When it looks better in metal

ICE filaments METAL is a special filament which contains about 80% metal shavings.
Thanks to these metal parts, your print will obtain a valuable bronze or copper look. This offers you the possibility to create the most beautiful objects with the real METAL characteristics, a real METAL touch and the corresponding thermal conductivity. A special lubricant increases the flow and prevents METAL from adhering to the nozzle. All the above combined with the correct hardness, results in a filament that's easy to print on almost every type of FDM 3d printer available on the market.
  • PLA-based, 3 times heavier
  • Approximately 80% METAL content
  • Easy to print, sand, polish
  • Possibility to print with retraction (works on nozzles ≥0.35 mm)

Available colors for Metal

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Properties of Metal

Size ø tolerance Roundness
1.75mm ± 0,05mm ≥ 95%
2.85mm ± 0,10mm ≥ 95%
Description Test Method Typical Value
Specific Gravity (Bronze) ISO 1183 3,39 g/cc
Specific Gravity (Copper) ISO 1183 3,41 g/cc
MFR 190°C/2,16kg - n.a.
Tensile strength at yield ISO 527 18,3 Mpa
Strain at break (Bronze) ISO 527 8,0%
Strain at break (Copper) ISO 527 4,5%
Tensile Modulus (Bronze) ISO 527 3990 Mpa
Tensile Modulus (Copper) ISO 527 4210 Mpa
Impact strength – Izod Method 23°C (Bronze) ISO 180/A 11,3 kJ/m²
Impact strength – Izod Method 23°C (Copper) ISO 180/A 9,3 kJ/m²
Description Test Method Typical Value
Printing temperature ICE Filaments 195 – 220°C
Melting temperature ISO 294 195°C ± 10°C
Vicat softening temperature ISO 306 65°C

Additional information and FAQ’s on Metal

Metal related use cases

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