon and PLA love to absorb. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D printing YouTube tutorials filament dryer filament drying systems richrap

Filament-maker Printalot hopes to expand their regional market at Inside 3D Printing Expo Brazil

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Today, the Latin American 3D printing ecosystem is beginning to mimic what developed countries have been doing for the past decade. 3D Printing 3D Printing Events 3D Printing Materials argentina brazil Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo Brazil pla filament PrintalotAlbeit at a slower pace, some companies have sprung. View the entire article via our website.