HD Glass (PETG) Filament FormFutura
HDglass™ - Stained serie is an amorphous, slightly translucent colored and high strength modified PETG compounded 3D printer filament range. HD stands for “Heavy Duty”, as HDglass™ has excellent properties when it comes to strength, toughness and temperature resistance for same like materials.
Printing with HDglass™ filament is very easy and comfortable as it has a great thermal stability, and superb first- and interlayer adhesion and does not produce any odors during 3D printing. HDglass™ is a perfectly save material as it does not contain any hazardous substances, is Bisphenol A free, RoHS certified, REACH compliant, and is even FDA food and drink contact approved.
Because of its unique transparency and glossiness, the HDglass™ compound allows itself to be coloured in the most beautiful transparent and bright opaque colours.
HDglass™ color terminology
HDglass™ filaments are available in a wide variety of transparent, translucent, and opaque colors. The terminology used to indicate the HDglass™ color palette is as follows:
|Color terminology||Level of transparency/opaqueness|
|See Through||Translucent colored|
|Stained||Slightly translucent colored|
HDglass™ is available in a variety of vivid colours and prints best at a printing temperature range within 195°C and 225°C. Printing with HDglass™ is remarkable easy, as it is a very easy to process material and an excellent first layer adhesion can be obtained by printing at various undergrounds without needing a heated print bed. A good first layer adhesion can be obtained by printing among others on EuroCel Blue Masking Tape, a Formfutura EasyPad™ sheet, Kapton tape, or EuroCel PET Tape without having to use a heated print bed.
Dependent of the size of the printed object, HDglass™ can be printed at a high printing speed.
With its below displayed unique set of characteristics HDglass™ - Stained filament is a true asset to our Formfutura product portfolio.
- Slightly translucent colored
- Very though
- High strength
- FDA food and drink contact approved
- Odorless processing/printing
HDglass™ has an excellent roundness and very tight diameter tolerances, which makes this filament a perfect match with all common desktop 3D printers. Printing with HDglass™ 3D printer filament will go very smoothly with basically all FFF/FDM technology based desktop 3D printers, such as:
- Type A Machines
- BCN3D Sigma
- RepRap (Mendel, Huxley, Prusa)
- MakerBot (Replicator, Replicator 2, Replicator 2X)
- UP! Plus, Up! Mini
- AND MANY MORE....!
Our HDglass™ 3D printer filament is wrapped on a transparent ABS plastic spool which contains approximately 0.75Kg of filament. Our spool-wrapped HDglass™ filaments are packed in a silica sealed bag and come in a full colour printed cardboard box, which in turn is also sealed in plastic. Please see below for more details with respect to the weight and packaging of our spool-wrapped HDglass™ 3D printer filaments:
|Filament Net Weight:||± 0.75 Kg|
|Spool Size (D x h):||200 mm x 55 mm|
|Spool Hub Diameter:||52 mm|
|Carton Box Size (L x W x H):||200 mm x 200 mm x 60 mm|
|Packaged weight||1.25 Kg|
Recommendations for printing with HDglass™ filament
- It is important that your print bed is leveled properly and adjusted quite tight to the nozzle; This will make sure that you will get a good your first layer to your print surface.
- It is important that your print surface is clean.