Filament supplier reviews

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ABS from Qingdao TSD Plastic Co., Ltd

Date: 02. June 2011

Quantity ordered and payed for: 21Kg

@ Cost: 16.77usd/kg (shipping to Norway included)

Quantity received: 18.627kg


Ordered thickness: 3mm

Filament test measurements :

3.4mm

3.2mm

3.3mm

3.2mm

2.8mm

2.9mm

3.0mm

2.7mm

2.5mm


Ordered shape: round

received shape: oval:

sample: 2.7mm->3.5mm in one spot on filament.


Other: The filament had oil on it some places from the manufacturing process.


ROTORIT

ABS from Qingdao TSD Plastic Co., Ltd

Date: 23. July 2011

Quantity ordered and payed for: 21Kg

@ Cost: 16.15usd/kg (shipping to Germany included)

Quantity received: TODO

Ordered thickness: 3mm

Filament test measurements :

3.14mm

3.03mm

3.42mm

Ordered shape: round

Other: The filament is full of 0.5-1.0mm air bubbbles, surface is marred and not smooth.
Delivery was delayed, was tols a machine has broken down but this batch was from after the repairs.

Marcus Wolschon

PLA from Supply3dPla.com

Date: 11 May 2011

Bought: 400g blue, 400g red.

Free sample: Black, natural.

Price: €35 (including shipping to Norway). ~$60/kg.

Extrusion temp: 185deg C.

Filament diameter: ~2.75-2.85. Slightly oval.

Bottom line: Excellent! Easy to extrude, bonds well.

Full length review (with pictures!): http://repraprip.blogspot.com/2011/05/pla-review-supply3dplacom.html

--Nudel 14:43, 2 June 2011 (UTC)

PLA from Ultimachine.com

Date: 5.12.2011

Bought: 1 spool each of silver, transparent blue, and white.

Price: $297 (including shipping to Norway, not including tax ~$110). ~$58/kg.

Free sample: Black.

Extrusion temp: [email protected] C.

Filament diameter: [email protected]

Bottom line: Silver: Good, looks great. Comes on spool, easy to handle.

(Other colors not tested yet, more to come).

--Nudel 14:43, 2 June 2011 (UTC)



ABS from Tianjin Wallbosen Industrial Co., Ltd

Date: somtime late in 2010

The filament was oval in shape.

Other: Lots of bubbles and strains. abs granules were not dried before extrusion.

ROTORIT (for someone else...)