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What is the Lightest and Strongest 3D printing material?

  1. Jan 1, 2017 #1
    Looking for Something durable yet Very Light 3D printing material.

    I googled and Found A product.

    http://www.mes3dfilaments.co.uk/product/form-futura-carbonfil

    Carbon Fiber PLA..

    Any other suggestions? For application for small wind turbine propellers
     
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  3. Jan 1, 2017 #2
    The vendors may be able to answer this question.
     
  4. Jan 1, 2017 #3

    berkeman

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    Beyond the material choice, what are you doing in your mechanical design of the blades to make them light and strong? That's one of the advantages of 3-D printing -- you can do lots of honeycombing and internal structures/voids to lighten and strengthen...
     
  5. Jan 1, 2017 #4
    of course! just concerned about material right now.
     
  6. Jan 1, 2017 #5

    berkeman

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    This is completely strange and eerie, but whatever. I don't think I did a Google search on the words in your post looking to help you, but I must have because when I logged on just now, Google popped up this website advertisement:

    http://www.shapeways.com/product/ZR...oll&utm_medium=display&utm_campaign=fbdynamic

    There is a material selection pulldown box on the right side of the page. Dunno if that helps. Google cookies are everywhere.... (luckily this time they are benign and maybe helpful)...
     
  7. Jan 1, 2017 #6
    Ahhh so you saying the advertisements are pointing you in the right direction. Sounds like a conspiracy I will have a Look. Thank you!
     
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