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3D Printing Material Sample Kits


Get started making your ideas real with 3D Printing. These Material Sample Kits are the best way to feel a range of 3D Printed materials in your hands and learn the qualities of different finishes.


Color & Finish

  • White Detail

    Strength

    Med

    Detail

    High

    Flexibility

    Med

    Acrylic based polymer that can print fine details. Smooth and slightly shiny.

  • Metallic Plastic - Polished

    Strength

    Med

    Detail

    Med

    Flexibility

    Low

    Brittle Nylon Plastic that’s filled with Aluminum dust.

  • White Strong & Flexible - Polished

    Strength

    High

    Detail

    High

    Flexibility

    High

    Nylon-based plastic with easy design rules and a smooth matte finish. Shows slightly less detail than White Strong & Flexible due to polishing.

  • Black Strong & Flexible

    Strength

    High

    Detail

    High

    Flexibility

    High

    Dyed version of White Strong & Flexible. Unpolished with a slightly rough finish.

  • Blue Strong & Flexible

    Strength

    High

    Detail

    High

    Flexibility

    High

    Dyed version of White Strong & Flexible. Smooth with slightly less detail than White Strong & Flexible due to polishing.

  • Red Strong & Flexible

    Strength

    High

    Detail

    High

    Flexibility

    High

    Dyed version of White Strong & Flexible. Smooth with slightly less detail than White Strong & Flexible due to polishing.

  • Pink Strong & Flexible

    Strength

    High

    Detail

    High

    Flexibility

    High

    Dyed version of White Strong & Flexible. Smooth with slightly less detail than White Strong & Flexible due to polishing.

  • Purple Strong & Flexible

    Strength

    High

    Detail

    High

    Flexibility

    High

    Dyed version of White Strong & Flexible. Smooth with slightly less detail than White Strong & Flexible due to polishing.



$19.99
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Basic Kit

INCLUDES $25 STORE CREDIT
  • Frosted Ultra Detail

    Strength

    Low

    Detail

    High

    Flexibility

    Med

    UV-cured acrylic plastic that prints fine details and walls. Smooth and translucent.

  • Full Color Sandstone

    Strength

    Low

    Detail

    Med

    Flexibility

    Low

    Gypsum printable with color textures on the model's surface. Feels like matte clay.

  • Metallic Plastic

    Strength

    Med

    Detail

    Med

    Flexibility

    Low

    Brittle Nylon Plastic that’s filled with Aluminum dust.

  • Black Detail

    Strength

    Med

    Detail

    High

    Flexibility

    Med

    Acrylic based polymer that can print fine details. Smooth and slightly shiny.

  • White Strong & Flexible

    Strength

    High

    Detail

    High

    Flexibility

    High

    Nylon-based plastic with easy design rules and a slightly rough finish. Shows somewhat higher detail than its polished counterparts.

  • Stainless Steel

    Strength

    High

    Detail

    Low

    Flexibility

    Low

    Great for jewelry and durable pieces. The shiny surface is slightly pitted & rough.



$29.99
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Metals

  • Polished Bronze Steel

    Strength

    High

    Detail

    Low

    Flexibility

    Low

    Bronze plated Stainless Steel, great for jewelry and durable pieces. The shiny surface is slightly pitted & rough.

  • Polished Silver

    Strength

    High

    Detail

    High

    Flexibility

    Low

    Perfect for jewelry with a glossy, polished finish. (92.5% silver)

  • Polished Gold Steel

    Strength

    High

    Detail

    Low

    Flexibility

    Low

    Gold plated Stainless Steel, great for jewelry and durable pieces. The shiny surface is slightly pitted & rough.



$79.99
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Each kit includes info cards highlighting design specifications, guidelines, and costs for each material.
Your Sample Kit will ship within 3 days, so you can start shaping in no time!
Want to make your designs shine?

Are you designing gadgets, jewelry, or miniatures? The Color & Finish Sample Kit is a great way to test the polished prints and vibrant hues. This Kit includes Polished Nylon, Polished Metallic Plastic, White Detail along with Pink, Purple, Blue, Red, and Black Strong & Flexible.

How does the store credit work?

The Basic Sample Kit includes our most popular materials, including Full Color Sandstone, Frosted Ultra Detail, Black Detail, Metallic Plastic, White Strong & Flexible, and Stainless Steel. The Kit also comes with a $25 Gift Card, which will be emailed to you right after your order is confirmed.

3D printing with metal? Cool!

Are you designing jewelry, replacement parts, or tools that could use a little bling? The Metals Sample Kit lets you experience our most refined metals, including Polished Bronze, Sterling Silver, and Gold Plated Stainless Steel.


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