Customer Highlight: Polymate3D

Customer Highlight: Polymate3D

At 3DFilaPrint, we love celebrating the creative achievements of our customers. Today, we're excited to highlight Polymate3D, dedicated to crafting high-quality speaker drivers using 3D printing. By utilizing 3D printing technology, Polymate3D has been able to produce speaker drivers that deliver exceptional sound quality and demonstrate the remarkable possibilities of 3D printing. Paul has kindly provided more information about his projects and how they come together using 3D printing.  Some of Pauls builds with normal speaker drivers and wooden...

What is Happening to 2.85mm Filament?

What is Happening to 2.85mm Filament?

Why do people use 2.85mm filament?

Early 3D printing primarily utilized 2.85mm filaments, with this filament size being more prevalent in the United States compared to the United Kingdom, where 1.75mm filaments were predominantly adopted from the outset. Users of older machines may find themselves limited to 2.85mm filaments. Certain industrial suppliers, such as 3DP and Ultimaker, continue to offer 2.85mm machines. There are several advantages to using 2.85mm filaments, including their...

3DFilaPrint @ Chelmsford Takeover

3DFilaPrint @ Chelmsford Takeover

Chelmsford's High Street bustling with life, as familiar heroes, characters, and iconic show cars from the silver screen and TV take center stage. This was the scene at Chelmsford Takeover, a thrilling event curated by Chelmsford For You in partnership with Essex Cosplayers. Held on Saturday, March 18th, this extravaganza wasn't just about entertainment; it was about rallying the community for a noble cause—supporting Little Havens Hospice, a local charity dedicated to providing palliative and supportive care...

Illuminating the Night: Glow in the Dark and Luminous Material Ideas for 3D Printing​

Illuminating the Night: Glow in the Dark and Luminous Material Ideas for 3D Printing

In the world of 3D printing, innovation knows no bounds. Among the myriad materials available, one category has taken the spotlight – glow in the dark and luminous materials. These extraordinary filaments offer exciting possibilities, both practical and creative. At 3DFilaPrint, we stock an array of these materials, from brands such as eSUN, AzureFilm, and PolyMaker, each with its unique glow-in-the-dark and luminous qualities. In this blog,...

SMRRF – Sanjay Mortimer Reprap Foundation Event 2023

SMRRF – Sanjay Mortimer Reprap Foundation Event 2023

This wasn't just your typical 3D printing exhibition; it was a convergence of innovation, technology, and personal connections, all in celebration of this remarkable technology fuelled by passion and empathy.

The event unveiled some ground-breaking innovations and future technologies that are certainly worth keeping an eye on. Though what truly set it apart was the sense of camaraderie, the rich interactions, and unwavering support from some of the most renowned figures in the...

Why should you use 3DFilaPrint?

Why should you use 3DFilaPrint?

3D FilaPrint Ltd. has been a trusted source for 3D printing materials since 2013. Over the years, we have gained invaluable knowledge and experience, continuously evolving our business to better serve the needs of our customers. As we move forward in the ever growing world of 3D printing and numerous options of suppliers, we would like to highlight what we are proud of in regards to our products and service for the...

Why You Should Use Filament Refills

Why You Should Use Filament Refills

As 3D printing enthusiasts, we're constantly seeking innovative ways to enhance our printing experience while being mindful of the environment. One impactful solution is transitioning to filament refills, which offer numerous benefits over traditional plastic spools. We'll explore why using filament refills is a smart choice for the eco-conscious maker. We'll also explore reusable spools for refills and their contribution to a greener 3D printing journey.

Environmental Sustainability

One of the most compelling reasons to embrace filament...

Bambu Lab AMS Compatible Filaments

Bambu Lab AMS Compatible Filaments

Source: Bambu Lab The Bambu AMS (Automated Material System) has been making waves in the 3D printing community since it was introduced in 2022. Its revolutionary 3D printing technology allows you to print with 4 different filaments and colours in one go. It's even possible to have up to 16 colours with multiple units. It utilizes the power of Bambu Lab’s P1P and X1 3D printers to produce highly detailed, multi-colour prints. With this innovative technology, you...

Cosplay 3D Printing

3D Printing for Cosplay

Works from Binnie FX, Compound Creations and English Dragon Custom 3D 3D printing is a great technology that has the potential to revolutionise the way we create costumes and props for cosplay. With 3D printing, it is now possible to quickly and easily create intricate costumes and props with precision and accuracy which would have been impossible with traditional methods.3D printing also offers a unique opportunity for cosplayers to customize their costumes with unique materials that are not...

What Do I Need to Start 3D Printing?

What Do I Need to Start 3D Printing?

Printers

When starting out, it's important to go for a more cost-effective machine to begin. This allows you to get a grip with the concept and overcome any learning curves. These machines will print basic materials such as PLA and PETG which we'll take a look at below. Here are some machines we stock that we would recommend to beginners.

Creality Ender Series

The Ender 2 PRO and Ender 3 are great beginner printers...