13. 3D Filaments

13.1. Description

In case you decide to 3D print your model you will need filament for your 3D printer.

3D printing filament is the thermoplastic feedstock for fused deposition modeling 3D printers. There are many types of filament available with different properties, requiring different temperatures to print. The filament is available in two standard diameters; 1.75 and 2.85 mm/3 mm.

PLA and ABS are the two most common desktop printing materials. You can read here more about filaments and their differences.

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Note

Make sure you pick the right filament for your 3D printer type.

13.2. Where to buy?


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