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Testing the vibrant Emvio Pink PLA with a non-wasteful test print

George from over at Emvio Engineering was kind enough to give me a few samples of his new Emvio Engineering filament range. The samples are only about 50g in weight, and being bowden means you lose a fair bit on the route from the extruder and the hotened so with the remainder you really have to be sensible if you’re going to make something that is functional and also useful for calibration. I’d given this some thought and also done quite a lot of searching, I didn’t wanna create maker coins, as they were mostly clutter and given my...

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Emvio Engineering – Chroma PLA – 2.85 – Orange Review

First thoughts A new challenger emerges to take the title of best PLA. This time it’s not from China it’s from Emvio Engineering, a Bristol based company sourcing straight out of Europe. The filament itself is packaged in a nicely printed box, with a nice clear spool and a great wind to it. The overall texture of the filament feels very smooth, the particles or colour / pigment are clearly very small and have no texture at all, unlike some other brands which give a granular feel. Testing with the calipers I was getting bang on 2.85mm from multiple...

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Bag Clips – Functional 3D Printing #2

Bag Clips are one of the uses for 3D printing that my wife ‘gets’. We have quite a few of them around the house. you can never have too many and they can be easily 3D printed in just a few minutes (or hours if your want the quality). They cost nothing but can help keep all of that expensive food you’ve bought fresh. 3D Printing the Bag Clips One of the designs I frequently go back to is this one, I like it because it has a working live hinge that doesn’t require any supports. https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:330151 You need...

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BCN3D unveil the ultra-wide Sigmax 3D printer with a 420mm wide buildplate and IDEX extruders.

So today marks a special day in BCN3D’s calendar as with TCT starting tomorrow the company from Barcelona has unveiled not only a new version of the popular Sigma dual extruder 3D printer but also a bunch of upgrades to go along with the product. So, full disclosure. I feel that I am somewhat and authority to comment on the BCN3D products as I have owned an R16 an R17 and am also the admin of the Facebook mod group a moderator on the owners and lovers group. That doesn’t mean I’ll gush about it with a particularly positive...

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