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Bulk Filament Spools

Tyler McNaney 0 comments

The size of 3D printers are growing and so is the need for larger spools of filament. We are now offering three standard size spools for every type of material that we make. Our standard filament spool sizes are .5kg, 5kg, and 10kg, in both 1.75mm and 2.85mm with a tolerance of +/-0.05mm.  All of our filaments are laser measured...

Managing Moisture in your Materials

Nicholas Mendizabal 0 comments

Controlling the moisture content in your materials is an important part of obtaining a high quality extrusion. If moisture is not eliminated, polymer chains can weaken, diameter consistency suffers, and air bubbles can form in the filament as trapped water vapor expands when heated. Extruded filament that contains air bubbles will exhibit a signature 'popping' sound when the air pocket reaches...

Filabot Plastic Testing Service

Nicholas Mendizabal 0 comments

Did you know that Filabot offers comprehensive polymer testing for clients wishing to evaluate a plastic to see if it is suitable for filament production and 3D printing?   How it Works: After placing a test order online, send us at least 1 lb of your material in pellet or solid form. Be sure to include an MSDS for the...

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