June 2021

PLA
Hotend Temp: –
Bed Temp: 80 - 90 C
Speed: https://www.polyalchemy.com/products/elixir-pla-gold-rush-750g
Fan: Elixir is blend of PLA and polymers that results in a stunning pearlescent shine that is unmatched by normal PLA, it's perfect for printing busts, vases or any model that needs to stand out.
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Manufacturer: Filament PM
Color: –

A quality 3D printing filament made in the heart of Europe in the Czech Republic. PETG is relatively easy to print with low shrinkage, while being tough enough for mechanical applications.

PETG Metal Edition
Hotend Temp: 220 - 250 C
Bed Temp: Not Listed
Speed: Not Listed
Fan: 30 - 50%
Material Type: PETG
Manufacturer: Terafilum
Color: –

More flexible style industrial PLA where added strength is required to normal PLA - ideal for caps and closures

PLA/PP
Hotend Temp: 190 - 220 C
Bed Temp: Room - 40 C
Speed: Not Listed
Fan: –
Material Type: PLA/PP Blend
Manufacturer: Ninjatek
Color: –

available as FDA food contact compliant (end user to specify).

TPE (75A)
Hotend Temp: 225 - 235 C
Bed Temp: 0 - 60 C
Speed: 10 - 20 mm/s
Fan: –
Material Type: TPE
Manufacturer: Polyalchemy
Color: –

Chinchilla™ flexible 3D printer filament is the softest, best-feeling material in the market today. Created through a combination of premium TPE resins, Chinchilla’s proprietary blend provides rebound, impact resistance and durability. With Chinchilla, you can create soft, long-lasting printed parts for fashion, healthcare and more. Chinchilla has been tested to be skin-safe using EpiDerm™ Skin Model.

October 2020

POM
Hotend Temp: 210 - 250 C
Bed Temp: > 110 C
Speed: Not Listed
Fan: Not Listed
Material Type: POM
Manufacturer: Hello3D
Color: –

POM, also known as Delrin. A strong, tough, engineering polymer.

Ninjaflex
Hotend Temp: 220 - 230 C
Bed Temp: Room - 45 C
Speed: 15 - 20 mm/s
Fan: Yes. After layer 2.
Material Type: TPU
Manufacturer: Ninjatek
Color: –

Made from a specially formulated thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) material, this patened technology boasts a low-tack, easy-to-feed texture. The result is uniquely flexible, strong prints ideal for pirect-drive extruders. The neon color is glow in the dark!

Jesse PLA
Hotend Temp: 200 - 240 C
Bed Temp: Room - 60 C
Speed: Not Listed
Fan: Yes
Material Type: PLA
Manufacturer: Printed Solid
Color: –

Printed Solid's own exclusive filament line - The Jesse Filament. Higher quality, easy prints, and continued dedication to the community. Name after David Randolph's dog.

Hytech PLA-F
Hotend Temp: 205 - 245 C
Bed Temp: 60 - 80 C
Speed: Not Listed
Fan: 100%
Material Type: PLA-F
Manufacturer: Sandoz3D
Color: –

HyTech PLA-F is a fantastic hybrid blend of PLA and ABS and it's got the best of both worlds. This filament is great for everyday printing and functional parts that require strength. It comesin 10 colors and they are all very easy to print.

September 2020

HT PLA+
Hotend Temp: 210 - 230 C
Bed Temp: None or 40 - 60 C
Speed: Not Listed
Fan: 100%
Material Type: HT PLA+
Manufacturer: Filacube
Color: –

Models printed with Filacube HT-PLA+ can become stronger and tougher, and tolerate up to 85c after heat treatment.

PETG
Hotend Temp: 230 - 260 C
Bed Temp: 70 - 100 C
Speed: Not Listed
Fan: None or Low
Material Type: PETG
Manufacturer: KVP
Color: –

Polyethylene Terephthalate Glycol modified (PETG) filament provides the resilence of ABS with some features of PLA material, allowing for a better print from your 3D printer. Cool new Granite color effect.

