Filament lengths – 3D Printing

Chris Anderson/ August 12, 2014/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Filament Lengths based on 1 KG roll PLA Density: 1.25 g/cm^3 Volume: 0.80 cm^3/g or 800 cm^3/kg 1.75 mm filament length for 1 kg spool: ~ 330 meters / ~ 1080 feet 3.00 mm filament length for 1 kg spool: ~ 110 meters / ~ 360 feet ABS Density: 1.04 g/cm^3 Volume: 0.96 cm^3/g or 960 cm^3/kg 1.75 mm filament

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3D Printing of PLA and ABS

Chris Anderson/ January 11, 2014/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

PLA Printing PRINTING ON BLUE TAPE (taken from matterhackers) Blue Tape, or Painters Tape, is one of the easiest and fastest ways to get a great print from PLA.  Here is a quick checklist of things you want to make sure you are doing. Check that the Blue Tape creates an even layer. Don’t miss any spots.  Don’t overlap the edges.

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