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Black Friday & Cyber Monday with Fillamentum November 21 2018

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Yes, the most excited sale on this planet is here!

We have prepared this guide to Black Friday & Cyber Monday with Fillamentum. 
Check out the best deals of our products.

 

30% discount on full order 
Duration: 23. - 27. November 2018
Promocode: Black&Cyber2018

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Up to 20% discount on all Fillamentum filaments
Duration: 18. - 26. November 2018

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20% discount on all Fillamentum filaments
Duration: 23. - 25. November 2018

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10% discount on all Fillamentum filaments
Duration: 23. - 27. November 2018
Promo code: Happy-Printing

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Up to 15% discount on selected items
Duration: 23. - 25. November 2018

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20% discount for PLA, ABS, ASA, Timberfill and Flexfill
Duration: 23. - 26. November 2018
Promo code: MOC_Fillamentum

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30% discount on Fillamentum brand
Duration: on 23. November 2018
Promo code: BLACKFRIDAY

30% discount on Fillamentum brand
Duration: on 25. - 27. November 2018
Promo code: CYBER2018

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25% discount on CPE, Nylon, ASA & Flexfill
Duration: 23. - 25. November 2018

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20% on Fillamentum brand
Duration: 23. - 25. November 2018
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Interview: Printing magic with Nacho & Lamborghini Miura wheel rim October 30 2018

It’s amazing! We’re just looking at one of your prints and… it’s really a beautiful piece of work.
Thank you so much!!
It’s printed on Ultimaker 2+ and modeling is mine with Catia V5. It's a CAD 3D software like the SolidWorks.



How much does it take to print it?
Approximately 30 hours.



Why did you choose this model? We remember you from the watches series..
I like the motor-sport world, I’ve already done the McLaren F1 steering wheel.
This time, I wanted to make a design easier to print and assemble but iconic at the same time.
The Lamborghini Miura was the first mass-manufactured supercar and the design of the rim is spectacular – for me.

We’ve met on Twitter because you’d tagged us in your posts. How did you find our brand and why did you choose it for your projects?
I’ve discovered you thanks to the distributor you have in my city – Innovaland 3D (3Dfilamento.es). They recommended me your filaments for their quality.
I bought a Rapunzel Silver spool PLA and since then, I’ve been limited to buying only your products because they give me quality, easy printing (temperatures, removal of supports), and above all – assembling precision.

Since you’ve mentioned temperatures, what setup did you use for printing this model?
For the body rim printed in Fillamentum Gold Happens PLA, I used the 0,4 nozzle with a 0,2 height layer, the speed of 30mm/seg, 50º supports overhang angle and nozzle at the temperature of 210°C.
For the central wheel wing nut, I printed with Fillamentum Rapunzel Silver PLA and used the same settings as for the body rim.
And for the brand shield, I printed with Fillamentum Traffic Black and Gold Happens PLA I used the 0,25 nozzle with a 0,15 layer, the speed of 20mm/seg and at the temperature of 195°C.

Is it possible to download the model?
Yes, it is available in Thingiverse, I’m dropping the link to my account here:
https://www.thingiverse.com/nachete2016/about
And for the model:
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3106730



What are your future plans?
I have many plans, right now, I have two tough bosses – my sons – they’re demanding a scary mask for Halloween.
On the other hand, I'm trying to simplify the watch design to reduce the number of mounting parts and maybe I can make a short production for some interested friends. I hope to get it using the filament change technique during printing.
I also want to make some relief map of the terrain using digital terrain models and I need to learn to design with Blender to make more artistic designs and less industrial.
Besides all this, I have to finish the design of a watch, I want to design another Formula 1 steering wheel more and continue with the design of luminous marquee letters and with the architectural recreations… I need more time. (I wish a day had 36 hours?)

 

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Vertigo Grey Easter by Antonin Nosek March 23 2018

We are so happy when we can collaborate on projects with talented people. Take a look on the latest project from young Czech designer Antonin Nosek.

Vertigo Grey Easter - Holiday with elegance and style!
All twelve eggs are on Thingiverse for downloading and printing.

You know.. Everything is better in Vertigo grey : )

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3D printed Cement wagon for garden model railway by M. Neubauer November 08 2017

If you did not attend TCT in Birmingham you missed to see an unique printed model made by Michal Neubauer. He had prepared a special fully printed cement transport wagon with painted details. Let’s speak to him about more details of this project.



Hello Michal. We’ve been on TCT expo in Birmingham where you prepared something special for us...
Hello to everybody! I have a special surprise for you. It’s a freight wagon for a garden model railway to transport a cement. I draw a 3D model, it is not made from a scratch. I used the model on a smaller scale as a pattern. I’m glad I finished it before TCT start.



Which scale did you use?
The wagon will be on a garden scale. The default scale is 1:22,5. However, from time to time it is better to change the scale a little bit accordingly to the ratio of size between locomotive and wagon respectively.

This is not the first time you have printed something. How did you find this hobby?
I started with a garden model railway 5 years ago. I prepared for my dad a big gift for his 50’s. It was the garden railroad in our garden with one locomotive and one wagon. After dad’s 50’s birthday, I had an idea to create and print the wagon on the 3D printer. It is a service car. It can be partly used for mail transport too.

So do you expect that the project will grow in the future?
Yes. My idea is to become a manufacturer of unique small wagon series, which none of the garden railway manufacturers offer. In the coming winter time, I would like to design more new accessories, wagons and even a locomotive, and hopefully, a 4-wagon unit. So stay tuned.

Which kind of printer and material did you use for the project?
I use the custom-made 3D printer, it’s a big brother of DeltiX from Trilab. I called it DeltiX XXL, current DeltiX XXL is a unique model, no one has the same printer. It was developed with the aim to print wagons and locomotives for a garden railway. I chose PLA Extrafill Traffic White as material. PLA has the best printer parameters for printing larger components as wagons.


If used outside, would not be better to choose ASA? We know it’s a bit complicated to print than with PLA, but it’s the material made for outdoor use.
Yeah, I know that ASA is known as a material for outdoor use. I am going to use the ASA for accessories, which are intended for permanent placement outdoors. I tested that direct sunlight beams cause softening and deformation of the model after about 4 hours of sunlight. So when you use a wagon for about 1-2 hours on the railways, there is no need to be afraid of any damage of the wagon. The surface finish of cementing and painting helps the model to resist the sunlight beams.

Are there some special colors for printed parts like these?
As a finishing procedure, I use polyester putty and airbrush color to make the surface smooth and colored. Every color which is used for the real wagon is from RAL color system. I use the same RAL colors as used in the original one.

It can be pretty complicated to find the exact same colors which were used in a real life. Do you also combine shades you need sometimes?
Every real wagon has its own colors which were selected according to their technical standards. These standards were described in the technical documentation for each wagon. Nowadays, it is technically impossible to find more than 60-years old documentation for wagons. It is easier to find the real wagon, take the RAL sampler with and find the corresponding color with the real color on the wagon. Often the hardest thing is to find the wagon itself.


Thank you for the interview and we are looking forward to your next projects!


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Magigoo, trustworthy adhesion for perfect results November 06 2017

Do you know Magigoo? No? So let’s read this interview with nice guys from the company, which is producing this 3D printing adhesive. How they made products from their own needs and about the last upgrade for better usage.

 

Hello Magigoo! How are you?
Hi, we are excited to tell our story.

Your first product were born like two years ago. Everybody remember that time of creativity needed to fix prints to bed. Stick glue, super glue, hair spray etc. For those who don’t know you, why is Magigoo so effective print adhesive?
Initially as part of our offering we were providing 3D printing services.
This meant that we were printing constantly and at a point we were so frustrated with prints constantly failing and warping. The next step was to try what was available on the market. In all cases we weren’t satisfied. Some stuck to much, other not enough, some annoying to apply, others toxic and so on. Having tested everything else we knew exactly what we wanted and what we did.

Keith, one of the founders, is PhD in material sciences and decided to make a smart glue - something that would be easy to apply and that would release the print fairly easily at the same time allowing easy cleaning. This was initially just made for internal use, nothing fancy just a liquid in an old nutella jar in our printing lab, but it worked!!

It was only later that we decided to share it with others and transformed it from a ‘nutella jar’ to a market ready product. Now we had also finally given it its appropriate name ‘Magigoo’. So in all, we’d say Magigoo is done with a lot of care, by professionals specifically with 3D printing use in mind. Here extensive testing was done that batches are always giving the same sure adhesion and release. Some reformulations were done since its launch based on customer feedback and also to make sure it fits with the latest legislations and also keep safe to use.

From our users we have learned that Magigoo is not only used as a glue, but also due to its easy release as a release agent on PEI sheets or other beds which over-adhere. For example PEI sheets when printing using TPUs or PET.

 


There is some special legislation rules for “printing glue”?
Being a glue it falls within chemical legislations. This is predominantly the REACH regulation in Europe. If a product was to use biocides there would also be other restrictions in place.

