Maker Box, founded 2016, has often featured Proto-pasta Filaments (see past boxes here) and features Dark Gray Carbon Fiber HTPLA this month! Not familiar with Maker
Proto-pasta Labeling and Safe Use
You may have noticed our new Prop 65 labels on our product. Sorry if they are alarming. Fear not! Continue reading for perspective on the actual
Proto-pasta filament extrusion *live* at ERRF 2019 – a must-attend event!
What the ERRF? You heard it here folks! Proto-pasta joins ERRF 2019 (Get Tickets Here) as a Platinum sponsor and plans to make filament on site at
Proto-pasta collaborates with Trash Hackers – turning waste into keepsakes
Reducing waste has been important to Proto-pasta from the start. When kickstarting the brand in 2014, we started by proposing 250g spool-less coils to minimize packaging.
Closer to Custom: Proto-pasta’s Endless Pastabilities Subscription
Proto-pasta introduced Stardust glitter filament in 2016 thus venturing into a new world of dynamic, sparkly filaments. Getting started in sparkly brought several challenges including understanding how
Gray or black? More options for beautiful, rigid Carbon Fiber 3D prints!
Are there any materials more iconic than Carbon Fiber? Protoplant first introduced Carbon Fiber PLA 3D printer filament to market more than 5 years ago, kickstarting the
Nozzle replacement for Carbon Fiber or other abrasive filaments
When suggesting Carbon Fiber as a 3D printing material, nozzle wear is often the first concern. While it’s important to be aware of nozzle wear, don’t let it
Tuning for Carbon Fiber HTPLA on your Prusa MK3 or other 3D printer
Why does a carbon fiber 3D print look so good? That color, texture, and sheen is hard to beat, but getting good results when 3D
Heat treating Carbon Fiber HTPLA for accurate, heat resistant parts
Carbon Fiber HTPLA can make very accurate parts particularly when heat treating, demonstrating less distortion of form and dimension change after heat treating compared to other HTPLAs.
Avoid jams to print reliably with HTPLA on the Prusa MK3 & e3d hotends
The Prusa MK3 and Proto-pasta HTPLA are an innovative combination, but getting a good result when 3D printing isn’t always straight-forward. In this article, we’ll share some practices