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PMMA 3D Printer Filament


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PMMA 3D Printer Filament


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  • *New Improved Formula* - Our PMMA is a very hard, scratch resistant acrylic. The new formula is less brittle and more durable than regular PMMA. This is an ideal material when you need a hard object, with little flex, with excellent finish quality and clarity.
  • PMMA has excellent finish quality and detail to rival that of our PLA. In addition, rigid.ink PMMA responds very well to post print finishing, such as sanding, drilling or engraving. This combined with its compatibility to acetone smoothing allows you to create perfectly finished parts.
  • That’s not all – PMMA lends itself perfectly to the process of lost wax casting due to its ability to burn away cleanly without residue. Need to model a part or some jewellery to be cast in metal? You can create a high quality finished part in our PMMA, to create a perfect cast.
  • Looking for a clear filament with excellent printed clarity? PMMA when printed hotter and slower, will create a surprisingly translucent model. Combine it with acetone smoothing to get even clearer results.
  • Pure resin quality and consistently tight diameters are important with any type of 3D filament, but even more so with specialist applications where the 3D print is one vital stage in the process to creating the final part. Use rigid.ink, a filament you can rely on for 100% printing reliability. Guaranteed.

Description

PMMA 1.75mm

Please note the following colour name changes (18.07.18):
Natural = Natural Clear

The names have changed but the colours have not, so you can continue to order the same vibrant colours you have previously.

Need a strong material that has the ability to withstand higher temperatures and produces objects that range from translucent to nearly transparent?

Then rigid.ink PMMA filament is for you.


PMMA, or polymethyl methacrylate, is a strong, lightweight and transparent thermoplastic. It is commonly known as acrylic and is marketed commercially as a shatterproof alternative to glass under the brand names Plexiglas, Lucite and Perspex. rigid.ink PMMA filament has excellent impact strength that is significantly higher than glass. In addition, it has half the density of glass with comparable transparency and UV absorption properties.

Using rigid.ink PMMA filament as your printing material gives you a couple important benefits. First, its high impact resistance makes it extremely durable and tough. Think glass, only lighter, stronger and much less fragile. This strength is why PMMA finds its way commercially into automobile headlights, aquariums, ice rink protective glass and more. So, if you need to make an object that will resist stress without breaking or deforming, rigid.ink PMMA filament is the material for you.

Second, when printed correctly, rigid.ink PMMA filament provides wonderful light diffusion. Done right, it gives beautiful results that range from translucent to nearly transparent.

rigid.ink PMMA filament is available in several colours, including natural, red, blue and green. It is acetone soluble, with a print temperature around 245C. It has a Rockwell hardness rating of R 105, which makes it comparable in hardness to PLA and significantly harder than ABS.

Most importantly, rigid.ink PMMA has a maximum tensile strength of 12,100 psi.
Compare that to 6500 psi for ABS and 8383 psi for PLA.

It also has a maximum compression strength of 17,000 psi.
By way of comparison, the maximum compressive strength of ABS is 6750 psi.

So, with rigid.ink PMMA you get a dense, hard material that gives significant advantages in overall strength. In addition, the natural translucency and transparency of PMMA filament makes it the ideal solution where a clear part or object is the desired result. In short, rigid.ink PMMA filament combines clarity and strength into one phenomenal package that you must experience for yourself.

 

 

Why buy rigid.ink?

 

  • Unbeatable high quality materials
  • Reliable prints and service
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Okay, let’s not fool ourselves, there are times when 3D printing can be something of a drag. Never ending clogs and lousy layer adhesion not only take the fun out of printing, they also make you waste time and money. When this happens to you, you have to remember that it doesn’t have to be this way. These issues happen more frequently when use cheap printing filament that is made from inferior raw materials.

Here at rigid.ink, our goal with rigid.ink PMMA, as with all of our materials, is to bring you the very quality 3d printing filament to be had. The result of our exacting quality standards?

You end up with excellent printing performance, superior reliability and the a finish quality that has to be seen to be believed. Don’t take us at our word. Take the time to see what our customers are saying about our product quality and customer service here and on the world wide web. You’ll see that, time and time again, people who have given our 3D printing filament a try have agreed that it’s the best they’ve ever seen.

rigid.ink gives you the best quality filament on the market, always free from the junk and filler that can destroy your prints and your printer. We also give you unmatched customer service. This isn’t sales page hype. These are words we stake our reputation on. We will not accept anything less than total customer satisfaction. Need proof that we stand behind these words? We offer an airtight 60 day money back guarantee.

If you are dissatisfied for ANY reason, you can return for a full refund of your purchase price.