You do have an upgraded new “head”, how did you come with this idea and why did you choose this form of it?
Actually the whole bottle has changed. With our last container with rubber applicator we gathered a lot of user feedback. In most of the cases what we heard is that user love Magigoo and it works as promoted, but the user experience of applying it was not that simple as we wished for.

So we tried out tens of applicators, spoke to multiple packaging companies worldwide and found what we think an ideal solution. The foam on a tip was chosen by us after going through months of research, testing on different surface at different surface temperatures and considering a whole list of other variables based on the previous lessons learnt.

The new applicator allows to distribute Magigoo in consistently even layer, something that would make Magigoo work even better. The flexible bottle gives you that extra control to squeeze more Magigoo if necessary.

We left a small part of our label transparent so that users could see how much of the glue is remaining, and to remind them to ‘shake it like they mean it’ before use.

I know it looks like a simple bottle, but in essence it is a two year evolution fueled by all the experiences and feedback. Here we have to be thankful to all our patient users and fans.  

 


Is Magigoo suitable for every material? And for every bed?
Magigoo as far as we are concerned should work on all the heated surfaces. We have tried it extensively on the glass and aluminium plates. We have reported results that it had worked well with ceramic beds as well. It will work less on the perforated beds - although this has been through customer feedback as we haven’t tried it much internally.

Many will ask, whether it works with cold bed. We have users who report it’s working, but without the change in temperature, there will be no easy release mechanism.

For materials, Magigoo covers majority of the materials. PLA, ABS, HIPS, PETG. In most of the cases we have really wonderful results. Then again, as anything in 3D printing, it may work less reliably with a mix of material (where PLA or ABS are mixed with other materials for extra effect, such as ABS/PC), or with material which is of bad quality or full of moisture.

Does the bed need to be cleaned after every print?
Well - what we keep saying is for really sure adhesion, one should clean the plate and re-apply Magigoo, but in reality many users don’t like doing that. We have heard users who are printing so many prints on one application that it would make our product the most cost effective than any other product out there. Good for the users for sure.

Will it stay sticky after printing? What to use to clean it?
The surface of the print should not be sticky to the touch. The bed can be easily cleaned by wiping with a damp cloth after use. Just water is enough to remove Magigoo.

Does it smell? Is it toxic to inhale?
Magigoo is a water based product and has been designed specifically to be non toxic and to not make use of hazardous chemicals. The odour should be faint if at all noticeable. This makes our product safe to use and also pleasant. In an effort to make the product even safer, apart from not having any solvents we also do not use any preservatives! This means that in rare occasion there might be some product spoilage. The Magigoo will still work fine but in such a case an odour will develop. If you notice this problem just get in touch and we will be happy to help!

What would you love to say to people who are reading this? : )
From our end we just want people to be printing like crazy and pushing the boundaries as much as possible!!! We have a new amazing tool within our grasp let’s make sure we make the most of it. If anyone ever needs our input on their project we are always ready to help.

 

 

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NEW PLA Extrafill Orange Orange! October 24 2017

What’s the color of an orange? Orange!

PLA Extrafill Orange Orange is here! We are extremely pleased to introduce you our latest addition of our PLA Extrafill family!


As we are continuously increasing our large selection of colors, true orange color is something that was on the wish list of many makers for a long time. This new filament color was simply developed to match an orange color and has all the excellent features of our PLA Extrafill. Orange Orange is a great color and can be used for many applications.

Don't wait and start printing with the PLA Extrafill Orange Orange today!

 

 

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Best 3D prints of last weeks #8 part 2 October 11 2017

Hello,

After the strong 1st part, here is the second one!

Selection of the best prints from the last weeks. Check it out, take some inspiration and get your printer ready. Autumn is here, we are preparing a lot of new materials and we are hoping you will love them as we did while we were creating them.

OK, no more long words, here is the best of the best!

Have a nice printing day : )

 


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Vertigo Galaxy"
▷ Printed by: Tom Jackson‏ aka Filament Frenzy 
▷ Printed on: Anycubic I3 Mega
▷ Model: Gothic Lantern by Sonia Verdu on Thingiverse

 



▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Luminous Green" and "Vertigo Grey"
▷ Printed by: Leonardo Delgado
▷ Printed on: BQ Hephestos
▷ Model: Boneheads: Skull Box w/ Brain by 3DKitbash on Thingiverse 

 


▷ Material: PLA Crystal Clear "Iceland Blue" 
▷ Printed by: Fernando Jerez 

 


▷ Material: Flexfill 92A "Traffic Black"
▷ Printed by: Chris Lee 
▷ Printed on: Folger Tech FT-5
▷ Model: Karcher Pressure hose joint protector by Chris Lee

 


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Gold Happens" 
▷ Printed by: Leonardo Delgado 
▷ Printed on: BQ Hephestos
▷ Model: Zombie Hunter Head by Ola Sundberg on Thingiverse

 
▷ Material: PLA Extrafill “Vertigo Galaxy”, “Gold Happens” and "Natural", Primaselect PVA+
▷ Printed by: Roman Tyr
▷ Printed on: Prusa I3 with multimaterial upgrade
▷ Model: Fly (multi-color) by Roman Tyr on Thingiverse 

 


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Vertigo Galaxy" 
▷ Printed by: Tom Jackson aka Filament Frenzy 
▷ Model: Aztec god Quetzalcoatl Charm by Cesar Rodriguez on Thingiverse 

 

And btw., this is not all what we received in our mailbox and on social media. We will add more and more to the next round : )

 

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Best 3D prints of last weeks #8 part 1 October 09 2017

Hello!

We have been pretty busy here recently (not that we’re complaining, that is definitely a good thing). TCT in Birmingham was amazing and it was great to be part of such an interesting and well attended show.

Here is the latest best prints blog. We don't say “of the week” this time because they are from the last few hectic weeks and this is only part one!

There were so many amazing prints that we had to divide it into parts : ).

So scroll down for the first instalment and keep your eyes peeled for part two!

Have a nice printing day

 


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Vertigo Galaxy" 
▷ Printed by: Tom Vit 
▷ Printed on:
▷ Model: Let's Rock!

 


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Rapunzel Silver" 
▷ Printed by: Ronnie‏ Three_Dee_Kid 
▷ Printed on: Prusa i3 MK2
▷ Model: Viking Warrior by lloyd chidgzey on Thingiverse

 


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Concrete Grey" 
▷ Printed by: Chris of Maken.co 
▷ Printed on: CR10 

 


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Rapunzel Silver" 
▷ Printed by: Innovaland (roboticapamplona.com
▷ Printed on: Witbox2 BQ_3d 
▷ Model: Dragon Door Knocker by Sonia Verdu on Thingiverse 



▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Signal Brown" and "Light Ivory"
▷ Printed by: Tom Jackson 
▷ Printed on: CR-10
▷ Model: The Drakkar by MakerBot on Thingiverse 

 


▷ Material: ASA Extrafill "Traffic red"
▷ Printed by: JATMN - CaptainBAWLS 
▷ Printed on: Ultimaker 2
▷ Model: SQUIZZLE! A NO SUPPORTS SQUIRREL SCULPT by Louise Driggers on Cults3D 

 

 
▷ Material: PLA Extrafill Vertigo Galaxy
▷ Printed by: Staal3D 
▷ Printed on:
▷ Model: T-800 Terminator Exoskull by Andrew Diehl on Thingiverse 


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill Vertigo Galaxy
▷ Printed by: 3D Maker Noob 
▷ Printed on: Anycubic I3 Mega at 100 microns
▷ Model: Faceless V2 by fantasygraph on Pinshape 

 


▷ Material: Flexfill 98A "Powder Beige" 
▷ Printed by: FilamentOne.com 
▷ Printed on: Ultimaker 2+
▷ Model: Flexy-Hand by Steve Wood on Thingiverse 

 

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Best 3D prints of last week #6 August 28 2017

Hello everybody!

New Monday is here and that's the perfect time to look for the best prints of last week. We are so excited to get emails, notifications with tags or messages with all this wonderful prints. Thank you.

 

Enjoy our selection of the best and have a nice printing week! 

