ABS

E3D Spoolworks PLA

E3D Spoolworks PLA

Ugh, another PLA Filaween epsiode. Well, most PLAs are at least decent these days, but there are still differences.

Fire retardant PC-ABS filament from Aprintapro!

Fire retardant PC-ABS filament from Aprintapro!

It doesn’t get much more technical than a fire-retardant polycarbonate-ABS! Can it really withstand fire and is it any good good otherwise?

Print the rainbow: UniCoFil’s rainbow PLA filament review! #Filaween

Print the rainbow: UniCoFil’s rainbow PLA filament review! #Filaween

Don’t feel like spending big on a color-mixing hotend? Here’s the easy alternative everyone can use!

ABS isn’t weak: REC ABS filament review!

ABS isn’t weak: REC ABS filament review!

I might actually change my opinion on ABS after testing this one. This is the first ABS i’ve used in a long while that’s actually decent!

Incredible print quality: ASA from rigid.ink is ready to replace ABS!

Incredible print quality: ASA from rigid.ink is ready to replace ABS!

I don’t hate ABS, but this ASA is simply better in every possible way.

Is ABS still relevant? Innofil3D ABS

Is ABS still relevant? Innofil3D ABS

ABS is arguably a dying material, superseded by co-polyesters where toughness is required and PLA for high-quality, rigid prints. Is there even still a need for parts made from plain ABS?

Reference ABS test! #Filaween

Reference ABS test! #Filaween

Next up, as a reference material, is this lovely dark green ABS.

Reference PLA analysis! #Filaween

Reference PLA analysis! #Filaween

Alright, let’s set some references. The first one here is generic PLA.