HobbyKing 3D Printer Filament 1.75mm ABS 1KG Spool (Transparent Green)
HobbyKing have come out with a huge new range of 3D Printer Filaments at prices that will have you printing all day and all night.
The range covers PLA, ABS, Flexible, Color Changing, Luminous, Nylon, Polycarbonate, Acetal (POM), Metal Composite and even a water soluble filament for printing molds. So there is a filament for every project you have in mind. HobbyKing filaments have a stable melting point, good round shape and most importantly a 0.05mm uniform diameter tolerance for a consistent flow rate.
ABS is a fantastic plastic for mechanical real world use prints where a durable item is required. It has some give under stress making it perfect for multirotor frames and gears. ABS also has a higher melting point making it more suitable for some applications.
For printing with ABS it is recommended to have a heated print bed or Kapton Tape for proper bed adhesion. ABS can also have a slight odor when printing so a well ventilated room is recommended, please note that it has no odor when the print is finished.
ABS is slightly harder to get dialed in unlike PLA, but once set up the printing is consistent and the prints are truly real world useable. Other popular uses for this material are R/C spare parts, building blocks and toys for the kids.
3D printing is a fun and exciting hobby with a wide range of uses from prototyping parts to making toys for the kids. Picking the right filament for your application is very important.
• Stable melting point
• Good round shape
• Uniform diameter tolerance 0.05mm
• Consistent colors
Filament Material: ABS
Melting Point: 230°C
Print Temperature: 230-260°C
Filament Diameter: 1.75mm
Color: Transparent Green
First of all, I second Janos' review below. This has less warping than my regular ABS and is also quite a bit stiffer. Doen't smell nearly as much either.
The color is more of a fluorescent green than pictured above and not quite as transparent as PETG but rather "translucent".Took a while to find the right settings... This is completely different from any ABS i have used before. Most important: KEEP FAN ON!
I am using it at only 240 C with fan at full speed. 60mm/s speed easily...
Printed objects are really strong and do not crack like other ABS. Layer adhesion is incredibly strong.
Color is nice... really vivid green. infill pattern is visible even with 2-3 outer layers.