 



▷ Material: PLA Extrafill Traffic White, Traffic Black and Traffic Red
▷ Printed by: Daniël Drobinski 
▷ Printed on: Prusa i3 MK2
▷ Model: BULLET BILL / BANZAI BILL by Martin Moore on MyMiniFactory




▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Luminous Yellow" 
▷ Printed by: Staal3D 
▷ Printed on: Ultimaker 2 Plus
▷ Model: Staal3D




▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Metallic Grey" 
▷ Printed by: Tom Jackson 
▷ Printed on: Anet E10
▷ Model: Dragon Wine Glass - House of Targaryen by Cemal Cetinkaya on MyMiniFactory



▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Gold Happens" 
▷ Printed by: Tom Jackson‏ 
▷ Model: The Twisted Recorder by Michal Fanta on MiMiniFactory 

 


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Gold Happens" 
▷ Printed by: Hawk 3D Proto™ 
▷ Printed on: BCN 3D Sigma R17 
▷ Model: Dragon Door Knocker by Sonia Verdu on Thingiverse 


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Vertigo Grey" 
▷ Printed by: Jimmy Selgen Nielsen‏ 
▷ Printed on: Prusa mk2S
▷ Model: Rolf the Wizard from MakerBot on Thingiverse 

 


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Vertigo Grey" 
▷ Printed by: 3DPrintingTips! 
▷ Model: Chromatic Quantum Vase by Devin Montes on MyMiniFactory 

 


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Vertigo Grey" 
▷ Printed by: Leonardo Delgado 
▷ Printed on: modified BQ Prusa i3 Hephestos
▷ Model: Captain America bookend by Laura Pantaleone on MyMiniFactory

 

Maybe you noticed, there is a new review of our PLA filaments by 3D Printed Aspie for 3D With Us, so check it out!

You can read it here


 

 

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Best 3D prints of last week #5 August 21 2017

Hello,

This was a strong week. Was really complicated to choose the best. And that is awesome! Interesting was the increasing amount of Honeycomb vase prints. For honour of this we made from it short video (down below).

Big thumb up goes this week to Tom Jackson. He is an artist, not a printer. Keep up the good work!

Also, don't miss prints from Tom Vit and 3D Maker Noob.

The best selling material of week is as usual PLA Extrafill Vertigo Grey.

 

Enjoy and have a nice printing day!

 


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill
▷ Printed by: Tom Vit 
▷ Model: Triangulated Dress by Natalie Rodriguez 

  



▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Noble Blue" 
▷ Printed by: Tom Jackson‏ 
▷ Printed on: XYZprinting Jr Pro
▷ Model: SPANNERHANDS Spool System on Thingiverse

 



▷ Material: PLA Crystal Clear "Iceland Blue" 
▷ Printed by: Tom Jackson‏ 
▷ Printed on: XYZprinting Jr Pro
▷ Model: Y.A.V. 2 by Ian B on Thingiverse 

 


▷ Material: Flexfill 98A Powder Beige
▷ Printed by: Tom Vit 
▷ Printed on: Prusa I3 MK2
▷ Model: Female Torso 1 by figure on Thingiverse 

 



▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Rapunzel Silver"
▷ Printed by: 3D Maker Noob 
▷ Printed on: Anycubic i3
▷ Model: Crow by Eva K Sbaraini on MyMiniFactory 

 


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Light Ivory" 
▷ Printed by: TriLab 
▷ Printed on: TRILAB DeltiX 
▷ Model: Humerus Bone -Right Human Upper Arm by Guy McCann on MyMiniFactory 

 



▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Traffic Black" 
▷ Printed by: Márcia Anaf by manaf3D 
▷ Printed on: FELIX Pro 
▷ Model: Maria Elisa Vianna 

 


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Pearl Ruby Red" 
▷ Printed by: Leonardo Delgado 
▷ Printed on: modified BQ Prusa i3 Hephestos
▷ Model: Another Batman Bust by Geoff.W /Hex3D on Thingiverse 

 

Btw. Tom told on Twitter it's because it will be a rainbow lamp. OK Tom, we will try to trust you : ).


▷ Material:
PLA Extrafill "Pearl Violet"
PLA Extrafill "Noble Blue"
PLA Crystal Clear "Iceland Blue"
PLA Extrafill "Pearl Ruby Red"
PLA Extrafill "Turquoise Blue"
▷ Printed by: Tom Jackson‏ 
▷ Printed on: XYZprinting Jr Pro 
▷ Model: Honeycomb vase by radus on Thingiverse 
 


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Traffic White” 
▷ Printed by: Valerij Semënov 
▷ Printed on: Selfmaid
▷ Model: Roshan Dota 2 by tomatecherry on Thigiverse 

 

 

▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Vertigo Grey" 
▷ Printed by: Leonardo Delgado 
▷ Printed on: modified BQ Prusa i3 Hephestos
▷ Model: Origami Carabiner by ddf3d .com on Thingiverse

 

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Best 3D prints of last week #4 August 14 2017

Hello!

We do have new material here, the Flexfill 98A Powder Beige, but no prints from you, our fans form it. So we are waiting! Take it like a challenge : ). But we received through social media and mail awesome prints from others.

Let's take a look on the best of last week from our materials.

 

Have a nice printing days!

 


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Melon Yellow"PLA Extrafill "Traffic Black" 
▷ Printed by: MakersLab
▷ Printed on: Prusa i3 MK2S 
▷ Model: RC Tank by O.T. Vinta on Thingiverse


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Pearl Ruby Red" 
▷ Printed by: Tom Jackson
▷ Printed on: XYZ printing jr pro
▷ Model: Ian B 

 



▷ Material: Flexfill 98A "Metallic grey" & PLA LA Extrafill "Vertigo Grey"
▷ Printed by: Tom Jackson 
▷ Printed on: Creality cr-10
▷ Model: SPANNERHANDS Spool System by Spanner Hands on Thingiverse 

 



▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Purple Red" & "Vertigo Grey"
▷ Printed by: Rachael Broughton 
▷ Model: SQUISHY TURTLE by JAKEJAKE on Cults 


▷ Material: PLA Crystal Clear "Iceland Blue"
▷ Printed by: Tom Jackson‏ 
▷ Printed on: XYZprinting Jr Pro
▷ Model: Honeycomb vase by radus on Thingiverse 

 


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Vertigo Grey"
▷ Printed by: Ronnie the Three_Dee_Kid 
▷ Printed on: Creality CR-10
▷ Model: Screwless Cube Gears by Emmett Lalish on Thingiverse 

 




▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Rapunzel Silver" 
▷ Printed by: Chris Russell 
▷ Printed on: Blocks Zero 
▷ Model: Schrödinger's Cat Cube by Tim Keeley on Thingiverse 

 


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Vertigo Grey" 
▷ Printed by: si.3dprinting 
▷ Model: Dragon head hair pin by Allen Engelhart on Thingiverse 

 


▷ Material: PLA Extrafill "Pearl Violet"
▷ Printed by: Tom Jackson‏ 
▷ Printed on: XYZprinting Jr Pro
▷ Model: Honeycomb vase by radus on Thingiverse 

 

 

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Arturo Anoni 3D printed his own glasses July 26 2017

It’s really nice to print all those characters and toys, but we appreciate when 3D printing helps in a real struggle too. For instance, when you break a part of your electronics and you want to make your own gadgets or you need a holder for something that you can’t buy online. 3D printing is here to create all real necessities and we love it!  That’s the story behind this interview about new spectacle frames.



Hello, Arturo. How do you greet in Mexico?
Hola!

You printed your own eyeglasses frames. How did you come up with this idea?
It is incredible to be able to change frames and color whenever you want.

Are you planning to make more of them? Maybe something more extravagant?
I would love to do more and better ones. Of course, it would be great to do more extravagant shapes too. <3.

Which software do you use for modeling?
I use Fusion 360. You must measure the width and height of the lenses, then you cover it with blue tape and take photos. Finally, the photo is vectored in Illustrator or Fusion 360. The most important thing is that people can have access to a low-cost frame for their lenses or in case of an accident. 

By taking a photo, you mean from a front, side and top view?
Just from the front and that’s it.

How did you print it?
I did it on Original Prusa i3 mk2. Parameters are for PLA Vertigo Grey of Fillamentum. I use Simplify 3D 100% infill 215 degrees and 60 in bed. No more support needed. Folding the lenses with a hot air gun is enough if it is required :).

Did you use something special for finishing?
It does not need any finishing since the filament is beautiful. The pieces are assembled and they do not require any screws.

Are you really wearing it?: )
I have them right now.

 

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What to print | Lamps July 21 2017

 Hello!

Weekend printing time is here and what about pimping up your flat, office or any place with nice new 3D printed lamp?

So here you go! Various designs for anybody from simple lines to something for kids.

Check out our Crystal Clears for sheer look, or non transparent materials. Don't forget to take good look on safety! Best way is to use LED lights, because they aren't going to be hot.

If yo print something nice, don't forget to send us images.

 

Enjoy and have a nice printing days!

