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How much does 3D filament cost?

Overwhelmed by the array of 3D printer filaments? With all the options out there, it can be hard to tell just how much 3D filament is. MakeShaper has compared the price range of common 3D printing materials below. The price is based on a 1 kilogram spool, one of the most common spool sizes, to help give you an idea of how much it costs to 3D print.

Want to learn more about each material? Check out our Filament Guide!

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$20-30

ABS is an affordable 3D printing filament, with good rigidity and ease of printing.

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$20-30

PLA is a popular 3D printing material that is easy to work with and resists shrinkage.

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$24-34

PETG has high strength and low shrinkage, making for good, strong prints.

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$25-35

HIPS

HIPS is ideal for supporting material in dual-extruder printers, as it can be dissolved.

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$32-42

ASA is similar to ABS, and is well-suited for outdoor applications.

ASA

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$43-53

Polycarbonate is known for it's strength, and can be used in engineering applications.

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$80-90

PVA is dissolvable, so is perfect for use as a support material for dual-extruder printers.

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$65-75

Nylon is extremely tough material ideal for engineering applications.

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$53-63

TPU is a flexible filament and will create a print that can bend and flex.

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