Popular Uses for PETG 3D Printer Filaments

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PETG is a thermoplastic that is popular for creating water bottles and food packaging. In 3D printing, it is not limited to just those. One will be surprised to know that PETG filaments are just as diverse as PLA. However, PETG trumps PLA in terms of strength, temperature tolerance, weather and heat resistance, and transparency. If you’re looking for 3D printing ideas for your PETG filaments, check out our list of cool PETG 3D prints! 


1. Planters 


Since PETG has excellent weather and heat-resistance, it will be the perfect filament for planters and other gardening tools. Here are just a few examples that you can print with PETG. 


Square Pot by Adrian3D2020


Self-watering Planter 3 by O3D


Bonsai Planter (New HD Model with over 1,100,000 Triangles) by gCreate


2. Water bottles & drinkware


PETG is an ideal material to use for water bottles and drinkware. You no longer have to shell out money to buy these items if you have a 3D printer and PETG filaments. 


MATE IRON MAN WITH RECESSED PETG CENTER by nralo

 


Cat drinking pond by JohK

 

Big StrawGlass - Practical by bLITzJoN



3. Food containers/packaging


PETG is one of the few filaments that are safe enough to use for food containers and accessories. Here are food containers and accessories you can print with PETG. 

 

Bag Clip with Screw Cap - new version! by Minkix

 

Maths cookie cutter set by mrbenbritton

 

Customizable Fully Parametric Dog / Cat Food Bowl by marcsulf



4. Mechanical components


PETG-printed components have solid physical strength and impact resistance, allowing them to withstand wear and tear. Here are tools you can print out with PETG. 

 


3D-printed Watch with Tourbillon by TheGoofy

 

Drill bit sharpener by mgx

 

UNIVERSAL CONNECTION (WITH 100MM EXTENDED VERSION) by franckober


5. Remote-controlled toys 


PETG can serve as an alternative to PLA. So if you’re an RC toy enthusiast, you can effectively use PETG to create your toys and their components. 

 

RC Speed Tank by Bryant87

 

FRAME 260 by raulgt72

6. Accessories

PETG can also create fashion accessories that can elevate your style. Here are the things you can create to shake up your outfit. 




Belt by printschnitzel.at

 

PLA/PETG WATCH V. 3.0 by An3a Design


Start printing with PETG today!


You may not know that PETG is a strong, versatile, and thermal-resistant filament that can create a wide variety of things, but you do now! Time to go out of your comfort zone and try 3D printing with PETG filaments today. For inquiries, you can call or email us




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