 

 

RIBONE STRAIGHT


RIBONE STRAIGHT from M. Zampach on Cults3D 

 

ANTENNAE LAMP


ANTENNAE LAMP from Shookideas on Cults3D

 

Pyramid Light


Pyramid Light Black & White from M. Fanta on MyMiniFactory 

 

 VooV


VooV from Castomizes on Pinshape

 

KINOKO LAMP


KINOKO LAMP from Tofuji on Cults3D

 

LED bridge lamp


LED bridge lamp from Opossums on Thingiverse 

 

The Seed Lamp


The Seed Lamp - 3DLamPrint from A. Gallon on MyMiniFactory

 

ART NOUVEAU LOTUS LAMP


ART NOUVEAU LOTUS LAMP 2 from Toolmoon on Cults3D

 

Glowing Twist Lamp


Glowing Twist Lamp (Dual Twist Container) from D. Montes on MyMiniFactory

 

Lampshade#1


Lampshade#1 from MakeALot on Pinshape 

 

LOW POLY STANFORD BUNNY LAMP


LOW POLY STANFORD BUNNY LAMP from Toolmoon on Cults3D

 

WIRE LAMP 02


WIRE LAMP 02 from Robs_3D on Cults3D

 

Blooming Flower 2.0


Blooming Flower 2.0 from J. Suter on MyMiniFactory

 

Vega


Vega - The LED-lit Christmas Star from CreativeTools.se on MyMiniFactory

 

kyoto Cat


kyoto Cat from m3dw on Pinshape

 

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What to print | Sand castles June 30 2017

Weekend printing time is here!

Ready? Extruders clean, filaments ready and now you are thinking what to print? We are here to help you : ). What about having some fun on the beach? Holiday season is starting, so its time to become king of the beach with the best sand castles or to print something nice for children.

Enjoy and have a nice printing days ☀️

 

Btw. if you print something nice from our materials, don't hesitate to send us photos, we would share them : )

 

SAND CASTLE


SAND CASTLE from BYCTRLDESIGN on Cults 3D

 

SAND CASTLE OF DESTRUCTION


SAND CASTLE OF DESTRUCTION from MAL on Cults 3D

 

Customizable Sand Sundial


Customizable Sand Sundial - (easy & accurate) from Neon22 on Thingiverse 

 

SANDCASTLE WARFARE COLLECTION


SANDCASTLE WARFARE COLLECTION from DIWOBQ on Cults 3D

 

Sand castle molds


Sand castle molds from luciaBG on Thingiverse

 

MARVIN MOLD


MARVIN MOLD from 3DHUBS on Cults 3D

 

Sand Castle Mold


Sand Castle Mold from bbalogh on Thingiverse

 

Nautilus Shell Castle


Nautilus Shell Castle (Fabonacci/Logarithmic Spiral) from cstarrman on Thingiverse

 

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What to print | Multi material indeas June 23 2017

Hello,

We received photos from Roman Tyrs work of some multi-color prints and they are so awesome, we made this selection for you : ).

There are also many others, so if you would like to contribute, please, send us a link, and we will add them to the collection. You can also find interesting multi-color prints on the Thingiverse group Multi-Filament Prints.

If your printer doesn't have dual or multi-color possibilities, there are many which you can print by parts and glue them together. Just search for multi-material, multi-color, dual etc. 

 

Let the color printing weekend begin! 

 

Clownfish


Clownfish (multi-color) from Roman Tyr on Thingiverse 

 

Water Dragon


Material: PLA Extrafill "Metallic Grey”, PLA Extrafill "Green Blue”, PLA Extrafill "Vertigo Grey”, PLA Extrafill "Gold Happens"

Water Dragon (multi-color) from Roman Tyr on Thingiverse

 

Demon Girl


Demon Girl 4 color (dressed) from Jin Be on Thingiverse

 

Multi-color Sioux Falls Cathedral


Multi-color Sioux Falls Cathedral from Mosaic Manufacturing on Thingiverse 

 

Multi-color Citrus Coaster


Multi-color Citrus Coaster from Mosaic Manufacturing on Thingiverse

 

Multi-Color Clover


Multi-Color Clover from Mosaic Manufacturing on Thingiverse

 

Knight of Egypt


Knight of Egypt - Anubis 4 color from Jin Be on Thingiverse

 

Aztec Chief


Aztec Chief (multi-color version) from Roman Tyr on Thingiverse

 

Bender Bust


Bender Bust (multi-color) from Roman Tyr on Thingiverse

 

Multi-Color World

 
Multi-Color World with Stand Mosaic Manufacturing on Thingiverse

 

 

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Real rapid prototyping story of design lighting "13" June 21 2017

It's so nice to find through hashtags and tagging our product in use. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, we are all the time happy to see, that our work make sense and it's useful. Once we found Mimokolektiv and here is a interview of their latest project, using our PLA Crystal Clear on great design lamp with a real rapid prototyping story.

 

Hello Mimokoletiv, was so nice to find you via Instagram! Please, can you introduce yourself?  

Mimokolektiv is a group of an architect, product designer and a garden architect. It's an unlimited creative platform that connects us. Each of us come from a different field thus it  brings a new perspectives to our individual and collective projects.

We mostly work within the field of architecture, interior design and product design, but every time we keep an extra space for something „mimo“, (outside our daily praxis), like the lighting project or the spatial interaction in the city.

We find you through the hashtag #crystalclear. Tell us more about the project.

People from Vault 42 asked us to prepare lighting for their new coworking centrum in Olomouc, Czech Republic. Our collective had to think in such a short time period what technology and filament we will use. At the end we are so proud, how amazing the outcome of our work is!

Normally it is very hard, long lasting and very expensive to make a product from transparent materials, especially when you want to create a special shape. All of this was possible using crystal clear and 3D printing in just 13 days, during which we designed lighting  „13“ - a collection of 13 different lights.

Only 13 days from brief to installation? WOW! Why the shape of bricks? Every one is unique...

Yes, just 13!!! As I mentioned before, the lighting was specially designed for the opening of a new space and the brick is a symbol that is repeating here. We used the shape of a brick because it holds the traditional symbol creating a new idea. On the other hand, the lighting design is a combination of something what is traditional while using “new“ technology. There was a broader concept involved as well. A new lighting should be created for that space every year and the previous one will go for an auction. Half of the final price will be granted to charity and the other half to author. So if you have a spare money go for it!

To the technical part - we know, you used our PLA Crystal Clear to create it. Which instruments did you used for modeling, slicing and printing?

Normally, we use Rhinoceros for 3D modelling and Slic3r or Cura for slicing. We have Prusa i3 mk2 for printing in our studio, so we used it for the lighting. We had a time shortage, so we asked 3D Print Station, a company based in Brno, to print the rest.

 

How much material did you get throug?

For the lighting it was about 5 packagings.

Do you have any other printing plans?

Our studio is preparing a brand new series of products, so now we are using the printer mostly for prototyping. Except printing on demand we print products to sell in our design shop that we run in Olomouc, so there is always something printing on.

 

 

Author of photos: Jakub Sratil

 

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How to get a perfect Groot with Rachael code10100 Broughton June 11 2017

We get in touch online, because she tag us in post. We talked about her wonderful work on Groot model, so you can now read, how she get this nice result.

 

Is printing your hobby or is it a full time job? Because we checked your Instagram and it looks pretty good there.
3D printing is a hobby at the moment although it takes up most of my free time..... but I totally love it. I bought my first printer in May 2016 and it just went from there. I've learned tons in the last year and there is such a great 3Dprinting community out there. I can honestly say I've met some great people on forums and especially on instagram. If I've had a problem I need help with, I've never been stuck for long, theres always someone there ready to jump in and help. And people are out there posting some great content, its really inspiring. So many great ideas and designs being brought to life, meaning that its one of the most exciting communities out there.

So where to go for those people? Give us please any tips for groups, webs etc 
A lot of the help I’ve received is from others on instagram. If I post a pic about a particular problem, people are really quick to jump in and offer advice - it’s great. @print_itsolid really helped me out when I was struggling to get through my first prints on the Wanhao, helped me dial it in until i got the quality I was looking for.
I also joined the facebook group ‘Wanhao Duplicator i3 Plus’ which has also been really helpful. Not only with troubleshooting but also being able to see what upgrades people are doing to their machines and which are worthwhile. Thingiverse also has a lot of useful groups focused on specific printers or areas. These can be really great too. I used youtube videos to help me upgrade the hotend on my printer. At the end of it you come away feeling like you’ve learnt alot more and it builds confidence. You can then go on and share knowledge with others needing advice.

There was a big “Groot boom” in the beginning of this year. This one is one of the best and complex we have seen. Have you seen the film/films?
Thank you. I'd finally gotten around to watching the first film a few weeks back. No idea why I hadn’t watched it sooner as I loved it! Sadly by this point I missed the chance to catch the second film at the cinema. So now I can’t wait to watch it when it’s released!

 

Which printer did you used for Timberfill, which is the print made of? In which settings?
I printed the Baby Groot (from thingiverse - thing number 2014307) on my Wanhao Duplicator i3 Plus, using Fillamentum Timberfill in the light wood colour. The model prints in two parts - the head and the body. I actually scaled both parts down to 90% - mainly due to the time it was going to take to print them. I used 20% infill and 0.20mm layer height. The first print of the body failed as I;d forgotten to amend my retraction settings. But this kinda worked out well as it meant I had a piece to test painting on later. After I amended my retraction settings - reduced retraction distance and speed a little, it had no further issues and came out great. I printed the first 2 layers at 190 degrees and the rest at 185 degrees.