It’s our belief that rigid.ink PMMA is the best printing filament available. As the price suggests, it’s a serious material for serious makers. We understand that quality isn’t always for everyone or every print.

However, if you are interested in trying the best filament currently available, without compromises or excuses, then rigid.ink PMMA is for you. Order a sample or 1 kg today and see for yourself what the best quality filament can mean to your final product.

 

Still unsure?

Get in touch:
Email - customerdelight@rigid.ink
Phone - 01937 589 052
Live Chat - www.rigid.ink (bottom right of the screen)

 

Click to learn more about PMMA in our resource centre - Why you should try PMMA filament and how to print it

 

Click here to compare rigid.ink filaments

 

We do not hold Food Safety Certificates. Some of the raw materials used to produce our filaments are food safe accordingly to European regulations, but our filament in it's final form is not officially approved. Neither is the 3D printing process and all the components of 3D printers.

Settings


Guide Settings
Printing Temperature: 245°C
Bed Temperature: 100°C
Print Speed: 30-40 mm/s (higher speeds may need slightly hotter printing temp, up to 255°C)
Cooling Fans: 10-20%
Ideal build chamber: Closed, keep draughts to a minimum

Good ventilation is essential and do not leave print unattended.

Please note PMMA can be brittle before printing so may not be suitable for all printers. If the filament is bent at a sharp angle at any stage during printing it may snap. Unfortunately we do not have a list of suitable printers at this time. Please contact your printer manufacturer for more information if needed.

Information
Density: 1.19g/cc
Glass Transition Temp: 105°C
Tensile Strength: 12,100 psi (83.43MPa)
Sample Weight: Approx 35g
Empty Spool + Filament Weight: Approx 250g + 1KG = Approx 1.25KG
1KG Spool size: 20cm dia, 7cm width, 5.6cm dia spool hole

Please note: settings vary printer to printer so experimenting is essential

Why You Should Try PMMA Filament – And How to Print it

How to Print Clear Filament, More Clearly

Help Center – PETG vs PMMA Summary

Compare All Filaments

For specific 3D printing help, please complete our 3D Printing Help Form.

We do not hold Food Safety Certificates. Some of the raw materials used to produce our filaments are food safe accordingly to European regulations, but our filament in it's final form is not officially approved. Neither is the 3D printing process and all the components of 3D printers.

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Reviews

Customer Reviews

Based on 14 reviews
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A
A.L.
First Rate

I rarely write reviews, but the quality of the service and filaments warrants an exception. I purchased a number of different filaments (that's why you might see this review in a few places) and followed the material settings as given. I was really impressed by the outcome of each one I tried. Printed fist time and superbly! At this stage I cannot recommend this company and filaments highly enough

A
A.M.
Printing PMMA

In short a warping disaster!

I’ve currently purchased £100 of acrylic and am in the process of building a heated enclosure to see if that helps. Will get back to you once complete and tested!

Hi Andrew,

Thanks for getting in touch and I'm sorry to hear that you're experiencing warping issues.
PMMA tends to warp when being too cold and I am sure that you will be able to fix this by getting an enclosure.

Our recommended settings are: Printing Temperature: 245°C Bed Temperature: 100°C Print Speed: 30-40 mm/s (higher speeds may need slightly hotter printing temp, up to 255°C) Cooling Fans: 10-20% Ideal build chamber: Closed, keep draughts to a minimum
I hope this helps, please let me know how you're getting on or if you need any help
All the best
Monica
M
M.B.
I love it

I got a sample of the clear material to test out and I love it, I will definitely be buying a spool as soon as it's available.

It prints very easily at 30mm/s and looks fantastic.

I was able to print a small dome with no supports using 70% fan on a Prusa i3 mk2 with no signs of drooping.
The details are great and there was no problems with warping.

d
d.h.
5 star

PMMA 1.75mm 3D Printer Filament

K
K.
Easy to print but brittle

With the proper temperature settings it is easy to print but the filemant is fragile :-(

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Please note we do not guarantee a tracked service for international delivery and various couriers may be used.

Please contact for a quote for the following countries: Afghanistan, Belarus, Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The, Lebanon, Liberia, Myanmar, Niger, Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Saint Martin, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Turkmenistan, Yemen, Zimbabwe, Aland Islands, Bouvet Island, British Indian Ocean Territory, Burundi, Central African Republic, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Eritrea, French Southern Territories, Heard Island And Mcdonald Islands, Holy See (Vatican City State), Iran, Islamic Republic Of, Iraq, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Mali, Norfolk Island, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Saint Pierre And Miquelon, Somalia, South Georgia And The South Sandwich Islands, Svalbard And Jan Mayen, Tokelau, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Wallis And Futuna, Western Sahara

 

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