March 2019

Polymax PETG
Hotend Temp: 230-240 C
Bed Temp: 70-80 C
Speed: 30-50 mm/s
Fan: off or low
Material Type: PETG
Manufacturer: Polymaker
Color: Black / White

PolyMax™ is a family of advanced 3D printing filaments produced with Polymaker’s Nano-reinforcement technology, to deliver exceptional mechanical properties and printing quality. PolyMax™ PETG offers better mechanical properties than any other regular PETG making it a good candidate for a wide range of applications.

Glass Filled PLA
Hotend Temp: 190-210 C
Bed Temp: None-60C
Speed: 40-100 mm/s
Fan: 100%
Material Type: Filled PLA
Manufacturer: 3DFuel
Color: Industrial Grey

Glass Filled PLA 3D printer filament is a first-of-its-kind engineering-grade filament that can be used on any machine capable of printing standard PLA. Glass Filled PLA filament offers similar benefits of standard PLA such as a very low warp, low odor, and no special extruder or heated bed needed. But the power of its composite make-up allows it to be stronger, tougher and more flexible. Made in the USA.

Phoenix Nylon
Hotend Temp: 240-260C
Bed Temp: 70C
Speed: 30-150 mm/s
Fan: off or low
Material Type: Nylon
Manufacturer: Breathe3DP
Color: Blue

Nylon available in a range of colors. Tough with reduced warpage for easier printing.

FX PLA
Hotend Temp: 200-220 C
Bed Temp: 50-70C
Speed: 50-70 mm/s
Fan: 100%
Material Type: PLA
Manufacturer: Polyalchemy
Color: Sandstone

PLA blended with fine fibers to give a unique textured effect. No special nozzle or heated bed required for this material.

February 2019

PETG
Hotend Temp: 230-250 C
Bed Temp: 80-100 C
Speed: 30-60 mm/s
Fan: off or low
Material Type: PETG
Manufacturer: Toner
Color: Yellow

PETG is a great functional material. It is durable over the long term and realtively easy to print with on most machines.

Pro PLA
Hotend Temp: 210-240 C
Bed Temp: None-60C
Speed: 40-100 mm/s
Fan: 100%
Material Type: PLA
Manufacturer: 3DFuel
Color: Industrial Grey

Pro PLA (APLA+) has higher impact strength than ABS and Standard PLA with a heat resistance rivaling that of ABS! Made from NatureWorks Ingeo 3D870 PLA. Can be annealed for improved heat resistance. Made in the USA.

Pneumatique
Hotend Temp: 215 C
Bed Temp: 85-115 C
Speed: <30 mm/s
Fan: 100%
Material Type: TPU Blend
Manufacturer: TreeD
Color: Black

A flexible filament mixed with material from recycled tires.

ABS-T
Hotend Temp: 230-250 C
Bed Temp: 90-100 C
Speed: -
Fan: off
Material Type: ABS
Manufacturer: Filament PM
Color: Assorted

A different type of ABS. Less shrinkage, so less warpage than standard ABS. Prints will be glossy.

January 2019

PLA
Hotend Temp: 190-220 C
Bed Temp: none-60 C
Speed: 30-90 mm/s
Fan: 100%
Material Type: PLA
Manufacturer: Push Plastic
Color: Mint

High quality standard quality PLA available in many greatcolors. Enjoy 50% extra length in the sample this month! Made in the USA with 100% virgin materials.

copperFill
Hotend Temp: 195-220 C
Bed Temp: none-60 C
Speed: 40-100 mm/s
Fan: 100%
Material Type: Filled PLA
Manufacturer: colorFabb
Color: Copper

colorFabb PLA/PHA blended with copper powder for a filament that is about 3X denser than PLA. Sand and polish with progressively finer grits of sandpaper and polish with steel wool for a metallic looking printed part!

Carbon Fiber PC+
Hotend Temp: 235-260 C
Bed Temp: 90-100 C
Speed: 60-100 mm/s
Fan: off or low
Material Type: PC
Manufacturer: SnoLabs
Color: Black

Advanced engineering material Polycarbonate + with addition of carbon fiber strands for increased performance. Note to 2.85mm users: This is available only in 1.75, but we have tested running 1.75 on our Ultimaker and Lulzbot with only changing diameter in the slicer and running slow with good results.