Which tools are you using to post process?
The only sanding I did to the model was around the neck where it had to slot into the body. I left the rest of the model as it was because it came out so well. I didn’t want to lose any of the wood feel, or any of the detail on the design. Other than that, I had a little bit of string to clear up and for this I used a sharp hobby knife. This helps keep the print clean and defined. But honestly I didn’t have a lot to do before I painted it.

We do see also some post process with coloring and moss addition. Which type of color did you used? Any sanding? How did you make the moss?
To finish the model I wanted to fully paint it. I used a combination of airbrushing and hand painting. I've always had success using Tamiya Acrylic model paints, so I went with those again for this. I started with black and hand painted all the crevices and lines with this colour. I then airbrushed the entire model in brown. This gave it some depth in the lines where the black made it look darker. Once it was dry I mixed up a lighter brown and dry brushed the over the surface. This gave the wood effect I was looking for, and because I used wood timberfill it looked and felt realistic. Once it was dry I applied an olive green to parts of the model to give it a living feel. I then added in a few more shades of green to try and add more depth and then sprayed the entire model with a clear matt varnish coat to protect the paint. Finally I used some coarse light turf I picked up from a craft shop to add the moss effect. I used a hobby tool to apply some poly cement and then carefully add in tiny bits of the moss and that was it finished. It was a really fun project, and this little guy is just too cute :).

 

 

Thank you Rachael to share your skills with us!
You are very welcome. Thanks for having me!

 

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What to print | Dota 2 June 09 2017

Hello : )

Weekend is here and we get this printing idea with Dota 2 characters and accessories. Because we do have friends, who play it almost every evening.

If you like it, let's print it!

 

Dota 2 keychain


Dota 2 keychain from ytsejam06 on Thingiverse

 

Phantom Assassin


Dota 2 Phantom Assassin posed from Faster on Thingiverse 

 

Meepo


Meepo from dota2 from raidboss89 on Thingiverse 

 

Doom


Dota 2 Doom from Daniel Schunemann on MyMinifactory

 

Bristleback


Dota 2 Bristleback with Cosmetics from Gabriel Seltzer on Thingiverse

 

Luna


Luna Model (from Dota 2) from thonghh_910 on Thingiverse

 

Ursa


Dota 2 Ursa from Daniel Schunemann on MyMinifactory

 

PUDGE Bust


DOTA 2 PUDGE Bust from Fabio Bautista on MyMinifactory

 

Crystal Maiden


Dota 2 Crystal Maiden from rado907 on Thingiverse

 

Tiny


Dota 2 Tiny from rado907 on Thingiverse

 

Weaver


Dota 2 Weaver With Cosmetics from Gabriel Seltzer on Thingiverse

 

iPhone 6 Case


DOTA 2 iPhone 6 Case from Mark Ledwold on MyMinifactory

 

 

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What to print | Headphones holders June 02 2017

Hello there!

We do love What to print blogs, because it means the weekend printing time is here. Last week we get photo of this elegant designers headphones holder printed by Tomáš Vít for cs3d.cz. Yes, everything looks better in Vertigo grey and we are amazed how this stand from Holger Cederberg looks like.

 

Here are some more ideas for headphone holders.

So long and have a nice printing weekend!

 

Headphone Stand


Headphone Stand from Bruno M. on Youmagine

 

Headphones holder


Headphones holder from Nick Rimmer on Pinshape

 

STAND BY ME: HEADPHONE HANGER


STAND BY ME: HEADPHONE HANGER from Eumakers on Cults3D

 

Headphone Holder


Headphone Holder from Raied Hasan on Thingiverse

 

Headphone Holder


Headphone Holder 1 (Wall mounted) from Kayle-Ann Lee Chee on Youmagine

 

Desktop Headphones Stand


Desktop Headphones Stand from Chris Milnes on Pinshape

 

COLOR HEADPHONE STAND


COLOR HEADPHONE STAND from MOSAICMANUFACTURING on Cults3D

 

Headphone Stand


Headphone Stand from MakerBot on Thingiverse

 

Headphones holder


Headphones holder from Nadar on Youmagine

 

Tantō Headphone Stand


Tantō Headphone Stand from Adam Molnar on Pinshape

 

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Spin & vape - ultimate geek relaxing combo by Staal June 01 2017

The man who introduce to us like one of the best printer in Denmark. And like we see from his work, he really is. He tried basically all of our materials and print it great. Peter Staal Hansen is working in his free time on many projects from drones to some nice gifts for friends. The man who smiles all the time, especially with emoticons.

 

Hello Staal, how are you?
Hello I'm fine. How are you?

Awesome! Which printers do you use for your work?
Ultimaker 2+, Ultimaker Original +, Afinibot A31 and Prusa i3 MK2.

We send you some materials for testing and like a joke one special PLA color for you. Was it a great choice?: )
I don't really know if it was a "good" color but everything looks good in PINK I guess?

That’s the sentence for Vertigo Grey. But Everybody's Magenta is pretty intense pink. What do you print out of it? It is a little challenge to send a man real pink PLA : )
I have made some fidget spinners and some tray holders for my vape juices and batteries.


Model: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2356637  

Which printer did you used?
The Prusa i3 MK2
Hotend : 212 °C
Bed: 55 °C
Layer 0.3
Simplify3D for slicer.

You also did those models.... Why not just download something? Do you like to make your own models?
It's more fun to make you own models, and when you own 3D printers then why not? You will always learn something new when modelling. It should in my personal opinion be something every 3D printer owner should do.

What did you learn on this project?
To keep it simple and don't over do it when there is no need to do that.

What do you use for modeling?
I use Fusion 360. It’s a very powerful CAD program when you get to know it, and it's somewhat free to use. You can get a one year free license. I highly recommend it for anyone.

The stand for juices looks pretty easy to do, just some basic shapes boolean. But how to make the spinner shape, are there any recommendation you will give us?
For the spinners, get the basic shape down first (bearings) and then have fun with the other shape on it, and try to make one that don't look like all the other spinners. Make some patterns and see what happens. If you want to go discount on them use nuts on the arms instead of bearings. But keep in mind the heavier the arms are the faster and longer it will spin. Use a good bearing for the center.

Where is the central bearing from? Everybody are asking for where to get those...
They are from Aliexpress just search for Ceramic Bearings.

Did you use any special tricks to get nice prints from PLA? Its maybe the easiest material for printing, but do you have any tips for it?
I prefer to print in PLA. There really is no need to print in other type of filament for things that only have no other function than to stand still. PLA gives the best print result in my opinion, and is really easy to print with. If you have a good brand that is, and Fillamentum is a good PLA brand. I haven't had any issues with it yet.

Thank you, that's nice to hear. So any tips for beginners?
That's a tough question, since no printer is the same . A good first layer and speed is key to a good print. Keep first layer slow. If you want the good looking print don't print too fast with a Prusa styled printer even if it can.

How many vape juices do you have?
Way too many, or not enough I don't know, haven't counted them . ATM I like the Bubble Trouble from Big Mouth the most. I'm still "new" at vaping and need to test more flavours.

Are you the person who loves to make tricks with the smoke?
Not yet, but I do like big clouds.

And what the hell is this?:D
I know you have big hands so I printed a oversized spinner for 2 hands for you . Model made by Adriansm and almost scaled to max (270mm).

How much material did you used?
Over 300 gram.


Model of the big spinner: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2326127
Info: The big one is printed on Afinibot A31 (cr-10) the white one on Ultimaker 2+

So..... spin & vape. Ultimate geek relaxing combo.

 

Thank you, have a nice printing day and say hello to your boys (french bulldogs) : )
Your welcome and have a nice one.

 

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What to print | We love Simpsons! May 26 2017

Hello!

Weekend is here and we wont let your printer be "alone and hungry". So here, like every Friday, printing inspiration.
Who loves Simpsons? No this is a joke to asking, there aren't people who doesn't like them : ).

So check this ideas and have a nice printing weekend! 

