3D Printing Materials

Some processes in additive manufacturing use specific 3D printing materials: plastic filament, resin, metal, etc. Here is a collection of various materials with reviews. Please feel free to Contact Us if you would like to add your material or a review.


Flexible Filament Review - Material for 3D Printing

Flexible filament is not as frequently used in 3D printing as PLA or ABS for example. The reason may be that it is still an experimental material. Printing with it requires certain skills and good knowledge of your machine. Also, slicer settings, like in Cura or Simplify3D, have to be […]

Flexible Filament Review


Color Changing Filament - Thermochromic 3D Printer Material Review

Another interesting desktop 3D printer material to try is the color changing filament. Manufacturers often surprise us with something new and unusual, like adding sparkles or multicolored segments on the spool. This time they got our attention by introducing a thermochromic filament, which changes its color depending on the temperature. […]

Color Changing Filament – Thermochromic 3D Printer Material Review


PETG Filament Review - Waterproof Dishes For Planters

PETG filament is a 3D printing material for desktop 3D printers that has been quickly gaining popularity. PETG is a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) that is glycol-modified. Before writing this review, we thought about adding the images of makes in PETG to the previous PET filament review that we published earlier. […]

PETG Filament Review – Pros & Cons – Waterproof 3D ...


3D Printed Candy Bowls - Red PET Filament

Another 3D printing material, which we have tested for the use in the home or office environment, is PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate). PET filament is food safe and waterproof therefore it is especially good for making vases, bottles, boxes, all sorts of containers. Even though a higher width nozzle diameter is […]

PET Filament Review – Pros & Cons



Functional 3D Printing - Useful 3D Prints Thumbnail

When we started our adventure in 3D printing, ABS filament (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene) was one of the most popular 3D printing materials. Later it lost its leading position to PLA and PETG. Some of ABS properties, though, may keep this filament in the top 5 for a while, despite of […]

ABS Filament Review – Pros & Cons


ABS Acetone Smoothing - ABS Filament Review - 3D Printing Materials 2 comments

Since we’ve posted our ABS filament review we observed that this material was losing its popularity among 3D printing community. Despite not being the most used filament for desktop 3D printers anymore, one quality is making it special. ABS acetone smoothing allows enhancing 3D printed objects by adding the shine […]

ABS Acetone Smoothing


Green and Blue PLA - 3D Printing Material - Tower of PI 2 comments

PLA (Polylactic Acid) is one of the most commonly used 3D printing materials. You often get a spool of it when you buy a new printer. PLA is normally the first filament used by beginners to 3D printing, as it is expected to have relatively predictable results. However, the quality […]

PLA – Best for Beginners – 3D Printing Filament


3DPrintWorks PLA Filament Review by Flamingprints

To begin with the packaging, 3DPrintWorks PLA filament came in a standard white card box which isn’t a bad thing. Even after a long trip all the way across the ocean there was no damage to the box nor its contents. Even though the boxes for all the colors of […]

3DPrintWorks PLA Filament Review



Wood Filament Elephant Toy 6 comments

3D printing wood filament exists since 2012, but it could still be called experimental. It often consists of 60-70% polymers and 40-30% of recycled wood fibres of different kinds. Its qualities in reference to strength, for example, can be similar to PLA. There are no formal specifications for 3D printing […]

Wood Filament Review


Fillamentum 3D Printer Filament Review - 3D Printed Aspie

Fillamentum produces a full lineup of materials whatever your 3D printing needs may be, with offerings of PLA, ABS, ASA, Timberfill, Flexfill, Nylon, PLA Crystal Clear, PLA Extrafill, HIPS and Co-Polyester. Fillamentum is a fairly new and fast rising company from Hulin in the Czech Republic. The company is headed […]

Fillamentum Filament Review by 3D Printed Aspie


WRB Cube - Plastic Metal & Wood Composites - 3D Printing Materials for Desktop 3D Printers

It is important to use the right 3D printer filament material for the right job. Here you can find the list of materials available together with detailed reviews and picture galleries for the most used materials in desktop 3D printing. PLA, ABS, Wood, PET, PETG, Nylon, Support, FLEX, with more […]

3D Printing Filament for Desktop 3D Printers


3D Printing in Wood - Groot Trio Front

The announcement of Guardians of the Galaxy part 2 created a wave of interest towards Groot in 3D printing community. A glimpse of Baby Groot in the movie trailer gave ideas to the designers. Makers all over the world are having fun recreating the famous character. For Groot 3D printing […]

3D Printing in Wood – Groot in Wood