All rewards are fulfilled!
Today is a monumental day! After 6 months of diligent work, the last of our Kickstarter rewards are out the door, and our website (proto-pasta.com) is taking live orders!!! Almost... Read more
Oops...Our mistake is your first unofficial "Backer Perk"
We have been so excited to get your rewards out the door and beat our delivery date! Unfortunately, it seems an isolated group of folks had the wrong material shipped... Read more
Hi All! We are working to get out your CF-PLA rewards! It is going well and we have now produced over 350X 250g coils of 1.75mm CF-PLA! We expect to... Read more
Additions to the team, the “Winder Minder”, and a pellet guessing contest (?)
Our extruder has a voice! Yes, we made our robot talk to us (check out the video). Sadly, this may be a sign we need more friends. I guess we... Read more
Video of Manufacturing line, CF-PLA on order!, Lathon 3D printer, Tested on Buccaneer
Hi All, another quick update for you! Mostly we wanted to share some video of our manufacturing process, it has changed a bit since we started...
Also, here... Read more
250g PC-ABS rewards shipped, CF-PLA raw material in stock at supplier
Hi All! Just a quick update here. The highlights are:
1- We have successfully manufactured all of the 250g PC-ABS rewards!
2- All of the $16 250g PC-ABS only rewards... Read more
Just a quick update to let you know that production on the PC-ABS rewards has officially started! It is going really, really well. Our equipment is performing better than... Read more
First Rewards Shipped!
It really felt good to ship some rewards!! We sent out a few T-shirts for the folks who pledged for shirts only, they look good! It was... Read more
Hope you all had a happy holiday season! Here are Proto-Plant we are back to work after the holidays. Below are some pictures of our latest accomplishments:
More to come... Read more
We are getting there! There was a bit of a space shortage in the shop and we needed to move out an old CNC lathe to make room for the... Read more
Working on Manufacturing Setup
Hello all! We have been working hard here to get things going on making rewards. We have started by re-organizing the shop floor and placing orders. We have the PC-ABS... Read more
THANK YOU BACKERS!
Wow, you guys are AWESOME! Thanks to you, we have gone well beyond our funding goal, and are now able to fulfill our dream of bringing new 3D printing materials... Read more
A few more reviews...
Hi All! I just wanted to get out another update with some links to the latest reviews of our filament.
Deezmaker, maker of bukobot, did a nice review of the... Read more
Carbon PLA works with Makerbot Replicator 2X!
I just wanted to let you know that Matt has done a very nice test print on a Makerbot Replicator 2X with our Carbon Fiber PLA! "No Jams... Read more
We Made it!!
Thank you all!! We made it to our goal! Now we can focus on getting the work done :-) Over the next few weeks we will be ordering some commercial... Read more
Review on PC-ABS by Acuity Design
Acuity Design, makers of the Helix 3D printer, did a test print of our PC-ABS filament on their incredibly awesome printer. Check it out on there update #10. Thanks... Read more
I just wanted to let you know that Matt Stultz of 3D Printing Providence reviewed our materials here. Thank you Matt! It was also picked up by adafruit, very cool... Read more
More Reviews, Spools, 3mm CF PLA, and .25mm Nozzle
Hello Backers, We are getting very close! Thanks!
-James Zatopa of Zatopa.com reviewed our 3mm Carbon Fiber Reinforced PLA here. Thank you James! He has a great looking site with... Read more
Carbon Fiber-PLA Tested on Makerbot Replicator Dual
Joseph Chiu at Toybuilder Labs has test printed a first look at our Carbon Fiber PLA filament and blogged about it here. He has some great images of the layers... Read more
Mix 'N Match
Hello again Backers. What a weekend! Thanks for the overwhelming support!
This is an update in response to a number of questions regarding various combinations of rewards. Most of these... Read more
First Review by QU-BD!
I wanted to thank QU-BD, makers of the OneUp 3D printer currently being funded on Kickstarter, for taking the time to write a review on Proto-Pasta! You can... Read more
High Temp and Carbon Fiber PLA Demo
I wanted to post some more information on the Carbon Fiber PLA and High Temperature PLA (HT PLA). Here is a short video explaining in a little more detail... Read more
New Rewards! Spooled 1Kg options.
We have received awesome feedback from all of you and one of the things that stands out is the need for our filament to be available on spools.... Read more