🍩

 

HOMER BUDDHA


HOMER BUDDHA from PROZER on Cults3D

 

Marge


Marge with integrated support from Udo Graf on MyMiniFactory

 

Donut


Donut from timrbsnow on Thingiverse 

 

LITOFANIA BART SIMPSON


LITOFANIA BART SIMPSON from 3DLITO on Cults3D

 

Pieman


Pieman from jose antonio dominguez on MyMiniFactory

 

Homer Simpson multicolor

Homer Simpson multicolor from Jonas Hansen on Thingiverse

 

THE SIMPSONS HOUSE



THE SIMPSONS HOUSE from BUBOLZ on Cults3D

 

Homer


Homer with integrated support from Udo Graf on MyMiniFactory

 

KANG AND KODOS


KANG AND KODOS from MAJS84 on Cults3D

 

Homer Grim Reaper


Homer Grim Reaper from jose antonio dominguez on MyMiniFactory 

 

APU FROM THE SIMPSONS 


APU FROM THE SIMPSONS from UDOGRAF on Cults3D

 

Octopus + Maggie Simpson


Octopus + Maggie Simpson from Aurore DUDU on MyMiniFactory

 

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Webberen vs Prototypum pad (review) May 24 2017

Niels Oestbjerg aka Webberen is a 3D printing and design enthusiast from Denmark. He loves to test materials and everything new. So we send him Prototypum adhesive pad and this is an interview about it.

 

Hello Niels, thank you for your time how are you? : )
Hello, no problem, I'll gladly assist you with your questions.

What kind of printer/s do you have?
Currently I have a Wanhao Duplicator i3, the first version. It is heavily modded, and I am glad to see, that Wanhao have made a lot of the changes on their newest models.

I am working on getting the final pieces together on my own 3d printer. A 30x30cm diy-beast. I have designed it from scratch, but it's still a work in progress.

I hope to have a real Prusa i3 machine in my printroom real soon, also I think that I need some more, and different machines overall, to be able to make some better tests of filaments and other 3D-print stuff. Also I run into prints queuing up with just the one working printer.
 



What were the first impressions about the Prototypum pad?
First unboxing, you get this amazing packaging, and working in the packaging industry every day, I was very pleased to see that Prototypum knows, that this is the first way to interact with your customers. In the package I then found this cool pad that looked like it was made from very high quality materials, and I then realized that it was with a magnetic slipmat making it easy to remove after each print. This feature is fantastic, I know I lot of printers where it's not easy to access prints when they sit on the printbed, and this takes care of that. They also include a cool scraper and a meassure-piece for bed leveling.



On which material types did you try the pad?
I started with the Fillamentum Timberfill which is a PLA-like filament of which I know makes some great looking prints, also I just made the exact same model on my kapton-tape fitted heated bed, so that made it easy to compare the two types of print surfaces. It went very good, and the first layer had a bottom finish that was matte and looked like the rest of the print, where as the kapton tape makes it all glossy on the bottom.

However, I do a lot of prints in ABS-filament, and I really wanted to see how it would work with this, the higher temperature, and ABS-filament being a very lively material. First impressions was poor, I tried to print with no help on the printed piece and it came of halfway in the print. But I jumped on the horse again and gave it a little brim, and this made the world of difference, now I could have a nice stable print, but still I have the ability to remove the entire pad after printing, and by the way, wait until it has cooled down, I print ABS with a bed temperature of 100°C which is extremely hot for your fingers. ;)



We were watching you on your Instagram and it seems there was some problems with ABS…
Yes but as stated earlier, I found a good solution for the issue, and it is actually one I always used my self, I just wanted to put some pressure on the product, it was a test after all. ;)
 

Can you tell us how it goes to use it?
I am still going to be testing it with other filaments like some flexible filaments, but I am sure that it will be good for this too. Also I unfortunately have made some small burned markings in the pad from when I aborted a print with a nozzle temperature of 245°C, the nozzle was on first layer, and when it stood still it made a little mark, this should be taken into account with the pad, the surface is not rated for that high temperature when it stands still in the same spot.

What about PLA, did you try it too?
Yes in fact I did a fidget spinner in iceland blue PLA. And as I expected it worked very fine on the Prototypum Pad. But then again, PLA is, in my opinion, the easiest filament to lay down.
 



Is there anything what need to be said about the Prototypum pad?
I have a few things you need to know about the pad:

  • Make sure that when printing in ABS, not to make a too thin brim, or first layer that is. First of all, you should keep the nozzle at least 0.2mm away from the pad when it's hot, otherwise it will burn a line or hole in the Pad. Also it’s a pain to remove leftover on the pad if it’s not thick enough.
  • Never use acetone on the pad. When using for instance, kapton tape or just a glass surface, you can gain a good grip by rubbing some acetone on the build plate, but you should NEVER do that to your Prototypum Pad, it will dissolve the surface.
  • Take your time when placing the tape on your build plate. You don't want any bubbles to lift the pad, making for an uneven printbed. If you end up with bubbles, you can of course, use a very sharp knife to puncture them without making any issues afterwards.



    How many stars is the pad worth?
    I'll rate it with **** (4 stars), if the surface could withstand higher heat, like say, kapton tape, it would get 5. It’s is a very good product.

     

    Thank you Webberen for testing and your opinion!

     

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    3D Expo 2017 May 21 2017

     

    Hello there!

    This will be a long one, but we need to show you everything what we like on 3D Expo 2017 which took place in Prague, Czech republic.

    We are producing filaments, so our photographic skills need some improvement, but we take all the photos with love : ).

         

      • Our super handsome crew 

      Four really heavy days with great people. And here are heroes who survived it with a smile!

       

      • We get gifts ❤️

      This is a Knight printed by Roman Týr from PLA Rapunzel Silver. Model from Andreas B is on Thingiverse, printed on Original Prusa i3 MK2

      Mothers Day from N3DS on Thingiverse printed by our friend from PLA Vertigo Grey

      This is from MakersLab, printed during Expo. We gave him name Stepan : ). Printed on Prusa with PLA Crystal Clear Iceland Blue. Model White Bear at The Middelheim Museum, Antwerp from Scan The World on MyMiniFactory

      • How looks some nice multicolour prints from Prusa

       

      This is two news - a box for your printer with HEPA filter and a box for spool for staying dry

      Those printers doesn't print, they are dancing! : )

      • You should know about TriLab!

      Why? Because they won 1. place at 3D printers competition with their Kossel!

      They have also the biggest Pikachu from whole expo (from our PLA Melon Yellow). Model is from A. Flowalistic at Thingiverse

      And this awesome print of Wireframe skull from Ch. Nelson (PLA Vertigo Grey)

      • Mr. Doleček with awesome airplane

      "To be a part of 3D Expo in our homeland was a great opportunity for meeting our friends, collaborators and customers. Seeing all those cheerful users makes for us a commitment to work even harder on our products. This is what give us energy to look in the future and make the best what we can."

      Josef Doleček
      Founder of Fillamentum

       

      On the photo is wonderful model from Stepan Dokoupil from 3D LabPrint

       

       

      • And photos of nice people we met : )

       3D Station

      MakersLab

      Prusa research

      Kryal cube

       

      Thank you for visiting or just going through photos.

      See you next time!

       

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      What to print | Mother's Day May 11 2017

      Hello there!

      Mother's Day it's here, so heat your extruders and make something nice for those we love : ).

       

      if you print out of Fillamentum some nice prints, send us photos, we share them on the web and social networks! 

         

       

       

      ROMANTIC TEALIGHT HOLDER

      ROMANTIC TEALIGHT HOLDER on Cults3D from HELDERSANTOS

       

      Earring Tree

      Earring Tree on Thingiverse from Alex G Mendoza

       

      SWEET SUGAR BOWL

      SWEET SUGAR BOWL - TABLE7 COLLECTION on Cults3D from UAUPROJECT

       

      Purple set

      Purple set on Thingiverse from Tetiana Bulgakova

       

      Love my mom keychain

      Love my mom keychain (mothers day) on Thingiverse from Natty De Paepe

       

      Parrot brooch

      Parrot brooch on MyMiniFactory from Vít Rychlý

       

      PANDORO TEALIGHT CANDLE HOLDER

       

      PANDORO TEALIGHT CANDLE HOLDER on Cults3D from HELDERSANTOS

       

      Mother and Child

      Mother and Child on Thingiverse from Brian Weston

       

      Wave Lemon Slayer

      Wave Lemon Slayer on MyMiniFactory from Cemal Cetinkaya

       

      Flower

      Flower on Thingiverse from Vladimir Mariano

       

      Mothers Day

       

      Mothers Day on Thingiverse from Nilssen 3D Service

      This one we get like a gift from our fan on 3D Expo. It's from Vertigo grey. But we forgot to ask for some contact, so we hope we get in touch somehow and write him here with this wonderful print!

        

      If you printed some nice gifts from Fillamentum materials and want to share it with us, you are welcome here!

       

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      What to print | Dinosaurs May 06 2017

      Weekend printing time is here!

      You ask us for some more inspiration, so here you go. This weekend it will be about dinosaurs.

      If you know of any great model, that we are missing, please let us know and we can add it. Similarly, if you print out of Fillamentum some nice prints, send us photos, we share them on the web and social networks! 

