Plastics such as polylactic acid (PLA) and materials such as acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) continue to be the most commonly utilized 3-D printing materials. This material is used for hobbyists, nylon and lay wood and are quickly becoming more commonplace.
With the growing trend of 3-D printing at home as a hobby, prices are dropping. This while the capabilities of the machines are rising.
There is a growing number of materials that 3-D printers can work with. Many materials one may never have imagined possible. Here are some cool 3-D printing materials hobbyists can consider now and in the future. Read more Beyond Plastic – The Coolest Up and Coming 3-D Printing Materials