Tips and Tricks — Filament

How to Revive Wet Filaments

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How to Revive Wet Filaments
Before your start mourning the loss of your wet filaments, know that there are ways to revive them.

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How to Waterproof 3D Prints

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How to Waterproof 3D Prints

Typically, water and 3D printing don’t mix. But you’ll be surprised to know that you can waterproof your 3D prints, strengthening them against rain and moisture. No need to keep printing a new replacement for the 3D prints you’ve worn out! Here’s how you can extend the shelf-life of outdoor 3D prints by waterproofing them.  Step 1: Choosing the right materials Some 3D printing filaments are averse to water that no waterproofing can save them. Prints made of hygroscopic filaments will bloat and deform when in high-humidity situations or when it comes into contact with water. It is also important...

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3 Ways to Do Multicolour 3D Printing

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3 Ways to Do Multicolour 3D Printing
If you want to start seeing colour after months or years of monochromatic prints, here are 3 ways you can print multicolour 3D prints. 

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Guide to Styx-12 Nylon Filament

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Guide to Styx-12 Nylon Filament

Get to know FormFutura’s Styx-12 Nylon Filament better

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Reasons to Start Printing with PMMA Filaments

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Reasons to Start Printing with PMMA Filaments
Getting a transparent 3D print is harder than one might think. Is PMMA filament the answer?

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PLA vs ABS - the differences

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PLA vs ABS - the differences
The differences between PLA and ABS filament

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