• Selling Filament by the Length Matters

    Posted in Helpful, M3D Answers, Filament on Feb 07, 2018

    When M3D set out to produce our own filament 5 years ago, we thought about what was going into our material, how it was being made, and how we would sell it. Many people reading this post already know that we sell our 3D Ink according to length, which has always gone against the industry norm of selling filament by its weight. Why does M3D do that? Why the difference? Because it’s more honest.

  • What Makes M3D Filament So Great?

    Posted in News & Announcements, Cool, M3D Answers, Filament on Feb 01, 2018

    It is a known fact that M3D sells a large variety of filaments, among which are not only our special proprietary formulas like Tough 3D Ink and ABS-R, but also golden standards like PLA. So why buy filaments from M3D, one may ask, when there are so many other generic (and sometimes cheaper) brands? Well, the answer is simple!

  • Using 3D Printing to Make Strong Plastic Parts

    Posted in Helpful, M3D Answers on Jan 23, 2017

    Someone reached out to our M3D Pro community expressing interest in using a 3D printer for making spare parts for his veteran US car that are difficult to get. Replacements for the auto parts are likely to become one of the next frontiers for consumer 3D printing, especially for those looking to save (or even make) some money, as well as create parts that are otherwise not available on the market. We appreciate this application and just couldn’t pass on the opportunity to share some tips on how to use filament (3D Ink) based 3D printing as a tool for making extremely strong plastic parts for hardware, anchoring, fixing, enclosures, etc.

  • M3D's Recommended 3D Design Software

    Posted in Helpful, M3D Answers on Dec 20, 2016

    Among the most popular questions that M3D's support team is receiving on a daily basis are those inquiring about 3D design and M3D's software capabilities. This article summarizes the functions of our M3D software and offers additional resources for users looking for extra features.