WTFFF 026: Good Filament Makes Good Prints with Jack Warren of Toner Plastics

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Successful 3D Printing results are owed in a large part to good input - good design, solid code and good materials. High quality filament can alleviate the most common problems of failed prints. We talk with Jack Warren of Toner Plastics in East Longmeadow, MA about what really makes good PLA 3D Print filament. Be sure to check the Show Notes for more links and details of what is discussed.
IN THIS EPISODE:
    How tight controls in manufacturing filament is a necessity to good quality 3D PrintsOvality is a critical factor in keeping prints from failingLearn the basic process of producing filament and critical quality factors during the process for removing moistureHow those nasty voids in poorly produced filament
    Toner Plastics produces 18 standard line colors and produces another 30+ for 3D Printer manufacturers directly.Explore the custom color processWhy Toner Plastics has standardized on raw PLA pigments that is FDA or Toy Safe ComplaintWhy plastics experience matter when making a consumer & especially a prosumer friendly quality filamentPlus Tom & Tracy's 3D Print Tips and hard lessons learned from a lot of filament fails!
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