PETG 1.75mm 3D Printer Filament


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PETG 1.75mm 3D Printer Filament


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  • Not tried PETG 3D filament before? It’s your next favourite filament. It’s extremely durable, a little flexible, and easy to print. While prints with other PET (think plastic bottles) or PETG filament can be easily plagued with stringing or blobbing, our formulation prints smooth with an excellent finish.
  • PET-G described in a nutshell? Prints as nice as our PLA, just stronger, more durable and with a shinier finish. Due to PETG’s nature, the layer adhesion is unparalleled, giving you near-unbreakable parts. Our customers especially love printing drones or other high-impact projects from this versatile material.
  • You’ve not seen colours like our PETG colours. While we now offer some PETG in opaque colours, our original line is a beautiful selection of rich, deep tones. Check out some of our customers’ prints in the reviews below.
  • Like all rigid.ink filaments, our contaminant-free PETG resin is extruded to industry-leading tight tolerances of just 0.03mm+/- of our stated 1.75mm diameter. This doesn’t just guarantee jam-free printing: it ensures consistent layers giving uniform strength and finish quality through the part. We guarantee 100% reliability. Every. Single. Time.
  • Once you read our collective thousands of reviews, Googled us and watched countless Youtube testimonials – you’re sure the rigid.ink quality is there. But what about our customer service? Don’t worry: our friendly, efficient and knowledgeable technical services are on hand to assist with any issues.

Description

PETG Filament 1.75mm

Are you getting bored with PLA or ABS as your go to print material?

Maybe you’re looking for something that is stronger than PLA, but is easier to use than ABS?

If so, then rigid.ink PETG 1.75mm filament is likely to become your new favourite filament.


rigid.ink PETG is a co-polymer that combines Polyethylene Terephthalate (the material that most plastic water bottles are made of) with Glycol. The result is an extremely tough and durable material that’s easy to use. In a way, rigid.ink PETG is the best of both worlds. It combines the strength and rigidity of ABS with the relative ease of use that comes with printing with PLA. Commercially, PETG has literally thousands of uses.

The strength of PETG makes it a natural for food packaging. In addition, its natural chemical non reactivity means that it is invaluable in medical applications. It is also used in signs, orthotic and prosthetic devices and a wide variety of machined uses.

PETG is certainly strong. In fact, you’d be hard pressed to break it in half. This means that if you need to print an object that that is highly break resistant, you’d be hard pressed to beat rigid.ink PETG filament.

At the same time, rigid.ink PETG is also very flexible, more so than both PLA and ABS. It’s also more malleable. This means that rigid.ink PETG works well as a prototyping material and in end use applications. Its strength also means that it can stand up to any number of post-printing processing techniques, including, sanding, grinding, cutting and machining.

When printing, rigid.ink PETG filament exhibits incredible layer adhesion. The strong bond between the layers of your printed objects means that rigid.ink PETG exhibits very little warping from shrinkage as it cools. This makes rigid.ink PETG ideal for printing larger objects.

rigid.ink PETG is very water resistant. This makes it an excellent choice for outdoor applications. It also offers great chemical resistance, standing up well to both alkaline and acidic environments. Finally, rigid.ink PETG is very impact resistant. This makes it a viable alternative to PMMA and Polycarbonate.

A quick look at the data stats demonstrates the versatility of rigid.ink PETG:

  • It has a specific gravity of 1.27g/cm3, that’s just higher than PLA and about 20% more dense than ABS.
  • It has a weighted strength rating of 55.5 kg/122.36 lbs.
  • Its Rockwell hardness rating of R106 makes it comparable to ABS.
  • However, its tensile strength yield of 53 MPa or 7700 psi, elongation at break of 50% and flexural yield strength of 77 MPa or 11,200 psi, leave ABS in the dust.

rigid.ink PETG comes in a variety of translucent and opaque colours and prints easily, cleanly and with no odour. Your objects will end up with a nice glossy finish. Depending on your extruder, rigid.ink PETG filament has a print temperature of 235C to 245C and works well with a heated bed temperature of about 70C to 80C. As to print surface, rigid.ink PETG is quite forgiving, blue painters tape works well or vinyl-based hairspray.

It’s important to remember that rigid.ink PETG doesn’t need to be forced onto the bed. A slightly larger gap on the Z axis will give the material enough room to lay down properly. Finally, rigid.ink PETG will bond to the previous layer of material ridiculously well. That means for the strongest possible object, leave the fan off. However, if you want to bring out the detail in your object, do use the fan. The rapid cooling will make your object’s details pop.

It’s important to remember that PETG, like a lot of thermoplastic filaments, is hygroscopic. This means that it will absorb moisture directly from the air. This means that you should store your rigid.ink PETG in a cool, dry place in order to maintain its strength and integrity. All rigid.ink orders come with our specially designed resealable rigid.ink foil bag and silica gel for the best storage.

 

 

Why buy rigid.ink?

