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Know Your Filament - ABS

Know Your Filament - ABS

  What is ABS? Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) is one of the most popular plastics. We use ABS plastics in our daily life, be it your car, your appliances, computer, TV, Kids Bicycle… It is one of the popular plastics in Injection molding. Before ABS, Bakelite was used extensively. ABS became available in the 1940s and was instantly marketed as an alternative to Bakelite. But it wasn’t until the 1950‘s it became the plastic material worldwide. Its variability of copolymers and ease of processing has led to this plastic becoming the most popular of the engineering polymers.  It is made from the...

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Know Your 3D Filament- PLA

Know Your 3D Filament- PLA

This the first blog post of the Know your filament series. This blog gives you in-depth knowledge on PLA filament, Pros & Cons, printing tricks and post-processing PLA prints.

 

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Humidity... A Silent killer of PLA 3D Printer Filament

Humidity... A Silent killer of PLA 3D Printer Filament

3D Printer filaments such as PLA, a Bio polymer, when exposed to humidity, it absorbs the moisture resulting in bad prints. I will be share some tips for keeping your filament dry.

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