Low Price 3D Printer Filament

Posted by Greg on Jun 16, 2014

Stellar Labs 3D Printer Filament Only $19.99!

MCM Electronics is proud to announce that we now carry Stellar Labs 3D printer filament! These 1kg (2.2lb) spools are available in seven popular colors: Arctic White, Pure Blue, Cardinal Red, Natural, Midnight Black, Sonic Silver & Battleship Gray. You also have your choice between ABS & PLA filament available for only $19.99 a roll! With this great low price you can print out a wide variety of items all at a reduced cost, with more room to experiment!
 
 
What is the difference between ABS & PLA filament and how do I choose?
  • ABS is produced from fossil fuels and PLA is derived from biological resources, which makes PLA plastic biodegradable
  • PLA is a rigid liquid and ABS is a crystallized liquid, meaning that when heated PLA transits direct from solid to liquid and ABS transits slowly from a gel to liquid.
  • ABS is more flexible and PLA is more solid, meaning when stressed PLA will snap sooner.
  • PLA is more glossy looking than ABS
How much printing can I do with a 1kg spool of filament?
It really does depend on what all you are planning to print, but here are some general rules of thumb we found around the web
Compatible 3D Printers:

Affinia H-series, Airwolf 3D, Flashforge Creator, Maker Bot 1, Maker Bot 2X, Printrbot Jr., Printrbot Simple, Project, Rep Rap, Up! 3D, Up! 3D Mini, Up! 3D Plus

 

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