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Potential 1.75mm Multi Filament and Multi Color Printing for LulzBot Taz and Mini.

Will combining the Palette+ Muti Filament and Material System with an IT-Works 1.75mm E3D toolhead for LulzBot TAZ and (coming soon!) 1.75mm E3D toolhead for LulzBot Mini result in the ability to make multi color and multi material (solid, flexible, dissolvable support!) 3D printing with your current LulzBot? We’re going to find out!

Want to print 1.75mm 3d printer filament in your current Hexagon hotend? We have the 1.75mm hexagon hotend parts you need. You can send in your existing toolhead for use to modify too!

Join our 3D Printing Newsletter to be sure you get the latest updates on the Palette+ for use with the LuzBot Taz and LulzBot Mini!

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MSDS for ABS and PETG 3D printer filaments

If your company requires MSDS sheets for your 3D printer filament, or you just want to know what your are printing,  Chroma Strand Labs recently issued MSDS sheets for their Inova-2008 PETG 3D printer filament and HIGH Impact ABS 3d printing filament. Links to the MSDS sheets are on the product pages.

MSDS for ABS and PETG 3D printer filament.
MSDS for ABS and PETG 3D printer filament.

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Closeout sale on LulzBot filament and toolheads!

Save during our closeout sale on Toolheads for LulzBot TAZ and Mini 3D Printers and
quality 3mm 3D printer filaments for LulzBot, Airwolf, Ultimaker and others!
Qty’s and colors limited, get them while they last.

Free US shipping on orders over $150!

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New high performance US made 3D printing filaments with free shipping!

New Inova-2008 PETg 3mm 3D printing filament is made in the USA by Chroma Strand Labs and only $40/kg with free shipping!

PETg is one of the hottest new 3d printing filaments, featuring:

  • Shiny!
  • Easy printability
  • Low Emissions
  • High Strength
  • Very High Dimensional Accuracy
  • Very Low Warping and Splitting

This means it’s a great fit for anyone that wants strong, good looking prints that “just work”.

Inova-2008 joins Chroma Strand Labs Inova-1800 Amphora Co-Polyester as a premium quality filament. Chroma Strand blends and extrudes it themselves to give you:

  • Low dye % across all colors
  • Stringent tolerances for consistency of diameter and concentricity
  • Premium filament bases

Why do these matter? Dye doesn’t print the same as the filament base. Chroma Strand Labs goes to the extra expense to keep dye composition low so their filament prints the same color to color and batch to batch.

Check out these great new translucent colors of Inova-1800 now only $70/kg, also with free shipping!

Translucent Yellow a.k.a. Lemonade!
Translucent Red, a.k.a. Watermelon
Translucent Orange
Translucent Green
Translucent Blue

 

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New 3D printing filament: colorFabb HT!

Step up your 3D printing with new co-polyesters.

If you’ve tried the new co-polyester 3D printing filaments like Chromastrand Inova 1800 and colorFabb nGen you know how they combine the warp and split resistance and strong bed adhesion of PLA with the strength and heat resistance of ABS, while maintaining lower fume and particulate emissions.

How do you choose? There are three Eastman Amphora series co-polyester bases:

  • “Good” is Amphora 3300 is, which we carry as colorFabb nGen. nGen is a big step up from PLA in strength and temp resistance. nGen’s low price makes it a great intro to co-polyesters
  • “Better” is Amphora 1800, which increases strength and heat resistance over 3300- similar to ABS.  We carry it as Chromastrand Labs Inova-1800, which is a “super premium” filament with ultra low consistent dye percentage, and the most stringent dimensional and cooling managament during production.  If you’ve tried other Amphora 1800s, give Inova-1800 a try and see the difference
  • “Best” is Amphora 5300, which increases strength and heat resistance over 1800.  We carry it as the new colorFabb HT. Amphora 5300 is nearly polycarbonate levels of temperature handling and strength, but with low fumes and easy printability!

If you’ve not tried them yet, you’re in for a treat, try some today!

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3D Print your own Pokémon Pikachu today!

Pokémon Pikachu

This 10 inch tall 3D print of a “low poly” Pokémon Pikachu  was printed for a silent auction, but I thought it would be fun to post!  For all of you Pokémon Go fans, this is for you!  It is a low poly Pikachu printed in yellow PLA on a Lulzbot TAZ 6 3D printer.  PLA  is one of the most commonly used filaments in 3D printing because it is so easy to use. PLA has minimal warping and shrinking compared to other materials, which means it thrives when making objects featuring flat surfaces and hard angles, or requiring tight tolerances for fit. The Lulzbot TAZ 6 is also available refurbished here.  You could also scale this print down and print it on a Lulzbot Mini 3D printer!

Just look at all the fun you can have with a 3D printer!  Whether you are a Pokémon fan or a hobbyist of some other kind, you can print one of a kind 3D prints to suite your needs!  From figurines to replacement parts, a 3D printer is a useful tool to have around!  We recently 3D printed something even more useful than this Pokemon, chair feet for a kitchen table.

 

Pokémon Pikachu

Pikachu are a species of Pokémon, fictional creatures that appear in an assortment of video games, animated television shows and movies, trading card games, and comic books licensed by The Pokémon Company, a Japanese corporation.

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Pikachu Pokémon
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