Summary CCTRee ST-PLA Gold is a gold PLA filament. The manufacturer says it comes with “increased toughness” and “increased shelf life” though we don’t necessarily know how to quantify that. We printed it on our Prusa I3 Mk3 with generic PLA settings, with our 0.4mm E3D Nozzle-X. We printed three models. The Yet Another Filament […]
Summary GreenGate3D Mars Red is a PETG made from recycled materials. According to the manufacturer, it prints a little cooler than regular PETG, and this may have led to a little bit of difficulty with our print — we tried to print it hot around 245 like our usual PETGs. Printing aroung 225 might yield […]
Summary Proto-Pasta Steel-Filled Metal PLA has a high percentage of steel particles. This filament is similar to Proto-Pasta’s Iron PLA, but the color is a little different and the filament is nonmagnetic (whereas the Iron PLA) is. This filament sample came with a recommendation to use an 0.6mm Nozzle or larger. and to use a […]
Translucent Pink PETG by GreenGate3D is a translucent pink material with embedded sparkles. It printed stringy for us, but we think maybe we could tune the stringiness with a lower temperature or more extruder tuning.
Proto-Pasta Iron-filled Metal Composite PLA is a PLA filament that contains a lot of iron particles in it. You can rust it. Magnets will be attracted to it. It has a higher density and produces more weighty texture than regular PLA. It’s pricey though.
A glow in the dark filament with large particles that create a glittery glow appearance. This filament is abrasive and does require a nozzle that is at least 0.5mm in size.
A very strong material that is still printable with traditional FDM technology. This filament certainly benefits from an enclosure to reduce cracking, but with some care toward fan settings, can be printed without enclosure.
A shiny silky premium filament with lots of interesting color choices. The manufacturer recommends printing it a little slower to achieve maximum shine.
Priline Rosewood PLA has real rosewood particles to produce a wood-like appearance and finish. It is an easy to print filament, though it is recommended to have a nozzle larger than 0.4mm.
Hatchbox Wood PLA is a light colored PLA with real wood particles. It has a dull finish, and with the proper post-processing can be made to look like real wood.