Archive | November 2013

Last Machine Out The Door

We have done it. The last of the Filastruder Kickstarter machines has been picked up. I would like to start out by saying thank you to all of the amazing backers. Without your support, we would not be as successful as we are today. You were supportive even though we were a month or two late with your machines. For that we say thank you. We would also like to say thank you to Tim Elmore and the Filastruder Team. This has been a rewarding experience and everyone at OSP appreciates this amazing opportunity.

To say thank you and celebrate our success, we are offering 15% off everything in the store. Using the code 15off when you are checking out and you will receive 15% off the entire order. This code can only be used once and applies to everything in the store. This offer ends 12/3.

Countdown board

Masterbatch Ratios for the Filastruder

Great work by David Smith using our plastic and colorant.

Bits Into Atoms

I’ve been mixing up different colors and running them through the Filastruder. I’ve kept the Filastruder going 100% of the time. I’m trying to do them in an order so that the colors are similar and that one batch can quickly transition to the next. Here is what I’ve done so far.

Lemon/Lime (1:64 master batch ratio) – The color came out very close to a nice lemon lime color. The color varied back and forth between green and yellow as it would hit one of the master batch granules.

  • 2 cups ABS Natural from OSPrinting
  • 1.25 tsp yellow master batch
  • 0.25 tsp blue master batch

Yellow (1:32 master batch ratio) – I wanted a color that could be used to print a Pikachu for my daughter. For a true Pikachu yellow, I probably should have added a tiny bit of red to it. The yellow came out nice although…

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