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Maker Filament® PLA & ABS
 Made Right Here in the USA


 PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

10/12/2014

Maker Geeks
810 N Dickerson Ct. 
Springfield, MO 65803
joshua@makergeeks.com

Maker Filament® PLA & ABS

ABS & PLA 3D Printer Filament Extruded, Sourced and Made in the USA

Maker Geeks is very pleased to present our newest 3D printing offering of “Maker Filament®” our own in house PLA and ABS filament. We are makers just like you and we 3D print A LOT here at the shop, well north of 100,000 printing hours every year... so we know things that work and things that don't work and we can adjust our manufacturing in real time to make sure that our Maker Filament® is of the upmost quality, design, color and usability. 

We extrude all our Maker Filament®  PLA and ABS in house right here in beautiful Springfield, MO in our new 8,000sq/ft production facility on a high-speed large volume plastics extruder that we had custom built by one of the largest plastics extrusion companies in the world. 

We take the time to dry our raw virgin PLA or ABS pellets to 0% humidity before the extrusion process begins as well as keeping the pellets in a closed and sealed system throughout the extrusion process. This allows our Maker Filament® to be completely moisture free and thus give superior 3D printing results. 

During the extrusion process we use a real time laser diameter gauge that communicates back to the extruder screw to adjust in real time the diameter of the filament. So while other manufactures might check the overall roundness or diameter of the filament the machine will not adjust and fix the problem so it’s up to that particular manufacture to adjust the machine. Ours is 100% computer controlled in real time so what you end up with is a very high tolerance finished product; this is a USA 3D printer filament industry first and is exclusive to our machine here at Maker Geeks.

The next big concern after quality is affordability, by using the best equipment we are able to produce up to 100 metric tons each year which allows us to get the best prices from our vendors for colorant, raws, spools and supplies. Also, being located in the middle of the USA allows for superior freight rates and fast shipping -  we can have your order to your door in 3-4 business days plus you won’t have to pay ocean freight shipping rates, import taxes or overland duty fees. 

We also take a minimalist approach to packaging, we vacuum seal each spool as it comes off the filament line along with a desiccant however we don’t waste money on expensive full color boxes which are just a frivolous and environmental waste in our opinion; since you throw away the box once you open the filament. All these things allow us to keep the focus where it should be: producing the best and highest quality 3D printing filament on the market today!

At Maker Geeks we know there is a BIG difference between just re-selling something and actually manufacturing and using that part day in and day out, and it's a difference I know you'll come to see and appreciate after just one print with Maker Filament® PLA or ABS!! Give us a try and I believe you'll see great results - you have my word on that!

Maker Filament® PLA and ABS  Tech Specs

Size: 1.75mm / 2.85mm
Tolerances: 0.05 +/- (guaranteed)
Glass Temp: 55c
PLA Extruder Temp: 195c- 210c
ABS Extruder Temp: 220c- 230c
Custom Colors: YES

Maker Filament® Colors: 
Soulful Blue Robotic Grey
Racy Red Natural (raw)
Midnight Black Driven White
Nuclear Green Crisp Orange
…More Coming Soon!

All the honor, glory & praise be to the ONE true Maker... our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!
"Through Him (God) all things were made; without Him nothing was made that has been made." - John 1:3

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