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We’re helping to create complex parts to solve today’s complex problems

Tyler McNaney 0 comments


kickstarter filament extruder

Filabot began back in 2011 in the same way that a lot of small businesses get their start: with a Kickstarter campaign. Our campaign raised more than 323% of its funding goal—not too shabby for what began with a whiteboard and the simple idea for turning waste plastic into feedstock for 3D printers.   In its most basic sense, the...


Filabot Featured on Intel's 'Americas Greatest Makers'!

Trevor McNaney 1 comment


We're proud to highlight that the Filabot and our own Tyler McNaney are featured in the latest digital episode of 'Americas Greatest Makers'! Check out the video for Tyler's narrative and get a behind the scenes look at our operation as we grind up failed prints and extrude them into fresh filament on the Filabot. Pretty awesome, enjoy!  


3D Hubs Launching FILABOT-Powered Recycling Centers

Nicholas Mendizabal 2 comments


In our view, closed-loop recycling in the 3D printing industry should be a core goal. This has us thoroughly excited to share that the team at 3D Hubs has announced the launch of three recycling centers for failed prints - with a center in the UK, one in the Netherlands, and one stateside in Boston! All three centers will be using a Filamaker shredder to grind up...


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