Hooked on 3D Printing: What is the Strongest 3D Printer Filament?
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 Published On Jul 24, 2017

The results are in! How strong is ABS, PLA, Nylon, and Polycarbonate filament? Find out which 3D printing material is the strongest in this 3D printer filament strength test. Learn more about the Hooked on 3D Printing series by Airwolf 3D: https://airwolf3d.com/2017/07/24/strongest-3d-printer-filament/

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This video discusses strength PLA, Nylon 910, ABS and Polycarbonate. Each material is tested by 3d printing a common hook and then loading the hook until it fractures. The following materials are used:

PLA (polylactic acid) filament: https://airwolf3d.com/shop/platinum-series-abs-filament-2-88mm-2-2lbs-121/
For PLA we apply Wolfbite Nano to that bed to help with adhering it: https://airwolf3d.com/shop/wolfbitenano-prevents-pla-3d-printed-parts-from-warping/

ABS filament: https://airwolf3d.com/shop/platinum-series-abs-filament-2-88mm-2-2lbs-107/
We use Wolfbite on our glass bed to adhere the ABS and to minimize the chance of warping on the part: https://airwolf3d.com/shop/wolfbite-prevents-3d-printed-parts-from-warping/

Nylon 910 filament: https://airwolf3d.com/shop/alloy910/
Wolfbite Nitro is applied to the surface of a bed for adhesion: https://airwolf3d.com/shop/3d-printing-nylon-adhesive/

Polycarbonate filament: https://airwolf3d.com/shop/platinum-series-abs-filament-2-88mm-2-2lbs-122/
We use Wolfbite Mega to adhere the polycarbonate parts to the glass printing surface: https://airwolf3d.com/shop/3d-print-parts-polycarbonate-stick-adhesive/

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Other videos related to 3D printer filaments:
* 3D Printing Polycarbonate With Airwolf 3D: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDs7L5yj-jc
*3D Printing Car Parts in ABS for Hellcat at SEMA 2017: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdV8rPO652Y
* Airwolf 3D video tutorials "COLD CASTING": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYPKS2oiwng

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