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COEX 3D is dedicated to manufacturing the highest quality 3D printing materials in the industry. We are located in the heart of the Midwest in Appleton, WI, USA. We adhere to strict quality standards, ensuring optimal performance and premium resolution of all our 3D printing materials. Our advanced extrusion equipment and laser micrometers ensure quality and consistency of our 3D printer filament. We use only prime virgin resins, colorants and processing additives to ensure our customers can rely on COEX 3D filament.

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Plastic coil binding is a popular and inexpensive way to create beautifully finished products. At COEX COIL, we manufacture filament andplastic spiral bindingcoils in-house, offering 45 different colors and a variety of sizes. Our spiral binding material is flexible, durable and one of the most popular ways to bind documents.

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A  PCL (polycaprolactone) brace. [Image courtesy of 3D4 Makers]Flexible 3D printed materials have a lot to offer us. Rather than just make rigid things, flexible materials can let us make wearables, shoe soles, clothing and other things such as buttons. Flexible materials such as FlexPLA, Polycaprolactone and some Nylons have been used. Most popular on the desktop are TPUs (Thermoplastic polyurethane, which may be called TPE depending on where you live). These thermoplastic elastomers are very tough and flexible and have been pioneered through Ninjaflex and Filaflex. These kinds of 3D printing materials have been used for slippers, orthotics and many soft things. Flexible materials and structures greatly expand the realm of the makeable with desktop 3D printers.

For many desktop 3D printers, flexible materials pose a problem, however. Bowden tube based systems have a lot of difficulty printing flexible materials. TPUs tend to get stuck or not be able to be pressed through the Bowden tubes for example. Removing the Bowden tube or replacing it may be a way around this. You can also try to put oil in your Bowden tube (which sucks, dont do it). Having an extruder on your print head pulling the filament through instead of pushing it from the back also solves the problem. These direct drive extruders which are close to or on the print head itself ameliorate this issue while typically they make your printer a bit slower. Direct Drive also may lack accuracy to a certain extent but suffer less from under extrusion. With flexibles, however, most Bowden based systems will tend to have issues but can be upgraded with specific extruders for flexibles.BondtechandRecreushave extruder upgrades for bowdens.Gyrobot, the number one expert on flexible 3D printing materials, has an excellent guide on how to 3D print flexible filaments.

A form fitting variable density insole developed by Steve Wood, better known as Gyrobot.

For most people, however, flexible materials are a part of their repertoire, not something they want to spend all of their time on. For most people the annoyance of printing flexible materials is simply too much or they dont see a need to stray from the rigid materials. For those of us who want to stick to regular filament and have difficulties extruding flexible filaments, Ben Kromhout and Lukas Lambrichts illustrate some other possibilities. They designed patterns that let you make flexible structures with regular PLA. By developing specific patterns one could make objects flexible in predetermined ways. Variations in pattern could make a product deform in one way only for example or deform in one particular area much more so than in others.

TPEs (Thermoplastic Elastomers) are a more well worn path towards flexible materials. There are different types of these materials; some of them are styrene block copolymers (SBCs) but others can be thermoplastic vulcanized rubbers (TPV) or copolyester elastomers (COPE). TPU is one thermoplastic elastomer which is a block copolymer made from polyurethane (ester or ether). TPE and TPU as terms are widely used interchangeably even though TPE is actually a much wider group of materials. The term elastomer is also sometimes generally used and this is just any polymer that is elastic.

Thermoplastic Elastomers and TPUs are very popular bulk plastics. You could find varying TPEs in your shoes, roof, window frames or car. The TPE group is widespread with lots of materials used in it for the core compounds as well as in fillers. Some of these materials contain styrene and many harmful chemicals. Others have been certified safe in many applications. Generally many TPU materials are unsafe when burned and emit toxic fumes when burned. Polyurethanes themselves, however, are also comprised of a wide group of materials with differing safety and toxicity levels.

Due to the nomenclature confusion and the widely differing varieties of these materials, I would recommend extreme caution when printing with or using something that is only generally identified as a TPE or TPU because it could be just about anything. Generally with any material I would recommend a fume hood or enclosure (Yes, just because its PLA doesnt mean it is safe). If we compare it to types of food, then saying PLA would be akin to saying, this is tomato soup. You can still put a lot of stuff in tomato soup, including poison and it would still be tomato soup. If you have a nut allergy then tomato soup could still kill you because someone could have put nuts in it. There are lots of different tomato soups and all contain tomatoes but they may contain much else besides. Saying that something is a TPU would be like identifying it as a soup. There could be just about anything in it, but we would expect bouillon and perhaps a vegetable. Saying something is a TPE is similar to identifying something as a hot food. Generally, however, these materials have high abrasion resistance and elasticity.

