From waste nets to clean filament

The push for quality has yielded good results.

I’m still working with hand-built equipment so dimensional consistency isn’t really the goal here. What I’m testing the the ability for the material to be refined into a saleable product. Automation and the consistency that comes with it, comes later.

Two pics to share;

The nozzle of my extruder with the clear, molten nylon transitioning to a cloudy light green-blue as it chills and a close-up of the kind of colour that the final filament takes on.

Its all right ! Even quite attractive. Now I need to print something using it to see how it looks when embodied.

Author: Fishy Filaments

Recycling marine plastics into 3D printer filament

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