Category Archives: Materials and Filaments

This section is for Airwolf 3D articles relating to the materials and filaments commonly used with Airwolf 3D printers.

Tips for Successful Extended Polycarbonate 3D Prints

Extended Polycarbonate 3D Prints for Production

Printing Polycarbonate for Production 1. Video This video shows the EVO making 48 individual polycarbonate pieces over a period of 40 straight hours.  For a desktop 3D printer this is a formidable accomplishment. In fact, the EVO is the only desktop 3D printer capable of printing large batch polycarbonate parts  a. These parts, referred to […]

‘New and Improved’ HydroFill Water Soluble Material is Better than PVA Filament

Water Soluble Support Material

Sometimes, even when it ain’t broke, the Airwolf 3D Wolfpack still fixes it. That’s why, despite this dissolvable filament’s success and effectiveness, Airwolf 3D’s patent-pending HydroFill Water-Soluble Support has undergone a few tweaks and has now been reformulated to work better than ever and offers support to more materials than PVA filament.  Airwolf 3D strives to […]

Material Testing Part 1: Tensile Strength ISO 527

3D Printing Material Strength Testing

3D Printer Materials Airwolf 3D is often regarded as the leader in 3D printing materials, with machines that can print in over 40 different materials. Since 2012, Airwolf 3D has been accumulating extensive tribal knowledge in using 3D printers to create high strength and high temperature-resistant components. This knowledge, such as optimal print settings, finishing […]

The History Behind Nylon 3D Printer Filaments

History Behind Nylon 3D Printer Filaments

Celebrating Wallace Carothers, Inventor of Nylon Here at Airwolf 3D, we love to celebrate the great American inventors who blazed the way for the technology upon which we, and our customers, rely on every day. This month, we pay tribute to Wallace Carothers. Carothers was an American organic chemist who served as a group leader […]

How to Get FREE Filament for 3D Printing!

Free Filament Samples

For a limited time, get a FREE filament sampler pack when you sign up for Airwolf 3D Premium Pass! What is the Free Filament Sampler Pack? NEW from Airwolf 3D and available exclusively for Premium Pass members, our Filament Sampler Pack features some of Airwolf 3D’s best-selling and most in-demand filament offerings to date. A […]

NEW MG94 ABS Filament Exclusively From Airwolf 3D

MG94 ABS Filament

Airwolf 3D is excited to release our new MG94 ABS filament! You’ve already heard the buzz about MG94. After extensive development and testing — and requests from you, our customers — we’ve perfected MG94 ABS filament for 3D printing and are now manufacturing it here in our facility in Fountain Valley, CA. What is MG94 […]

The Leader in 3D Printing Polycarbonate

3D Printer that prints polycarbonate

As new, lower cost desktop 3D printers have made their way into the market over the last few years, more and more of them claim to print polycarbonate successfully. While the technology certainly has improved, the fact still remains: The Airwolf 3D AXIOM series is the only desktop 3D printer on the market under $50,000 […]

Extraterrestrial Transmissions and 3D Printers in LA Make Beautiful Music

Signal Tide Is A Sound and Extraterrestrial Radio Installation That is Out of This World! Berlin-based artists Kata Kovács and Tom O’Doherty  are interested in processes, sounds, and movements that come close to imperceptibility, and the ways in which this material can be transformed through layering, rhythm, pattern, and repetition.  In this project, they decided […]

NEW ASA 3D Printer Filament

ASA Filament for 3D Printing

Airwolf 3D is excited to release its newest product: ASA filament for 3D printing. ASA 3D printer filament is often compared to ABS because its chemical properties are very similar. Both materials are incredibly strong, long-lasting, and can be finished with an ultra glossy shine using an acetone vapor treatment. What is ASA 3D printer […]

Graduation Day for Closed Loop Plastics, Developers of New Recycled 3D Printer Filament System

Closed Loop Plastics 3D Printer Filament Recycling System

If you’re familiar with 3D printing, you know that it’s easy to generate plastic waste — especially if you’re a prolific 3Der. When you combine failed prints, re-designs, used support material, and even printed objects you simply no longer need or want, it’s not uncommon to start building up a collection of plastic waste that […]

NEW Carbon Fiber Reinforced ABS from Airwolf 3D!