A popular polyurethane-based TPE for 3D printing is Recreus Filaflex. Filaflex is tough and probably has the strongest part strength of the TPEs used for 3D printing. The company is also working on its own hot ends and extruders to make it easier to 3D print their materials.NinjaTeksNinjaflex is an alternative TPU material developed by parent companyFenner Drives. They also have Cheetah. This material has been optimized to print much faster and much more easily on many different desktop machines. 3D printer companies have now also come out with their own TPUs, withAirwolfreleasing Wolfbend TPU filament.Taulmanhas a Plasticized Copolyamide TPE, which has been optimized to print easier than other TPEs.

Copolymers are in the COPE TPE group and consist of materials such as ABS, SBR (Styrene Butadene Rubber), polystyrene butadiene styrene (SBS) and HIPS. For most of these materials, caution is suggested since styrene and other fumes might emerge. Also these materials are also often just called a copolymer which may refer to many different materials. So your copolymer is like a box of chocolates, you never know what youre going to get. Materials such as Bendlay are made to be easier to process than ABS and with less warping.

A copolyester is a modified polyester. You can for example add my favorite Scrabble word: Cyclohexanedimethanol and ethylene glycol to terephthalic acid to get what is a much more pronounceable PETG. PETGs such ascolorFabbNgen Flex mimic Flex PLA in being easier to print and more rigid while having flexible properties. Meanwhile, generally PETGs have good chemical resistance. PETG materials are made by lots of companies and have differing formulations to be competitive with each other.

PCL (polycaprolactone) is a very tough flexible bioabsorbable, biodegradable and compostable material. PCL prints at 120 degrees, much lower than we normally 3D print things. It will require extra model cooling to print well also. The Tg is low compared to other materials and the material can be heat set. This means that it can be printed flat for example and then heated to be formed on your body for a form fitting medical brace. Although it is very flexible, PCL is mainly used for 3D printing things such as scaffolds, trachea and drug loaded bioabsorbable implants (Disclosure: I work for3D4Makerswhich makes PCL filament).

Flex PLA filaments are filaments that are mainly comprised of PLA but have added fillers and plasticizers to make them more flexible. Generally much easier to print than TPE/TPUs, these materials are also harder and not as flexible. Whereas the TPE/TPU materials easily find their original forms
, this may be limited with Flex PLAs. Flex PLA tend to have less chemical and abrasion resistance and will typically be less soft. If you need something to be stretchy or very soft then the TPUs will tend to be better for you. If you have a Bowden setup, however, then these materials will be far easier to print. With Flex PLAs you can use variations in infill structure and percentage to increase and decrease your flexibility, similar to what was done with regular PLA above. It is difficult to say anything about the properties of these materials and their safety since it is such a general term. Depending on the material, it could be any kind of filler or material mixed in with PLA to any degree.

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ABS Plus Advantages: Tougher. Much less warp — about 0.4% versus regular ABS over 8%. Smoother printouts. The sacrifice made is that ABS+ is less dissolvable to Acetone bath than regular ABS. So if you must use Acetone bath, you might stay with regular ABS.

EAL Aluminum 3D FilamentAluminum filament adalah 3D printer filament yang memiliki kareteristik warna & hasil mirip Aluminum.

Advanced formula.  Superior than all PLA on market. The newly added mixes are also bio-polyesters and the the PLA+ is still 100% biodegradeable.

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ABS Plus Advantages: Tougher. Much less warp — about 0.4% versus regular ABS over 8%. Smoother printouts. The sacrifice made is that ABS+ is less dissolvable to Acetone bath than regular ABS. So if you must use Acetone bath, you might stay with regular ABS.

Wood 3D FilamentWood filament adalah 3D printer filament yang memiliki kareteristik warna & hasil seperti kayu.

Polymorph / Thermomorph / Instamorph / Plastimake / Plastic Morph / Friendly Plastic adalah polimer thermoplastik yang mudah digunakan yang dapat Anda bentuk dengan tangan Anda. Membuat barang-barang plastik yang kuat dalam hitungan menit, tidak ada alat khusus yang diperlukan. Sempurna untuk DIY proyek, perbaikan, kostum, kerajinan, prototipe dll.

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ABS Plus 2.85 (3) mm Advantages: Tougher. Much less warp — about 0.4% versus regular ABS over 8%. Smoother printouts. The sacrifice made is that ABS+ is less dissolvable to Acetone bath than regular ABS. So if you must use Acetone bath, you might stay with regular ABS.

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When the topic of graphene materials comes up, most peoples minds immediately go toGraphene 3D Lab. Theyve been responsible for some of the most interesting and unique materials weve seen so far, after all likeconductive graphenefilament,graphene foam, and moregraphene foam. Theyre not the only company working with the material, though, and we may be hearing a lot more in the near future from a British composite materials company thats lately been zeroing in on graphene.