PETG
Hotend Temp: 240-255 C
Bed Temp: Room - 90 C
Speed: -
Fan: off or low
Material Type: PETG
Manufacturer: Esun
Color: Magenta

PETG is a great functional material. It is durable over the long term and realtively easy to print with on most machines.

December 2018

Mirandament PLA
Hotend Temp: 180-200 C
Bed Temp: none-60 C
Speed: up to 70 mm/s
Fan: 100%
Material Type: PLA
Manufacturer: Aprintapro
Color: Red

A high quality PLA produced in collaboration with designer Ivan Miranda. Aprintapro is a premium European filament anufacturer who maintains the best possible quality along with close ties to their raw material suppliers.

Matte Fiber HTPLA
Hotend Temp: 190-230 C
Bed Temp: none - 70 C
Speed: 30-90 mm/s
Fan: 100%
Material Type: Filled PLA
Manufacturer: ProtoPasta
Color: Blue

Printed parts have a low luster, textured surface which creates a highly desirable contrast between light and shadow. Texture, color, and sheen can be somewhat manipulated by printer settings as well as post-processing. Printed parts can also be smoothed or weathered with paint for alternate aesthetics. The plant-based fibers lend well to adhesion of paint and other aesthetic coatings.

Alfapro
Hotend Temp: 190-210 C
Bed Temp: none-50 C
Speed: 40-120 mm/s
Fan: 100%
Material Type: PLA
Manufacturer: Filoalfa
Color: Natural

The holy grail desktop of 3D Printing? A material that prints as easily as PLA but has better durability. Filoalfa thinks they might have figured out how to do this with this Alfapro material and they are letting Maker Box customers test it! You can expect this filament to be: Easy to print, Resistant to high temperatures, UV resistant, Resistant to hydrolysis (moisture), Elevate performance and impact resistant. What do you think? Give it a try and message Filoalfa to share your thoughts. + Sandable and post workable

Marble PLA
Hotend Temp: 190-230 C
Bed Temp: none-60 C
Speed: -
Fan: 100%
Material Type: PLA
Manufacturer: Atomic Filament
Color: Marble

A speckled PLA for a cool marble like look. Made in the USA with pure Nature Works resin +/- 0.02mm or less average diameter variation

November 2018

Fusion X
Hotend Temp: 230-240 C
Bed Temp: Room-70 C plus gluestick
Speed: 65-75 mm/s
Fan: off or low
Material Type: PETG
Manufacturer: FiberForce
Color: White

Fusion-X is a filament that combines the functionality of ABS with a strong resistance and durability, for fantastic results. It is extremely easy to print with excellent adhesion, no smell and no warping.

PLA High Heat
Hotend Temp: 190-230 C
Bed Temp: Room - 50 C
Speed: 30-70 mm/s
Fan: 100%
Material Type: PLA
Manufacturer: US Monofilament
Color: Maroon

50% Extra this month. Pure, US Made, High quality Nature Works Ingeo 3D850 PLA with no added colorants. More flexible and durable than standard PLA. Can also be annealed at 80-130C for improved temperature resistance.

Cheetah
Hotend Temp: 230-240 C
Bed Temp: Room - 40 C
Speed: 30-45 mm/s
Fan: 100%
Material Type: TPU
Manufacturer: Ninjatek
Color: Sapphire

Cheetah™ flexible filament is the fastest and easiest to print flexible filament on the market. The focus in development of this material was on optimizing the user experience. The result is a filament that is printable across all types of desktop 3D printers at ABS and PLA speeds, many times twice the speed of other flexible materials on the market. Cheetah filament possesses industry leading durability along with impact strength 84% greater than ABS. The abrasion resistance is also second only to NinjaTek’s Armadillo product, making Cheetah the perfect blend of speed, toughness and strength.

Carbon Fiber PETG
Hotend Temp: 240-265 C
Bed Temp: 60-74 C
Speed: -
Fan: off or low
Material Type: PETG
Manufacturer: Atomic Filament
Color: Black

A PETG blend with a carbon fiber fill. Prints with a deep black slightly textured surface & no transparency. Filament and parts are NOT brittle like some other CF products. Excellent for professional looking technical prints. Engineering grade PETG resin with USA made premium MILLED carbon fiber NOT powder or dust.