Carbon Fiber Reinforced ABS 3D Printer Filament

The newest member of the Airwolf 3D CARBONITE series has arrived in the form of carbon fiber reinforced ABS! An engineering grade filament that is excellent for a wide variety of professional applications, ABS CARBONITE prints much like regular ABS, but offers some additional benefits. Like our carbon fiber reinforced Nylon and carbon fiber PETG, […]

PETG CARBONITE: The NEW Carbon Fiber Reinforced PETG from Airwolf 3D!

Carbon Fiber Reinforced PETG

Meet the newest material to join our lineup of engineering-grade 3D printing filaments: PETG CARBONITE. Like the other carbon composites in our CARBONITE series, PETG CARBONITE boasts superior strength, a low tendency to shrink or warp, high printability and a beautifully even-textured surface finish. There are a lot of fans of 3D printing with PETG […]

Introducing Airwolf 3D Premium Pass

AW3D Premium Pass

Get first class filament at exclusive VIP prices with the new Airwolf 3D Premium Pass. Premium Pass is the premiere membership program for purchasing the highest quality 3D printing filaments at exclusive members-only prices — regardless of what brand of 3D printer you have. Plus, you get FREE shipping on EVERYTHING in our shop, from […]

Hooked on 3D Printing: The Hook Design Process

3D Printing Filament Strength

Hooked on 3D Printing is a new series from Airwolf 3D where we will test the strength of popular 3D printing filaments. To get this project done, we enlisted the help of one of our newest Wolfpack members, Kevin Coulson. Our intern for the summer, Kevin is a second year student at the University of […]

Airwolf 3D products empower users to successfully 3D print in polypropylene

3D Print in Polypropylene

Can you 3D print in polypropylene?  Yes, you can now with Airwolf 3D’s polypropylene filament and Ultra, a brand new Wolfbite solution formulated specially for use with polypropylene applications. Did you know that only three different plastics make up over 66 percent of the TOTAL high performance plastics used in cars? Chief among these plastics, […]

Meet the CARBONITE Series

Carbon Fiber Filament

Airwolf 3D is excited to bring you the CARBONITE Series, our new line of carbon fiber filaments designed for high-performance applications. What is the CARBONITE Series? Designed for industrial use, these engineering-grade filaments offer everything you love about your favorite materials, but with added strength, thanks to the addition of carbon fiber. The first of […]

Bigger is better! Airwolf 3D printing materials get a size upgrade!

Large spools of filament for 3D printing.

Get your favorite 3D printing materials in bigger sizes You asked for more and we listened! Get your favorite 3D printing materials in larger sizes…and for even better prices. Larger spools mean larger prints and more efficient printing because you do not have to change the filament as often. Go ahead and print for days. […]

3D Printed F1 RC Car

RC Car

If you were anything like me growing up, you were fascinated with anything that drove or flew that could be controlled rometely. From my first RC10 kit, to the sophisticated RC Car that was introduced in the early 2000’s, I was, and still am, an addict. Building these kits was a blast, but what if […]

3D Printing with ABS: Tips and Tricks

3D Printing with ABS

The countdown to Christmas continues with our 25 Days of Materials, up next is ABS. Tis the season to be jolly, join the Wolfpack in a fun 25 Days of Materials 3D printing countdown to Christmas and learn about 25 different materials and their unique properties! The objects to be 3D printed are part of the Advent Calendar/Christmas […]

3D Printing with T-Glase: Tips and Tricks

3D Printing with T-Glase

The countdown to Christmas continues with our 25 Days of Materials, up next is T-Glase. Tis the season to be jolly, join the Wolfpack in a fun 25 Days of Materials 3D printing countdown to Christmas and learn about 25 different materials and their unique properties! The objects to be 3D printed are part of the Advent Calendar/Christmas […]

