3D Printing Filaments

Although it started almost as a game, today 3D printing filaments manufacturing for both industrial and low-cost 3D printers is an industry.


So much so that even giants such as SABIC, Verbatim (Mitsubishi) and others have begun to target it. Other large companies such as Covestro (Bayer) and Eastman Chemical partnered directly with companies operating in the low-cost 3D printing arena. NatureWorks, the largest producer of PLA in the world, has begun focusing specifically on 3D printing.


As 3D printing expands it also evolves more and more into a true industrial production newer companies continue to evolve their offer and technological capabilities. Each company focuses on specific material and specific customer segments (Industrial, Professional, Consumers, Makers and Education) and all agree that explosive growth is on the horizon.


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Latest 3D printing filament news:

Lancashire3D leads the charge on recycling in 3D printing launching ‘Sustainable Range’

Lancashire3D Ltd, a large 3D printing studio in the North of England, has become the first UK based studio to…

3 days ago

New 3D printing releases from Carbon, colorFabb and Lithoz

It's a busy time of the year in the additive manufacturing industry. With events such as the Munich Technology Conference…

1 week ago

Kuunda3D to distribute Copper3D antibacterial 3D printing filaments in African markets

Kuunda3D has been selected as the newly appointed distributor for Copper3D's antibaterial filament portfolio on African markets. Through their partner network…

2 weeks ago

colorFabb unveils varioShore TPU filament with tunable flexibility

Dutch filament producer colorFabb has introduced a new filament to its ever-growing portfolio. The 3D printing material, called varioShore TPU,…

3 weeks ago

MakerBot launches ASA material for outdoor applications

Stratasys-owned 3D printer manufacturer MakerBot has announced the release of a new material for its METHOD 3D printer, ASA (acrylonitrile…

4 weeks ago

Kodak introduces new high-temp filaments and 3D printer accessories

Technology company Kodak is making further inroads into the additive manufacturing market today with the release of new high-temperature 3D…

1 month ago

3D filament brand rigid.ink ceases filament supply activity, explores new markets

UK 3D printing filament brand rigid.ink has announced that, after five years in the business, they are ceasing their filament…

2 months ago

Art Filament by Graft Milk is now available on Kickstarter for the artist in you

New York City startup Graft Milk has launched the world’s first 3D printing filament designed specifically for the creative arts,…

2 months ago

BASF officially launches Ultrafuse 316L bound metal filament

After first presenting it almost two years ago at Formnext, BASF 3D Printing Solutions is now officially launching its Ultrafuse…

3 months ago

Huntsman launches IROPRINT range of urethane materials for SLA, FFF and HSS

In an unprecedented move, spanning across all three types of 3D printing material support, global chemical company Huntsman is introducing…

4 months ago