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NameManufacturerMaterialPrice
Grams
Per Gram
Strength
Flexibility
Warping
Splitting
Bed adhesion
Fumes
Head temp
Bed temp
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INOVA-2008
Chroma Strand Labs
PETg$40.001000$0.04highlowlowlowglue stick recc'd.low230-25060-85
Colorado made, super premium filament custom dyed by Chroma Strand Labs to a uniform 3% dye composition for consistant priting from color to color and batch to batch.
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INOVA-1800
Chroma Strand Labs
Eastman Amphora 1800 co-polyester
$80.001000$0.08highlowlowlowglue stick recc'd.low230-25060-85
Colorado made, super premium filament custom dyed by Chroma Strand Labs to a uniform 3% dye composition for consistant priting from color to color and batch to batch.
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nGencolorFabb
Eastman Amphora 3300 co-polyester
$39.00750$0.05
med-high
lowlowlowglue stick recc'd.low230-25060-85strong, easy printing, great color selection
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HTcolorFabb
Eastman Amphora 5300 co-polyester
$39.00750$0.05very highlowlowlowglue stick recc'd.low250-280100strong, easy printing, great color selection
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PLAPolymakerPolyactic Acid blend$24.951000$0.02medlowlowlowhighlow205-23060Easy printing, low emissions. Avoid exposure to hot sun
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PLA 3KGPolymakerPolyactic Acid blend$70.003000$0.02medlowlowlowhighlow205-23060Easy printing, low emissions. Avoid exposure to hot sun
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NinjaflexFenner DrivesThermoplastic Urethane$64.95750$0.09highvery highlowlowhighmed210-2300-60ultra flexible and tough!, requires Flexystruder tool head
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SemiflexFenner DrivesThermoplastic Urethane$64.95750$0.09highhighlowlowhighmed210-2300-60high flexibility and tough!, requires Flexystruder tool head
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HI ABS
Chroma Strand Labs
High Impact ABS$42.951000$0.04highlowmedmedmed-lowmed230-250110one of most popular due to stength vs. price vs. ease of use, fumes can be issue
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ABS
Chroma Strand Labs
ABS$42.951000$0.04highlowmedmedmed-lowmed230-250110one of most popular due to stength vs. price vs. ease of use, fumes can be issue
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HIPSVillage PlasticsHigh Impact Polystyrene$39.951000$0.04medlowlow-medhighlowmed230110popular due to low costs and ease of use, fumes can be issue
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T-glaseTaulmanPETT$44.00450$0.10highmedlowlowmedlow23060translucent and shiny
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Alloy 910TaulmanNylon$36.00450$0.08very highmedlowlow glue stick recc'd.low245-250110Most rigid nylon we carry. super strength and stiffness, great for frames
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PCTPETaulmanNylon+thermoplastic$30.00450$0.07highhighlowlow glue stick recc'd.low235100Most flexible nylon we carry. Great for phone covers. Natural (undyed) can be dyed with fabric dye.
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BridgeTaulmanNylon$18.00450$0.04highhighlowlow glue stick recc'd.low235100Mid stiffness, economical nylon.
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PVAE-SunPolyvinyl alcohol$34.95500$0.07lowlowlowlowmedlow185-1900-70water soluable, great for dissolvable support in duel extrusion prints
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WoodfillcolorFabbPLA infused with wood fiber$65.00600$0.11med-lowlowlowlowhighlow185-19560wood infused pla, sandable, natural look
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Stainless steelProtopasta
PLA infused with stainless steel powder
$56.00500$0.11medlowlowlowhighlow195-22060metallic sheen, 93% more dense then normal PLA, good for jewelry, can wear nozzle
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Carbon fiberProtopasta
PLA infused with carbon fiber powder
$45.00500$0.09medvery lowlowlowhighlow190-21060very rigid, matt black sheen, photogenic, can wear nozzle
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Coffee high temp.
ProtopastaHTPLA infused with coffee$34.00500$0.07medlowlowlowhighlow220-23060natural brown finish, better in warm environment that normal PLA, has coffee smell when heated
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HTPLAProtopastaTranslucent HTPLA$34.00500$0.07medlowlowlowhighlow220-23060better in warm environment that normal PLA
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Also check out Taulman's comparison chart
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