Tinkerine Launches Its Own Line of Biodegradable 3D Printing Filament
May 28, 2014 (Source: CNW) — Tinkerine Studios Ltd. (TSX-V: TTD), a Canadian 3D printer company that manufactures and distributes 3D printers and software, today announced the launch of their 1.75mm Polylactic Acid (PLA) Candy and Spring filament series. The wide range of colours in the new series of filament and cutting-edge packaging represent Tinkerine’s ongoing commitment to sleek design and consumer appeal. The Candy and Spring Filament series are available for shipping now in our online store for US$44.99 per spool.
“Tinkerine filament is manufactured with strict quality, consistency, and purity (no fillers), at a value price point,” said Eugene Suyu, President and CEO, Tinkerine. “We chose PLA because it is a safe, biodegradable type of plant-based plastic. Utilizing ‘green’ plastic emphasizes Tinkerine’s commitment to providing best practices for consumer safety surrounding the use of 3D printers and materials,” added Suyu.
Tinkerine’s filament utilizes an open spool standard (non-cartridge system) that is perfectly suited for Tinkerine’s line of 3D printers, as well as most other commercially available 3D printers.
Catherine Anderson, Program Manager at Science World in Vancouver, quoted: “We love the new range of colours! Students have said that the new colours will help bring their designs to life – and are also giving them ideas for new designs.”
Filaments can now be purchased on the Tinkerine website at http://www.tinkerine.com/store/filament/pla-filament.
Tinkerine develops, manufactures, distributes and sells 3D printers, software and materials for the consumer and education markets the fastest growing segments of 3D printing. Current products include the recently released DittoPro, the award-winning Ditto+ and Litto 3D printers, all acclaimed for their high performance and affordability. Tinkerine’s 3D printers work seamlessly with its integrated 3D software to make printing intuitive and accessible to anyone.
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