Materials

Are there any different colors for 1.75mm or 2.85mm?
Nope. They're the same. Keeps things simple and clear. All products are released in both diameters.
Thu, 9 Feb, 2017 at 9:07 AM
Any plans for ABS-based filaments in the future?
No, not for the time being. Together with Eastman we are working on establishing a portfolio of Amphora branded co polyesters, which replace the need for AB...
Mon, 6 Nov, 2017 at 2:34 PM
About food safe filaments
Filaments can be food safe. What does this mean? It means the material is food contact safe. This goes for our range of co-polyesters (nGen, colorFabb_XT, c...
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018 at 2:36 PM
And the processing temperature?
Processing temperatures can be found on the labels on the boxes of the filaments. You can find more information here: https://learn.colorfabb.com/category/...
Mon, 6 Nov, 2017 at 2:35 PM
How can I post process bronzeFill, copperFill, brassFill & steelFill?
There are many ways to post process a really cool metal print. You can do it by hand, with a tumbler, etc. Some great articles have been written so far abo...
Wed, 31 Oct, 2018 at 3:52 PM
How many colors are you planning to sell on your site?
We currently offer our PLA/PHA range in 30 exciting colors, including the natural (color-less) one. The Amphora range (colorFabb_XT and nGen) will be expand...
Tue, 29 Dec, 2015 at 4:24 PM
How much metal particles are in the bronzeFill, copperFill, brassFill and steelFill
80% by weight. The actual amount is not publicly disclosed. Please note: brassFill has been discontinued as per October 2018. More information: https://...
Wed, 31 Oct, 2018 at 3:53 PM
Is your copperFill conductive?
No. The PLA/PHA is dominant in these products, making it non-conductive in terms of electrical conductivity. The added metal content will increase the ...
Thu, 1 Sep, 2016 at 11:04 AM
Can you paint prints made from your filaments?
Yes. You can find our findings about painting a 3D printed object (printed with nGen) here:  https://learn.colorfabb.com/stormtrooper-painting-session/
Mon, 6 Nov, 2017 at 2:37 PM
Can I vapor polish your co-polyesters?
No, you can't. Due to the high degree of chemical resistance of our co-polyesters, there is no proposed way of vapor smoothing co-polyesters li...
Tue, 4 Oct, 2016 at 11:38 AM