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Dissolvable Filament HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene )

As a dissolvable filament, High Impact Polystyrene (also known as HIPS) is often used as a support material when printing objects with overhang. One of the reasons why HIPS works as such a great support material is due to it's easily removable qualities, with Limonene...

How should I store my 3D printer filament?

To a certain degree, when you first look at 3D printing filament on a spool and handle it, you may think that it is a lot stronger and easier to store than you would first imagine. It is just 3D printing plastic filament on a spool right? No so much. So how do you go...

3d printer nozzle jams – what to do next?

Whether you are new to 3D printing or a seasoned printer, the chances are you have experienced a jam of some sort with either your filament or nozzle not extruding as it should and if you do suspect your 3D printer has jammed, the first thing to remember is don’t...

How long does it take to 3D print something?

This is a question we get asked often from hobbyists alike, ranging from those new to the hobby and want to get a better understanding of how long it will take to 3D print something to those looking to upgrade and/or change their current printers and the answer is...

How long does one filament last and how much can I print?

We get asked a lot of questions via our website and one that we receive often by those new to the hobby and those with experience is how long will my 1kg 3D printing filament last? And while I know this may sound like a simple question - it lasts as long as it lasts -...