3D Printing with WOLFBEND TPU: Tips and Tricks

3D Printing with TPU

The countdown to Christmas continues with our 25 Days of Materials, up next is WOLFBEND TPU. Tis the season to be jolly, join the Wolfpack in a fun 25 Days of Materials 3D printing countdown to Christmas and learn about 25 different materials and their unique properties! The objects to be 3D printed are part of the Advent […]

3D Printing with Polycarbonate: Tips and Tricks

3D Printing with Polycarbonate

The countdown to Christmas continues with our 25 Days of Materials, up next is Polycarbonate. Tis the season to be jolly, join the Wolfpack in a fun 25 Days of Materials 3D printing countdown to Christmas and learn about 25 different materials and their unique properties! The objects to be 3D printed are part of the Advent Calendar/Christmas […]

3D Printing with Soft PLA: Tips and Tricks

3D Printing with Soft PLA

The countdown to Christmas continues with our 25 Days of Materials, up next is Soft PLA. Tis the season to be jolly, join the Wolfpack in a fun 25 Days of Materials 3D printing countdown to Christmas and learn about 25 different materials and their unique properties! The objects to be 3D printed are part of the Advent […]

3D Printing with ABS: Tips and Tricks

3D Printing with ABS

The countdown to Christmas continues with our 25 Days of Materials, up next is ABS. 3D Printing with ABS has never been easier!  Tis the season to be jolly, join the Wolfpack in a fun 25 Days of Materials3D printing countdown to Christmas and learn about 25 different materials and their unique properties! The objects to […]

3D Printing with Copperfill: Tips and Tricks

The countdown to Christmas continues with our 25 Days of Materials, up next is Copperfill. Tis the season to be jolly, join the Wolfpack in a fun 25 Days of Materials 3D printing countdown to Christmas and learn about 25 different materials and their unique properties! The objects to be 3D printed are part of the Advent Calendar/Christmas […]

3D Printing with Aromatic Pine PLA: Tips and Tricks

3D Printing with Aromatic Pine PLA

The countdown to Christmas continues with our 25 Days of Materials, up next is Aromatic Pine PLA. Tis the season to be jolly, join the Wolfpack in a fun 25 Days of Materials3D printing countdown to Christmas and learn about 25 different materials and their unique properties! The objects to be 3D printed are part of […]

3D Printing with NinjaFlex TPE: Tips and Tricks

The countdown to Christmas continues with our 25 Days of Materials, up next is NinjaFlex TPE. Tis the season to be jolly, join the Wolfpack in a fun 25 Days of Materials 3D printing countdown to Christmas and learn about 25 different materials and their unique properties! The objects to be 3D printed are part of […]

3D Printing with ALLOY 910: Tips and Tricks

ALLOY 910

The countdown to Christmas continues with our 25 Days of Materials, and ALLOY 910 is here. Tis the season to be jolly, join the Wolfpack in a fun 25 Days of Materials 3D printing countdown to Christmas and learn about 25 different materials and their unique properties! The objects to be 3D printed are part of the Advent […]

3D Printing with LayWOO-D3: Tips and Tricks

LayWOO-D3

The countdown to Christmas continues with our 25 Days of Materials, up next is LayWOO-D3. Tis the season to be jolly, join the Wolfpack in a fun 25 Days of Materials 3D printing countdown to Christmas and learn about 25 different materials and their unique properties! The objects to be 3D printed are part of the […]

3D Printing with Bridge Nylon: Tips and Tricks

3D Printing with Bridge Nylon

The countdown to Christmas continues with our 25 Days of Materials, up next is Bridge Nylon. Tis the season to be jolly, join the Wolfpack in a fun 25 Days of Materials 3D printing countdown to Christmas and learn about 25 different materials and their unique properties! The objects to be 3D printed are part of […]