High Capacity spools [UK]

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  1. Sean

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    So, we've got the BigBox set up and printing now, very happily - and the build volume is just too big!
    We're chewing through filament much faster than with our previous Prusa i3, such that we're looking for suppliers of the high capacity spools (more than 1kg).

    Are there any suppliers of high capacity filaments that ship to the UK? Ideally we'd be looking for 2kg+ of PLA (Ideally similar quality and thermal profile of PolyMaker PolyMax), though a high quality ABS, PolyCarbonate or PET would also be considered

    Thanks in advance for any suggestions
     
  2. Alex9779

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    Only manufacturer I know is Colorfabb (http://colorfabb.com) with production spools of 2 - 2.2kg depending on material. But they don't have an ABS material...
    But I do not know a lot of filament manufactures...

    EDIT: corrected the link
     
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    Makerbot (cough) still makes huge spools. I note that on their printers at least they used to have an extra motor drive on the spool holder to spin those as they have so much mass, so as not to put all the strain on the extruder.

    https://store.makerbot.com/filament/pla-xl-xxl/
     
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