hempbuzz United States (US) 291 Questions 5 Answers 0 Best Answers 40 Points View Profile 0 hempbuzz Asked: June 28, 20202020-06-28T12:28:52-04:00 2020-06-28T12:28:52-04:00In: Hemp Industry Can you use hemp for 3d printing? 0 Can you use hemp for 3d printing? 3dprinting Share Facebook 12 Answers Voted Oldest Recent HempGuru United States (US) 0 Questions 126 Answers 0 Best Answers 278 Points View Profile HempGuru 2020-08-14T14:14:21-04:00Added an answer on August 14, 2020 at 2:14 pm Several companies have introduced hemp filaments for 3D printing as a more eco-friendly alternative to the regular plastic filaments. They are manufactured by breaking down the hemp fibers into minute particles and mixing them with PLA. One of the reasons for the popularity of 3D printing is its ability to reduce wastage and make a positive environmental impact. So, the use of hemp filaments can add on to these eco-benefits. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp acevedobenitez 0 Questions 182 Answers 0 Best Answers 368 Points View Profile acevedobenitez 2020-07-29T09:53:26-04:00Added an answer on July 29, 2020 at 9:53 am Yes! 3D printers use plastic filaments to create things. We are killing our planet with plastic waste, and the process of making plastics is very toxic. With hemp fibers, you are getting all of the versatility and strength of plastic without a huge impact on the environment. Because hemp takes very little time and resources to grow and manufacture, hemp is a great alternative to plastics. You also don’t have to worry about using a hemp alternative with your 3D printer. The hemp filaments act the same as regular plastic filaments. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp MarcLouis 0 Questions 187 Answers 0 Best Answers 374 Points View Profile MarcLouis 2020-07-25T10:50:03-04:00Added an answer on July 25, 2020 at 10:50 am Yes, you can use hemp for 3d printing. The use of hemp in 3d printing is becoming extremely popular as it is environmentally-friendly. Hemp is known to be more durable and versatile than other materials used in 3d printing, such as plastic. The hemp used in 3d printing is not dyed, so it will use its natural color. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Hempmaster3000 0 Questions 214 Answers 0 Best Answers 462 Points View Profile Hempmaster3000 2020-07-18T14:00:29-04:00Added an answer on July 18, 2020 at 2:00 pm Not only can you- it’s already being done! It’s called hemp-based 3D printing filament. And with the abundance of hemp surely about to be coming our way, companies around the world will be lining up to use hemp for their 3D printing. Recycled materials are already being used, too, so why not use an eco-friendly plant base if/when you can. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Cleverclogs 0 Questions 204 Answers 0 Best Answers 415 Points View Profile Cleverclogs 2020-07-10T21:26:16-04:00Added an answer on July 10, 2020 at 9:26 pm There are lots of recycled materials being used for 3D printing, and Hemp plants are an eco-friendly, sustainable alternative to plastic. Aside from this, there is no dye being used in the process, so it produced wonderfully natural colors. It’s officially known as hemp-based 3d printing filament, and companies across the globe are adopting it increasingly due to its ability to reduce waste, save energy, and speed up the production process. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp wordsmith 0 Questions 256 Answers 0 Best Answers 531 Points View Profile wordsmith 2020-07-13T15:35:27-04:00Added an answer on July 13, 2020 at 3:35 pm Hemp can be used for 3D printing with the right information and proper equipment. Well, not exactly the hemp plant will be used, but plastic hemp filament (can be easily purchased online) is needed. Using it has a lot of benefits since it is eco-friendly. It is free of toxins, biodegradable, and recyclable. It also has a much higher resistance to impacts than the regularly used plastics. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Abe Melbourne, Australia 2 Questions 238 Answers 0 Best Answers 559 Points View Profile Abigail 2020-07-10T10:28:22-04:00Added an answer on July 10, 2020 at 10:28 am There are threadlike fibers called filaments, naturally found in the bodies of living things including myosins, and actions, and are fibrous proteins found in muscles or even are responsible for motion in cells, also found in plants. In the modern world, these filaments -named after living bodies’ filaments- are thermoplastic threads or strands, which are plastics also known as polymers. They are fused when 3d printers work to form 3d printed objects. Now, hemp 3d printer filament is another form of these things that are made up of hemp instead in plastics. These are easy to work in 3d hemp-filament-improved printers, and can be utilized in various ways, plus, possessing biodegradable attributes makes them eco-friendly 3d printers’ filaments. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Moogdummy 0 Questions 246 Answers 0 Best Answers 521 Points View Profile Moogdummy 2020-07-13T15:34:53-04:00Added an answer on July 13, 2020 at 3:34 pm Yes! You can even improve the durability of your 3d prints by annealing it after the fact. Just google ‘hemp filament for 3d printer’. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp CrayM 0 Questions 311 Answers 0 Best Answers 655 Points View Profile CrayM 2020-07-10T05:57:40-04:00Added an answer on July 10, 2020 at 5:57 am Yep! Just like any other 3D printing filament. The plant is shredded, compressed into appropriate length and shape, then wrapped a spool for distribution. While it may be more expensive than regular filament, it is gaining popularity since hemp prices have decreased in the past few years. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp amanda.tolar Waynesburg, United States (US) 0 Questions 313 Answers 0 Best Answers 662 Points View Profile amanda.tolar 2020-07-09T09:40:22-04:00Added an answer on July 9, 2020 at 9:40 am You can! Which is something that really makes the viability of hemp as a building block for daily items much more viable! You will have to acquire the filament and proper nozzle, but it largely acts the same in production as “regular” plastics–just read the packaging on the filament to ensure proper settings. (: 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Melody 0 Questions 189 Answers 0 Best Answers 388 Points View Profile Melody 2020-07-08T15:20:02-04:00Added an answer on July 8, 2020 at 3:20 pm YES! You need a hemp plastic filament (buy it online) and the right nozzle size. Using hemp for 3d printing is like regular 3d printing using regular plastics. But start your printer at a temperature 10 degrees less than you do with regular plastics. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp wavess 0 Questions 234 Answers 0 Best Answers 496 Points View Profile wavess 2020-07-07T16:21:46-04:00Added an answer on July 7, 2020 at 4:21 pm Yes, you can use hemp 3D printer filament to use hemp for 3D printing. Hemp 3D printer filament is easy to print on, working in almost the same manner as for regular 3D printing materials. Its ease of use as well as biodegradable properties, using hemp when 3D printing, may actually be a better material than regular 3D printing supplies, especially if you use 3D printing on a daily basis. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login to add an answer. Username or email* Password* Captcha* Remember Me! Forgot Password?