Materials

Where do I go to when I have trouble printing?
You can contact us at support@colorfabb.com or https://support.colorfabb.com/. Our tech support will then look at the issue at hand and reply as soon as p...
Mon, 6 Nov, 2017 at 2:32 PM
How do co-polyesters compare to each other and PLA & ABS?
Glad you ask. Our materials partner Eastman Chemical Company has done an excellent job highlighting the differences and advantages of our three grades o...
Mon, 6 Nov, 2017 at 2:32 PM
I want to know more about the Amphora materials!
Our colorFabb_XT, nGen, nGen_FLEX and colorFabb_HT are made from Amphoraâ„¢ 3D Polymer by Eastman Chemical Company. Amphora is a range of materials devel...
Mon, 6 Nov, 2017 at 2:33 PM
What sets colorFabb materials apart from the rest?
We aim to produce unique and high quality filaments for the FDM 3D printing market. Be it our custom blend of PLA/PHA, our natural filled specials like wood...
Thu, 9 Feb, 2017 at 9:03 AM
What is the length of filament on your spools?
Filaments are sold by weight and this is also the amount we guarantee for each spool. But sometimes it's easier to know how much length is actually on ...
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018 at 2:36 PM
What is the size of the spools?
In general we use transparent spools for 750 grams of filament. Weight can differ (with woodFill, for instance it's 600 grams due to the lower densi...
Fri, 28 Oct, 2016 at 8:41 AM
I need the data sheets!
And we have them right here: https://colorfabb.com/materials-data/
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017 at 1:40 PM
So, why don't you use ordinary PLA?
We do use ordinary PLA, but add PHA for better yield at break. It makes our filament less brittle and tougher. This goes for all our filaments, except the...
Mon, 6 Nov, 2017 at 2:34 PM
PLA and PHA. How come you know this for sure?
colorFabb started as a project of Helian Polymers, which has vast experience in biopolymers, masterbatches and additives. When we entered the 3D printing bu...
Thu, 9 Feb, 2017 at 9:07 AM
Anyhow, you make 2.85mm filament and not 3.00mm although you mention 3.00mm on your site. What's up with that?
3D printers with a Bowden tube set-up, like the Ultimaker, work better with 2.85mm filament. We produce 2.85mm filament as 3.00mm to keep things simple. Our...
Thu, 9 Feb, 2017 at 9:07 AM