         

       

      DINOSAUR SKULL

      DINOSAUR SKULL on Cults3D from LORDLILAPAUSE

       

      ROBBER REX

      ROBBER REX on Cults3D from ZHENG3

        

      Dinosaur Planter

      Dinosaur Planter on MyMiniFactory from Marco Villa

       

      Low Poly T-Rex Skull

      Low Poly T-Rex Skull on Thingiverse from Anthony 3P3D

       

      Dino Claws

      Dino Claws on MyMiniFactory from Evavooo

       

      CUTE TYRANNOSAURUS REX

      CUTE TYRANNOSAURUS REX on Cults3D from BS3

       

      T-Rex of Iron Sky

      T-Rex of Iron Sky on MyMiniFactory from Corey Boland

       

      ANKYLOSAURUS

      ANKYLOSAURUS on Cults3D from BS3

       

      Dinosaurs Skulls

      Dinosaurs Skulls on MyMiniFactory from Alicia Keizer

       

      LOW-POLY EXTINCTION

      LOW-POLY EXTINCTION on Cults3D from XYZWORKSHOP

       

      Uni-rex

      Uni-rex on Thingiverse from Peter Hjorth Olsen

       

       

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      What to print | Voxel mania April 27 2017

      Hello there!

      Do you have plans for weekend printing? No?! What about something from voxels

      If you know of any great model, that we are missing, please let us know and we can add it. Similarly, if you print out of Fillamentum some nice prints, send us photos, we share them on the web and social networks! 

         

       

      VOXEL TURTLE

      VOXEL TURTLE on Cults3D from PJ_

      David in 16bits

      David in 16bits on MyMyniFactory from MoggBomber

       

      Pixel Octopus

      Pixel Octopus - Minimal Voxel Octopus Tutorial on Thingiverse from Agustin Flowalistik

      A Discretized Hyperbolic Paraboloid

      A Discretized Hyperbolic Paraboloid on Thingiverse from cody18

      VOXEL SHARK

      VOXEL SHARK on Cults3D from PJ_

      Low-Voxel Stanford Bunny

      Low-Voxel Stanford Bunny + Voxelization/Minecraft Tutorial on MyMyniFactory from mathgrrl

      Minecraft castle

      Minecraft castle on MyMyniFactory from athgrr

      Voxel Moai

      Voxel Moai on Thingiverse from Johann Joe

      VOXEL WHALE

      VOXEL WHALE on Cults3D from PJ_

      Voxel Elephant V2


      Voxel Elephant V2 on Thingiverse from PJ_

      Don't forget these cute pokemons!

       

      BulbasaurPikachuCyndaquilCharmanderTotodileSquirtle, all on Thingiverse from Johann Joe

       

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      What to print | Gears April 21 2017

      Hello there!

      What will you print during this weekend? 
      If you don't know, here are some ideas for gears in things.

      If you know of any great model, that we are missing, please let us know and we can add it. Similarly, if you print out of Fillamentum some nice prints, send us photos, we share them on the web and social networks! 

         

       

      Functional Differential Gear System

      Made by: Thing-O-Fun
      Model: Functional Differential Gear System on Thingiverse (on the picture printed by Bernie Solo)

       

      SAKURA GEAR RING

      Made by: 3DP_PARK
      Model: SAKURA GEAR RING on Cults3D

       

      Math Gear(s)

      Made by: Bernie Solo 
      Model: Math Gear(s) on Thingiverse

       

      KINECT GEAR TOY

      Made by: BUBOLZ
      Model: KINECT GEAR TOY on Cults3D

       

      PLANETARY GEAR MODULE PART 1

      Made by: 86DUINO
      Model: PLANETARY GEAR MODULE PART 1 on Cults3D

       

      TRIPLE GEAR

      Made by: Cults
      Model: TRIPLE GEAR on Cults3D

       

      GEARHEAD IPHONE DOCK

      Made by: SHOOKIDEAS
      Model: GEARHEAD IPHONE DOCK, SPIRAL BEVEL 51T/17T OR 3:1 GEAR RATIO on Cults3D

       

      METRONOME ENGINE

      Made by: WOODENCLOCKS
      Model: METRONOME ENGINE on Cults3D

       

      HAND SPINNER FOUR GEARS

      Made by: VLADIMIR310873
      Model: HAND SPINNER FOUR GEARS on Cults3D

        

      If you printed some nice gears from Fillamentum materials and want to share it with us, you are welcome here!

       

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      What to print | Easter bunny April 07 2017

      Ready for Easter? No?! Here, take some inspiration and be ready on the end of the weekend.

      Let's print some bunnies : )

      If you know of any great one, that we are missing, please let us know and we can add it. Similarly, if you manage to print out of Fillamentum some nice prints, send photos, we share them on the web and social networks! 

       

      EASTER BUNNY COOKIE CUTTER

      Made by: OogiMe
      Link: EASTER BUNNY COOKIE CUTTER on Cults3D

       

      Stanford Bunny

       

      Made by: Adam phooky Mayer
      Link: Stanford Bunny on Thingiverse

       

      Bunny with a Attitude

      Made by: Tanya Wiesner
      Link: Bunny with a Attitude on MyMiniFactory

       

      LOW POLY STANFORD BUNNY LAMP

      Made by: TOOLMOON
      Link: LOW POLY STANFORD BUNNY LAMP on Cults3D

       

      Flatpack Bunny

      Made by: Bre
      Link: Flatpack Bunny on Thingiverse

       

      Eggy Easter Bunny

      Made by: Mario de Baseggio
      Link: Eggy Easter Bunny on Thingiverse

        

      BUNNY

      Made by: UGLY
      Link: BUNNY on Cults3D

       

      MYTHICAL BUNNY

      Made by: BS3
      Link: MYTHICAL BUNNY on Cults3D

       

      Beefy Bunny

      Made by: Angelo Tartanian
      Link: Beefy Bunny on Thingiverse

       

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      What to print | Dragons March 31 2017

      This time we would like to offer as a weekend inspiration What to print a projects with dragons.

      They are often more difficult to print, but take it as a challenge! Accepted?! : )

      If you know of any great one, that we are missing, please let us know and we can add it. Similarly, if you manage to print out of Fillamentum some nice prints, send photos, we share them on the web and social networks! 

       

      SMITE KUKULKAN BUST


      Made by: SOLID_ALEXEI
      Link: SMITE KUKULKAN BUST on Cults

       

      JACKIE CHAN MOVIE-CZ12: CHINESE ZODIAC (RING, PENCIL TOPPER)



      Made by: 3DP_PARK
      Link: JACKIE CHAN MOVIE-CZ12: CHINESE ZODIAC (RING, PENCIL TOPPER) on Cults

       

      "Braq" jointed dragon



      Made by: bqLabs 
      Link: "Braq" jointed dragon on MyMiniFactory

       

      DRAGON AILÉ



      Made by: Guich
      Link: DRAGON AILÉ on Cults

       

      Dragon Head - With Glowing eyes and mouth



      Made by: Arif Sethi
      Link: Dragon Head - With Glowing eyes and mouth on Pinshape

       

      Chinese New Year Dragon Incense Holder

      Made by: Antonio Erb
      Link: Chinese New Year Dragon Incense Holder on MyMiniFactory

       

      Dragon 



      Made by: imlab
      Link: Dragon on Pinshape

       

      Dragon 



      Made by: Oliver Laric
      Link: Dragon on MyMiniFactory

       

      Teacup Dragon Puppet 



      Made by: T. Shawn Johnson aka Whystler
      Link: Teacup Dragon Puppet on Thingiverse

       

      Dragon by Artec - Printable



      Made by: Luke Chilson / Artec
      Link: Dragon by Artec - Printable

       

      DRAGON KNOCKER



      Made by: Sonia Shira Verdu
      Link: DRAGON KNOCKER on Cults

       

      If you printed some nice spinners from Fillamentum materials and want to share it with us, you are welcome here!

       

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      What to print | Fidget spinners March 24 2017

      We are often asked what you have to print. So we decided to give you a little inspiration. Today special edition fidget spinners.

      If you know of any great one, that we are missing, please let us know and we can add it.

      Similarly, if you manage to print out of Fillamentum some nice prints, send photos, we share them on the web and social networks! 

       

      Customizable Yin-Yang Fidget Spinner

      Made by: Lucina M
      Link: Customizable Yin-Yang Fidget Spinner on Myminifactory

       

      Crown spinner

      Made by: erik
      Link: crown spinner on Pinshape

       

      Twist Fidget Spinner

      Made by: Daniel Parker
      Link: Twist Fidget Spinner on Pinshape

       

      Knurled Tri-Spinner EDC Fidget Widget

      Made by: 3D Central
      Link: Knurled Tri-Spinner EDC Fidget Widget on Myminifactory

       

      Marble Spinner

      Made by: tiaka
      Link: Marble Spinner on Youmagine

       

      Triple Hex Nut Cat Spinner

      Made by: Lucina M
      Link: Triple Hex Nut Cat Spinner on Myminifactory

       

      Sun Spinner

      Made by: Brentox
      Link: Sun Spinner on Thingiverse

       

      Fidget Tri-Spinner with Themed Bearing Caps

      Made by: Spiraldox
      Link: Fidget Tri-Spinner with Themed Bearing Caps on Thingiverse

       

      Pick-a-weight Fidget Spinner

      Made by: Lucina M
      Link: Pick-a-weight Fidget Spinner on Myminifactory

       

      Dragon Fidget Spinner 

      Made by: James Robison
      Link: Dragon Fidget Spinner on Myminifactory

       

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      What to print | Vases March 17 2017

      We are often asked what you have to print. So we decided to give you a little inspiration. Today special edition beautiful vases.

