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FormFutura Releases EasyCork Filament for 3D Printing

Netherlands-based 3D printing material developer FormFutura has added yet another exotic material to their portfolio, releasing EasyCork.

EasyCork is a lightweight, cork-filled filament based on the company’s EasyFil PLA compound, with binding agents and modifiers added. The infill of cork fibres accounts for approximatley 30%, with 1 kilogram of EasyCork containing 300 g of fibres.

The new filament allows for 3D printing objects with cork-like aesthetics and properties such as impact resistance and light weight. Available in natural dark and light cork, it gives the printed object a realistic appearance with very subtle natural linings or shades. These can even be reinforced by adjusting the extrusion temperature variations during the printing process.

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According to FormFutura, the material has an excellent flowing behaviour, thus enabling users to print at high speeds and warp-free.

EasyCork is available through FormFutura’s website in both 1.75 mm and 2.85 mm diameters. The 500 g spools come with a price tag of € 32.95, but you can also get a sample of the light and dark filament for € 3.99.