FDM based 3D printing is currently limited more by the lack of material options available than by the printers themselves. Materials are what make up virtually 100% of the objects that we desire to print, so why hasn’t there been more of an emphasis on developing new materials that can push this technology to new heights?
Well, for one company, FormFutura, this is their sole purpose. They specialize in creating unique, one-of-a-kind, innovative new 3D printing materials for FDM printers.
The company is launching several new 3D printing filaments, all of which will expand the horizons for those looking to 3D print new, creative designs.
The new POROLAY line of filaments by inventor Kai Parthy, include Lay-Felt, Lay-Fomm, Gel-Layy and Lay-Tekkks. “This new revolutionary line consists of foamy, felty filaments with a porous structure,” explained the team at FormFutura. “With this filament you can build porous flexible objects.” … (Read more)