This is a post from our Learn Center: https://learn.colorfabb.com/samples/
Ending the sample life
As from today (December 16th 2019) we have ended our sample program… for now. No samples can be ordered anymore in our webshop with immediate effect.
It all comes down to efficiency. In recent years we have seen a steady month-on-month decline of demand for samples and an increase of materials we offer. Making samples is mostly a manual process with lots of handling and packaging. All these factors combined increase the complexity of maintaining our sampling service.
By discontinuing our sample operation we can focus our logistical efforts on the things that matter: shipping your orders faster and more efficient.
Our samples… no more.
Ending a product or a service is not a decision made lightly, but one made to improve our overall efforts to bring the right filaments straight to your printers in the most efficient manner.
HOW CAN YOU TEST OUR MATERIALS?
As for the time being we do not offer any samples for testing anymore. Rest assured that all materials we bring to the market have been extensively tested on the most well-known printers (Ultimaker, Prusa, Lulzbot, BCN 3D, Makerbot, etc.). If you are in doubt, please contact us at email@example.com
We have also written tutorials with recommended print settings for most of our materials. Click here to find out more. Settings can also be found at the bottom of the individual product pages:
But you have not seen the last of our samples! In Q1 2020 we will return with a more simplified sample program. We will also use samples more for other efforts at colorFabb, like the occasional give-aways or other promotionals!