Haydale Composite Solutions, a subsidiary of multinational corporationHaydale, is about to release their first 3D printing material a graphene-enhanced PLA filament. Theyll be officially launching it next month at theTCT Showtaking place September 28-29 in Birmingham. It will be available in both 1.75 and 2.85 mm diameters, though a price hasnt been announced yet.

I am delighted with this sales initiative which represents another step forward for Haydale as we seek to commercially exploit the potential for graphene and other nanomaterials, said Ray Gibbs, Haydale CEO. The trials undertaken provided excellent results and that gives us confidence we have a ready-made product for this rapidly growing world-wide market. While we have chosen thermoplastic materials as the first product suite, we know from our relationship with WCPC (the Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating) that they have 3D printed with a range of novel materials from chocolate and collagen to concrete! Building on this expertise we see additive manufacturing using our nano materials included as another potential area for future sales.

Several 3D printing companies have tested the materials, and feedback has been positive: reviewers have commented on the materials print speed, quality and finish, as well as great first layer adhesion, Z axis strength retention, and dimensional accuracy. Its strong, stiff, and easy to use, plus its compatible with a wide range of printers.

We are very excited about the development of graphene enhanced thermoplastic materials for 3D printing, said Gerry Boyce, managing director of Haydale Composite Solutions. These new materials offer so many benefits including the ability to make parts stiffer, stronger and faster! Speed of print has historically been a barrier to wide scale take up of 3D printing. In the future, the thought of making structural components direct from CAD excites us enormously.

Haydale will be releasing the material in collaboration with their sales agentFullerex, along with fellow UK companyFilamentprint. All three companies will be onsite at the TCT show to discuss graphenes benefits and applications, and print demonstrations of the graphene PLA will be given. Pricing information and data sheets will also be available.

This is the first commercially available graphene filament for both Haydale and Filamentprint, but the companies are continuing to collaborate on the development of additional materials, including graphene-enhanced ABS, nylon and polypropylene.

We are unashamed nano-technology enthusiasts, said Clive Wilcox, managing director of Filamentprint. Our thinking incorporates that of both the major industrialists through to the hobbyists. Our collaboration with Haydale and Fullerex is the next logical step in the developmental process to enable us to provide bespoke solutions for our clients requirements.

TCT Show attendees will be able to talk to representatives about customized graphene materials for particular product applications, while learning about the materials thermal, electrical, mechanical and physical properties. Samples of the filament will also be available. Although graphene has been excitedly talked about as a new wonder material lately, its potential is still unfamiliar to many, and the three collaborators are hoping to change that at TCT and beyond.

Significant improvements in conventional materials are needed to move FDM (Fused Deposition Modelling 3D printers beyond making prototypes or display models and into a capable technology for rapidly manufacturing mechanically robust, functional parts, said Joe Eldridge, Director of Fullerex. Haydales ability to engineer graphene to properly exploit its desirable properties has been a vital prerequisite to bridge this gap. This filament is easy to use and has broad compatibility, so is an exciting option regardless of whether you are a hobbyist or an industrial manufacturer.

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Amazing 3Dynamic Systems Carbon Fibre 3D Printer Filament (1kg) made using High-Modulus Carbon Fibres. This filament is ideal for applications that require superior stiffness, ease of printing, and lighter weight parts vs. standard materials. Easy to print and work with 220C extrusion temperature.

The ultra-high strength material has some seriously cool applications. The great thing with this 3D printing filament is that it has been manufactured so that they can be used on any conventional FDM 3D Printer. As we all know, the problem with conventional 3D printer filaments that they are just not very strong and fail prematurely in a range of simple applications. In the past year this is the first time that true structural 3D printing can be accomplished right at home.

The benefit of 3D Printing carbon fibre offers both a niche and a next step to manufacturing on demand. The (1) Low to no-volume parts (2) Rapid mold making (3) Fixtures for custom processes (4) Smarter, stronger, better and more cost effective and (5) Integrated manufacturing. High performance carbon fibre combines engineering-grade performance with the flexibility and environmental friendliness of 3D printing. This material can be used in any FDM 3D printer. The carbon fibres used in the filament are small enough to fit through the nozzle, but long enough to provide the extra rigidity and reinforcement.

Carbon fibre reinforced 3D Printing filaments and extremely durable, which resists bending and have a rock-solid feel. Carbon fibre reinforced filament provides fabulous structural strength of 85MPa and a excellent layer adhesion with virtually no warping. Due to the 15%-22% carbon fibre that is in the filament, it contains increased rigidity, therefore it has increased structural support built right in. This filament is used for 3D printing items that do not bend, such as: frames, supports, propellers and working tools. Mechanical properties of 3D Carbon Fibre filament in comparison with traditional ABS and PLA.

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