6 Best 3D Printer Filaments | December 2016
We just read that scientists are printing human body parts, like ears, on 3D printers. We're not sure what type of materials they are using, and whether or not they are available for home use (we could use a new nose). So in the meantime, you'll have to content yourself with printing prototypes, models and decorative items with these 3D printer filaments. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best 3d printer filament on Amazon.
You can create striking silver toned objects with this MeltInk3d PLA 3D Printer Filament, so use it to make everything from a vase to a miniature statue. The filament comes on a sturdy spool that will work seamlessly with most models of 3D printer.
- sourced from renewable resources
- resists warping and bubbling
- inferior bed adhesion
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You can count on TechOrbits'ABS 3D Printer Filament to offer dimensional accuracy to within 0.5 of a millimeter off of its 1.75 millimeter specification. This versatile filament is compatible with most 3D printers as well as with most extrusion pens.
- affordable price point
- higher melting point than pla filaments
- causes occasional clogs
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A spool of ToBeter 3D Printer ABS Filament will arrive vacuum-sealed and guaranteed to be 100% dry and clean, ready for use in your printer. It creates high-gloss finished products that can be easily cut, shaved, filed, or smoothed with acetone.
- wide range of print temperatures
- backed by satisfaction guarantee
- good price for good product
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A spool of HATCHBOX ABS 3D Printer Filament is a good choice for making durable product prototypes that must stand up to rigorous testing. The objects created with this filament take on a high gloss shiny finish that looks great and resists scuffs and scratches.
- even and steady flow
- minimal chemical odor
- best used with heated build platform
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If you find that you like using Dremel PLA 3D Printer Filament for your 3D printing needs, you'll be pleased to find that their high quality filament comes in almost a dozen different colors, including "Racer Red," "Grass Green," and "Electric Orange."
- plant-based formula
- safe for recycling
- good reviews from users
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This dark brown SainSmart 1.75mm 3D Printer filament allows your printer to create objects that look as though they were crafted from wood. It's a great choice for making decorative items that will be readily visible around the home or office.
- spool weighs approx. 2.2 pounds
- extrusion temperature range 383 - 415° f
- vacuumed sealed with desiccant
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