Elixir
Hotend Temp: Print Setting Guide: http://polyalchemy.com/pages/beginners-guide
Bed Temp: Print Setting Guide: http://polyalchemy.com/pages/beginners-guide
Speed: Print Setting Guide: http://polyalchemy.com/pages/beginners-guide
Fan: Print Setting Guide: http://polyalchemy.com/pages/beginners-guide
Material Type: PLA
Manufacturer: Polyalchemy
Color: –

The very popular silk filament is BACK. Polyalchemy has been on hiatus for the past year or so and we are excited to feature the filament in this month's Maker Box. Great silk finsh. Follow tips in their beginer's guide for best results.

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Speed: –
Fan: –
Material Type: –
Manufacturer: FilamentPM
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August 2020

PC Blend
Hotend Temp: 265 - 285 C
Bed Temp: 100 - 120 C
Speed: Not Listed
Fan: None or Low
Material Type: PC Blend
Manufacturer: Prusament
Color: –

Prusament PC Blend is recommended for experienced 3D printer owners looking for tough, durable material for production of prototypes and functional parts, thermally and mechanically stressed components.

PLA
Hotend Temp: 190 - 220 C
Bed Temp: Room - 50 C
Speed: 50 - 110 mm/s
Fan: Yes
Material Type: PLA
Manufacturer: Hello3D
Color: –

PLA filament that changes color when exposes to UV light.

TPU95
Hotend Temp: 210 - 240 C
Bed Temp: Room - 60 C
Speed: 20 - 40 mm/s
Fan: Yes
Material Type: TPU
Manufacturer: Polymaker
Color: –

olyFlex TM TPU95 is thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) based filament specifically engineered to work on most desktop 3D printers. It has a shore hardness of 95A and can stretch more than 3 times its originals length.

IC3D Anti-Microbial PETG
Hotend Temp: 240 - 270 C
Bed Temp: ~ 70 C
Speed: 35 - 80 mm/s
Fan: off or low
Material Type: PETG
Manufacturer: IC3D
Color: –

IC3D AntiMicrobial PETG carries nearly identical print settings and mechanical properties as IC3D standard PETG - with an antimicrobial boost. Silver's natural antimicrobial properties make it ideal for high-touch surfaces, products subject to high humidity, and outdoor uses. Product is pending EPA approval.

July 2020

Steel-Filled Metal Compostite PLA
Hotend Temp: 210 - 230 C
Bed Temp: Room - 60 C
Speed: Not Listed
Fan: Yes
Material Type: Filled PLA
Manufacturer: ProtoPasta
Color: –

Proto-Pasta Stainless Steel is a dense material that prints as easily as standard PLA but reults in heavy cast metal looking prints that can be brushed, sanded, or polished post-print to achive amazing results. Perfect for jewelry, custumes, props, figurines, crafting, robots, and more!

ST-PLA
Hotend Temp: 190 - 220 C
Bed Temp: Room - 60 C
Speed: Not Listed
Fan: 100%
Material Type: PLA
Manufacturer: CCTree
Color: –

A special blend for imroved toughness and improved shelf life.

TPU
Hotend Temp: 220 - 240 C
Bed Temp: Room - 40 C
Speed: 15 - 20 mm/s
Fan: None
Material Type: TPU
Manufacturer: Toner
Color: –

TPU is a highly malleable elastomer which can be used to create prints with high toughness while retaining superb fexibility. TPU also has resistance to abrasion. For the best results, a direct drive extruder system is recomended, however use of Bowden style extruders is still possible. TPU will adhere to most bed types without any adhesives and a cooling fan is highly recommended. Use gluestick to prevent welding to PEI.

PET-G
Hotend Temp: 205 - 245 C
Bed Temp: Room - 90 C
Speed: 25 - 80 mm/s
Fan: None or low
Material Type: PET-G
Manufacturer: GreenGate3D
Color: –

GreenGate3D exclusively extrudes filament from scrap plastics… no virgin found here. Proudly made in the United States of America. Our PET-G can print at lower temperatures than traditional resin, even in the upper range of PLA. With precision tolerance, generous flexibility, unmatched clarity, and TRULY a recycled product, why not try us? GreenGate3D: Recycling The World’s Plastics, One Filament At A Time.