Fibretuff® Biomedical Polymer Filament

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Fibretuff® Biomedical Polymer Filament

3D print anatomical bone models that offer realistic alternatives to expensive and difficult to obtain natural bone.  FibreTuff® has excellent bone-like qualities, making it ideal for printing medical, dental, and veterinary bone models.  Use for pre-surgical assessment, simulation, and training.

Fibretuff® is an outstanding alternative to cadaver bone and allows you to create your own 3D printed anatomical bone models including femurs, calcaneus, talus, metatarsal, skull cap, mandible, sacrum, and many more.  

Fibretuff® Attributes:

  • Non-toxic, NAMSA Class 1, USP Class VI for Class II devices
  • Create patient-specific bone models 
  • Excellent screw retention
  • Realistic drilling, cutting, and sawing
  • Create variable bone density simulations
  • Radio opaque - visible to X-Ray and MRI imaging

We extrude this filament in-house using a patent-pending formulation from Fibretuff® Medical Biopolymers LLC.  This filament is user friendly and doesn't require extensive drying like many other highly engineered resins. Fibretuff® can be 3D Printed at a very high resolution with extreme accuracy for natural "bone-like" appearance and texture. This unique composition has a flexible behavior with memory. 

Please note - this product is not intended for implantation.

Filament diameter specs:  

  • 1.75mm +/- 0.05mm
  • 2.85mm +/- 0.05mm

Recommended Print Settings:

  • Extruder Temp:  225-235°C
  • Bed Temp:  80-100°C
  • Bed Prep:  Hairspray on clean glass, PEI Sheet, Buildtak, GekoTek
  • Layer Height:  0.1mm to 0.2mm is ideal for optimal high resolution bone-like surface appearance
  • Print Chamber:  If equipped, print chamber temps of 70-80°C is helpful
  • Print Speeds:  45-50mm/s to start
  • Infill Density:  90-93% 
  • Cooling Fan:  50-100% the first few layers, then turn off
  • Drying Instructions:  Please see the following instructions for when you want to dry out this filament, HERE.