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Understanding T-Glase 3D Printing Filament

Understanding T-Glase 3D Printing Filament

The 3D printing industry is only getting stronger with time, and with this huge boom in the industry comes a flood of new products, including a huge variety of materials that are being adapted for use in these little manufacturing machines. But just because it’s new and/or different doesn’t mean it’s a good choice. ...

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4 Key Nylon Filament 3D Printing Tips

4 Key Nylon Filament 3D Printing Tips

Printing with nylon can be quite a challenge when compared to printing with standard ABS or PLA filament. Finding a good temperature setting, setting up the printing platform properly, and understanding some of the characteristics of nylon and how it cools, will all contribute to a successful printing experience. ...

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Understanding PLA 3D Printing Filament

Understanding PLA 3D Printing Filament

We’ve already learned quite a bit through the “Understanding 3D Printing Filament” series, and today we’ll continue by analyzing one of the most widely used filaments in the industry, PLA. Why PLA 3D printing filament so popular? And what makes it unique? Let’s find out. PLA Filament Composition Polylactic acid ...

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Understanding WPC 3D Printing Filament

Understanding WPC 3D Printing Filament

Perhaps one of the most interesting 3D printing filaments to come to market recently is wood polymer composite. Unlike most other filaments available today, which look like one type of plastic or another, WPC shares many characteristics with natural wood. Let’s take a closer look at it, as we continue with our ...

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Understanding TPE 3D Printing Filament

Understanding TPE 3D Printing Filament

We are continuing our journey toward “Understanding 3D Printing Filament” by inspecting TPE. In the process we’ll uncover what makes TPE unique, and what it’s best suited for. Learning what filament options are available, and what makes each distinct, will help you create the best materialization of your 3D designs. ...

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Understanding HIPS 3D Printing Filament

Understanding HIPS 3D Printing Filament

Continuing with the “Understanding 3D Printing Filament” series, let’s consider HIPS. What are some of its characteristics? And what jobs is it optimal for? Knowing the answers to these questions, and adding some of the other information we’ll discuss here to your arsenal of 3D printing knowledge, will go a long way ...

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Understanding PVA 3D Printing Filament

Understanding PVA 3D Printing Filament

Next on the “Understanding 3D Printing Filament” series, we’ll be spotlighting PVA. We’ll take a look at its qualities and consider what objects are commonly produced with this filament. After all, knowing the ins and outs of the materials that you’re using to 3D print your designs will help you make the best choice ...

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Understanding ABS 3D Printing Filament

Understanding ABS 3D Printing Filament

We can’t create a print without filament, and knowing what filaments are available and understanding their properties, can help us take greater advantage of our 3D printers, so let’s get start learning with a closer look at ABS. ABS Filament Composition Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) filament is a ...

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