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Filabot Recycles Old Plastic Items into 3D Printing Materials

By: Gil Haddi - Published: • References: filabot & coolthings
Filaments are the 3D printing materials or the "ink" that 3D printers use in order to create an almost unlimited number of items.

With 3D printing, the point is to cut out the middleman and manufacture objects and tools to your own custom specification right at home, keeping costs low. However, buying filaments can be expensive and detrimental to the environment. With the Filabot, anyone can use old water bottles and other plastic materials to create their own filament, becoming even more self-sufficient and efficient than ever before.

When you can make our own 3D items and your own 3D printing materials out of recycled materials, you never have to make unnecessary purchases ever again. Stats for At-Home Filament Makers Trending: Older & Warm
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