Batman and Robin, Bonnie and Clyde, your beloved 3D printer and our top-of-the-line filament -- an elite team should only have the best sidekick. Taking your 3D printing to a whole new realm is BuMat Elite™. As creations become bigger and more complex, the quality of filaments matters even more. Depending on the scale of your creation, a print job may take anywhere from 15 minutes to 12 hours or more. We don't expect you to sit around forever to make sure your filament doesn't result in a failed print. BuMat Elite™ filaments give you the total confidence to leave your 3D printer unattended while it performs its magic, allowing you to return to see a perfectly finished masterpiece. The Elite line is the ideal solution for serious hobbyists and those who have deadlines to meet.
ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene), is a polymer that is molded and engineered to be a great material for 3D printing. It is a favorite filament among 3D printer users because it is lightweight and durable. It can be injection molded which makes it perfect for 3D printing extruders. It has a high glass transition temperature to reduce deformation, but it is also low enough to be safely attainable with standard 3D printers. ABS is a hard strong plastic with some flexibility when compared to PLA. It is also soluble in Acetone, and it can be easily sanded and machined. It has good strength and machinability. In combination with the higher temperature resistance, it is often the preferred plastic among 3D printer users.
ABS Filament adheres well to kapton tape and is best used with a heated bed, as ABS plastic contracts when cooled and large parts will pull off of a non-heated bed.
Use ABS filament in a well-ventilated area.
Nothing will impact your 3D printing results like the kind of filament you use. Good filament is highly consistent in diameter, is wound evenly onto the spool with just the right amount of tension, and will not tangle when being unwound. 3D Universe provides a 100% satisfaction guarantee on all filament we sell. If you have any problems, just send back the unused portion of the spool for a full refund. Check out our filament collection...
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