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3Dom USA introduces 100% bio-based filament spool and 3D printer filament made from sustainably produced NatureWorks Ingeo™ PLA.

The Eco-Spool™ by 3Dom USA is a first-of-its-kind spool designed specifically for environmental sustainability. As more businesses, schools, and individuals are 3D printing an increasing amount of empty filament spools will be filling up the planet. The Eco-Spool™ is made from 100% bio-based materials, ensuring that they will break down in landfills over a significantly shorter period of time.

Local, abundant and renewable plant resources produce simple sugars through photosynthesis. These plant sugars are then harvested and converted into lactic acid. A safe material naturally present in our bodies and in many of our foods, this lactic acid building block is transformed into Ingeo™, a performance thermoplastic tailored for filament production and printing.

Says co-founder John Schneider, “With 3Dom USA, we wanted to create something that allows 3D printing to move forward by creating a more sustainable product, but to make sure to remain uncompromising in our filament quality. With the Eco-Spool™ and Ingeo™ PLA, I believe that’s exactly what we’ve done.

3Dom USA is the only independent NatureWorks-Preferred North American filament manufacturer and 3Dom’s first filament product is made from NatureWorks Ingeo™ PLA resin.

For more information, please contact John Schneider at 1-320-287-0840 or info@3domusa.com

Notes on the product

3Dom USA Ingeo™ PLA filament is made to extremely tight tolerances. The two filament diameters, 1.75mm and 2.85mm, are manufactured using an in-line laser scanner to measure and control diameter and ovality tolerances of +/- 0.05mm (2.9% and 1.8% respectively)

Unlike any other filament manufacturers, filament diameter and ovality specs for each individual spool will be included in every 3Dom USA spool box. Customers no longer need to wonder if the filament they are purchasing is within tolerances, as they can verify right on the box.

About 3Dom USA

3Dom USA was founded in 2014 to be able to serve the 3D printing industry with high-quality, sustainable 3D printing materials. 3Dom USA was developed from the ground up for 3D printing, bringing a decade of 3D printing experience and over 40 years of plastics expertise together to achieve that goal. We look forward to creating a better 3D printing experience and to help 3D printers everywhere to Build Better™.

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