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November 14, 2013 AT 1:00 am

High-Performance Proto-Pasta 3D Filament Review: High Temp PLA, Carbon Fiber PLA, Poly Carbonate/ABS Alloy #3DThursday #3DPrinting

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This preview from over at 3D Printing Providence introduces three new unusual 3D printing filaments, with unique material properties, to the desktop 3D printing landscape: High Temp PLA, Carbon Fiber PLA, Poly Carbonate/ABS Alloy:

Proto-Pasta currently is made up of 3 new filaments: two PLAs and one ABS/PC hybrid. All of the filaments that were sent to me were fairly consistent across the spool when it came to filament diameter, although they were not consistent from filament type to filament type. The included documentation that came with each spool is full of info that should become the standard from all filament manufacturers, with actual numbers given for important characteristics.

All the prints bellow are the same model printed at .25mm layer height with 2 shells ,10% infill, and scaled 50%. The only differences were the material and the print temperatures…

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1 Comment

  1. There’s a big difference in its quality and detail. The hybrid filament has finer detail and looks tougher which will make it last long. I wonder how much they cost.

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