      If you know of any beauty, that we are missing, please let us know and we can add it.

      Similarly, if you manage to print out of Fillamentum some nice prints, send photos, we share them on the web and social networks!

       

      Vase III

      Made by: Ricardo Salomao
      Link: Vase III on Myminifactory

       

      TWIRL VASE 6

      Made by: David Mussaffi
      Link: TWIRL VASE 6 on Cults3D

       

      Twisted Vase

      Made by: Ekaggrat Singh Kalsi
      Link: Twisted Vase on Myminifactory

       

      RED VASE

      Made by: Tanya Akinora
      Link: RED VASE on Cults3D

       

      VASE CHIFFONNÉ

      Made by: Gregoire Simonnet
      Link: VASE CHIFFONNÉ on Cults3D

       

      CACTUS VASE

      Made by: YSoft_be3D
      Link: CACTUS VASE on Thingiverse

       

      SPIRAL VASE

      Made by: Martin Žampach for be3D
      Link: SPIRAL VASE on Cults3D

       

      Honeycomb vase

      Made by: Alexander
      Link: Honeycomb vase on Thingiverse

       

      Twisted style Vase 1

      Made by: James Alday 
      Link: Twisted style Vase 1 on Myminifactory

       

      Julia Vase #011

      Made by: Stijn van der Linden 
      Link: Julia Vase #011 on Thingiverse

       

      Spiralized hex-sected vase

      Made by: Roman Broda
      Link: Spiralized hex-sected vase on Myminifactory

       

      Parametric Vase & Bowl

      Made by: Rod Laird
      Link: Parametric Vase & Bowl designer

       

      Arrayed Vase 8

      Made by: David Mussaffi
      Link: Arrayed Vase 8 on Myminifactory

       

      Small Vase

      Made by: Bastien Bruy
      Link: Small Vase on Thingiverse

       

      Yoda Vase

      Made by: yay
      Link: Yoda Vase on Thingiverse

       

      If you printed some nice vases from Fillamentum materials and want to share it by us, you are welcome here!

       

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      What to print | Hairy edition March 09 2017

      We are often asked - what should I print? So we bring you the first part of the selection that we like and can inspire you for what to do through the weekend. Enjoy our hairy selection.

      Let us know the results!

      If you do want show your prints from Fillamentum, tag us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or just send us photos to marketing@fillamentum.com and we share it.

       

      Good luck & be blessed your extruder!

       

      HAIRY FREERAPTOR


      Made by: Alberto Arribas 
      Link: HAIRY FREERAPTOR on Cults 

       

      HAIRY EINSTEIN

      Made by: Print That Thing
      Link: HAIRY EINSTEIN on Cults

       

      Hairy Unicorn

      Made by: Geoffro
      Link: Hairy Unicorn on Thingiverse

       

      Cousin Itt

      Made by: _primoz_
      Link: Cousin Itt on Thingiverse

       

      Hairy textured vase

      Made by: kempton
      Link: Hairy textured vase on Thingiverse

       

      THE WALRUS


      Made by: Geoffro
      Link: THE WALRUS on Cults

       

      Hairy Chewbacca

      Made by: Migfue
      Link: Hairy Chewbacca on Thingiverse

       

      Hairy Troll

      Made by: Ben Fowler
      Link: Hairy Troll on Thingiverse

       

      3D Printed PomPom ring



      Made by: Joseph cymon Larson
      Link: 3D Printed PomPom ring on Thingiverse

       

      And no, we don't forget : )
      The king who started it all!

       

      Hairy Lion

      Made by: _primoz_
      Link: Hairy Lion on Thingiverse

      Btw this is one made by 3D Maker Noob from our Vertigo Grey : )

       

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      10 best prints from Fillamentum (February) March 06 2017

      Hello there!

      Thank you for sending us photos of your wonderful prints. We are so happy here to see you like out materials and appreciate the effort we give to theirs quality. 

      Continuously we publish them on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. We chose the top 10 prints of February.

      Here they are!

       

      Marwari Horse Head sculpture by 3D Maker Noob

      Printed by: 3D Maker Noob
      Printer: Tronxy P802MA at 200 degrees in 0.20mm layer height
      Model: Marwari Horse Head Sculpture at Marble Arch, London from Scan the world project at My Mini Factory
      Material: PLA Extrafill "Vertigo Grey"

       

      SpannerHands Spool System by SpannerHands

      Printed by: SpannerHands
      Printer: The main parts - Original Prusa MK2, flexable parts - Printrbot Plus with E3D Titan Extruder + E3D V6 Mod
      Model: SPANNERHANDS Spool System Wall Mounted Spool Holder & Dust Cover V2.0 on Thingiverse
      Material: PLA Extrafill "Vertigo Grey",  Flexfill 92A & 98A

       

      Tatra 607 by David Cwx37 Řehoř 

      Printed by: David Cwx37 Řehoř
      Printer: Felix
      Model: David Cwx37 Řehoř
      Material: Timberfill "Cinnamon"

       

      Sea Lion by 3D FilaPrint

      Printed by: 3D FilaPrint
      Printer: Upgraded Wanhao 4
      Model: Sea Lion inspired by two sculptures from Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires from Bankito on Thingiverse
      Material: PLA Extrafill "Vertigo Grey"

       

      Akiko by Roman Týr

      Printed by: Roman Týr
      Printer: Original Prusa i3 MK2
      Model: Akiko Remix by colonel89 on Thingiverse
      Material: PLA Extrafill "Rapunzel Silver"

       

      Pirates coin by Tom Vít

      Printed by: Tom Vít for CS3D.cz
      Printer: Ultimaker 3
      Model: Pirates of the Caribbean Coin 1 piece by cyclone on Thingiverse
      Material: PLA Extrafill "Gold Happens" & PVA supports from Ultimaker

       

      Wreck it Ralph by iDevelo

      Printed by: iDevelo
      Printer: Custom built printer
      Model: Wreck-It Ralph Print & Paint Toy - Support Free from Evavooo on Myminifactory
      Material: PLA Extrafill "Light Ivory"

       

      Darth Vader by D


      Printed by: D
      Model: Low-Poly Darth Vader by Agustin Flowalistik on Myminifactory
      Material: PLA Extrafill "Vertigo Grey"

       

      Steampunk Lady: Lenora by Dustin the JAT.MN

      Printed by: Dustin the JAT.MN
      Printer: Ultimaker 2 Clone
      Model: Steampunk Lady: Lenora by fantasygraph on Pinshape
      Material: PLA Extrafill "Vertigo Grey"

       

      Bust of Eleonora Duse by 3D Maker noob

      Printed by: 3D Maker Noob 
      Printer: Emotiontech Microdelta at 0.20mm layer height
      Model: Model by Scan the World on My Mini Factory
      Material: PLA Extrafill "Green Grass"

       

      We would like to see your prints from Fillamentum!
      Send us photos to marketing@fillamentum.com with your name, used printer and material, add model maker and we would love to share it with community.

       


      *NEW* PLA Vertigo Grey February 03 2017

      Do you love Rapunzel silver? Fillamentum now introduces a new
      shade PLA Vertigo gray.

      This new member to our range of PLA materials can depose the
      iconic color of the top of popularity.

      This new filament is interested not only in his physical characteristics but also
      "galactic" dark gray metallic color. Luxury finish of this material is therefore
      perfectly suited not only to futuristic models, but also for designers and automotive
      industrie. It is intended for all those who appreciate quality and detail.

      Printed by Miroslav Mihálik on modified Zortrax. The Impulse model was designed
      by Devin Montes, during making a VR sculpturing video. This video and whole
      Youtube channel from Make Anything is here.

      A good choice for PLA
      PLA is a great material for novice and experienced printers. Working with him
      does not require a heating bed and is suitable for more demanding printing details.
      Compared with ABS he can be printed in larger angles and his composition ensures
      greater flexibility. And bonus, it is biodegradable

       

      Print of a lion from 3D maker Noob, printed on Original Prusa i3 Mk2 with layer
      hight 0.20mm

       

      "At Fillamentum we believe in the knowledge of our experts. We are bringing 
      the highest quality filaments to the market. It is important for us to prepare
      for printers stable technical characteristics of our products. I am glad that
      I can introduce our new product - PLA Vertigo gray."


      Josef Doleček
      Founder of Fillamentum