 

  • Unbeatable high quality materials
  • Reliable prints and service
  • Less wasted time and money
  • Unmatched customer service - we won't let you lose out!
  • A genuine 60 day money back guarantee
  • An ever-increasing range of materials and colours
  • Advice, tips and a general interest in what you're up to :-)

Let’s be honest, shall we?
3D printing can be quite the pain in the arse. Repeated clogging, deformed and malformed prints and endless warping can make the calmest of us want to tear their hair out.
The thing is, all of this stress and angst is unnecessary.
The problems inherent in 3D printing tend to stem from the use of low quality, cheap printing filament. Lost the bargain basement filament and you also lose many of the problems that drive you crazy.
Here at rigid.ink, our aim with all our materials, including rigid.ink PETG filament, is to make sure that you can get your hands on the highest quality 3D printing filament available.
What’s the result of using filament that’s manufactured to our very exacting standards?
You start to see an upswing in your printer performance. This then translates into the ability to produce objects with a finished quality that was not previously possible. But don’t just take our word for it. Instead, take a look at what our customers are saying about our filaments, both here and on the web. When you do, you’ll see that people who’ve used our materials all agree that its the best 3D printing filament that they’ve ever seen.
Our mission at rigid.ink is to bring you top of the line filament that never contains the impurities and filler that causes your prints to fail and makes you wish that you never heard of 3D printing in the first place. These aren’t just words to us. Our entire business reputation is based on the quality of our filament. We never rest until you are completely satisfied with the material you have purchased. We are committed to working with you until that satisfaction is achieved.
Where’s the walk behind all the talk?
Our set in stone 60 day money back guarantee says that if you are not satisfied for ANY reason, you can return for a full refund your purchase price.
We believe that rigid.ink PETG is the highest quality 3d printing filament on the market. That fact is reflected in its price. Rigid.ink PETG is not for the sometime hobbyist. It is serious a serious material designed to print serious objects. As a result, we understand that our filament isn’t for everyone.
However, if you are interested in trying the best filament currently available, without compromises or excuses, then rigid.ink PETG is for you. Order a 10m sample or 1KG today and see for yourself what the best quality filament can mean to your final product.

 

Click to learn more about PETG in our resource centre: PETG Filament - Here's everything you need to know

 

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.

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Settings


Guide Settings
Printing Temperature: 220°C
Bed Temperature: 70-80°C
Bed Adhesion: Blue decorators tape, Glue-stick
Print Speed: 30-40 mm/s (higher speeds may need slightly hotter printing temp, up to 245°C)
Cooling Fans: Usually off, unless needed for finely-detailed parts
Z-Axis: Increase Z-axis gap, almost air printing. Increase by 0.2mm each time to prevent stringing/blobbing.

Good ventilation is essential and do not leave print unattended.

Information
Density: 1.27g/cc
Glass Transition Temp: 80°C
Tensile strength: 7,300 psi (50MPa)
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

Post-Print Processing
Polishing/Smoothing: Dichloromethane smoothing

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

PETG Filament – Overview, Step-by-step Settings & Problems Resolved

How to Print Clear Filament, More Clearly

’Specialist’ Filaments; Why you’d use them and best printing tips

Help Center – ABS vs PETG Summary

Help Center – PETG vs PMMA Summary

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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 81 reviews
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J
J.U.
Great filament with quick shipping

Have been through 2 kg of this stuff, great filament that leaves a cool finish :)

R
R.J.
Great print quality, but beware of moisture

Amazing print quality. Used a bit of talcum to make it easier to get out of my Prusa I3 MK2 bed.
At one point I forgot to put the spool back on the sealed bag and next print had some problems with layer adhesion (Danish winter is unforgiving). Dried the spool in the oven and everything is back to normal.

Hi Ronald,

Thanks for leaving this positive review.

I'm glad you were able to sort the issue out and hope you are receiving amazing prints now :)

All the best
Monica
T
T.M.
Few teething problems but got there eventually

I was struggling with layer adhesion but looked at your online resources and it turned out I had the fan on when it was recommended I didn't u less absolutely necessary.

Great filament!

j
j.f.
Good stuff

Good quality filament temperature guide seemed right on the money for me (wanhao i3)
very little stringing doesn't seem to warp, pretty strong and good detail

I print with a raft and support structures and all works well the only downside for me
it seems to prefer being printed slowly but the results are worth the wait

N
N.T.
Quality PETG

The colour is amazing! Very little bubbling and low stringing compared to other PETG's I've tested. The diameter is very consistent and mechanical properties are good. Prints nicely, but if you're just going for extremely detailed prints regardless of performance I'd recommend other materials.

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rigid.ink Rewards is our points based reward scheme. For every order you place you will receive points. You can also earn points for other actions. Click here to read more. Points can be redeemed as rewards (discount codes) for your future orders.

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How do I get reward points?

You get points for every order made. 

Every £1 spent will give you 5 points. 

You must have a rigid.ink customer account to redeem your points. 

You will also get 250 welcome reward points when you create an account.

You can also earn points for other actions but these must be completed through the rigid.ink Reward pop up 'Earn' tab, to see the full list click here.

What do the reward points mean?

Points mean rewards, issued as discount codes to be used for future orders.
They can be applied at the payment page during the checkout (only one discount code per order).

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Creating or logging into your account will allow you to see your point balance and history.
You can see them on your account profile or at the rewards tab at the bottom of the page after logging in.

How do I redeem my reward points?

Click on the rewards tab (bottom left of the screen) or your points in your account profile, the rigid.ink rewards pop up will appear. 

From there you can select the ‘Rewards’ tab to redeem your unlocked rewards and get your discount code. 

Once redeemed you will also receive an email confirming your reward redemption. 

Reward are unlocked when you reach the number of points needed to redeem the reward

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