July 2018 UFO Contents


Welcome to the Inagural UFO Mystery 3D Printing Box. I would like to thank those who subscribed this month! Below you will find details of what was contained in the July 2018 UFO Mystery 3D Printing Box! If you have not signed up to start receiving your box next month, click here to get more details!


Congrats to Mitchell Lucas for receiving the July 2018 Mothership Box!

The Mothership bonus: 15% Off any size BuildTak Flexplate System, and one of their new PEI Print Surfaces for FREE!


I’d really like to thank this month’s sponsors and contributors and companies who didn’t try to shoot our UFO’s out of the sky for using their product in this month’s box.

3D Fuel Capricorn PFTE Tubes H and H 3D Plastics

Coupon Codes:

In addition to the items included in this month’s UFO, the following companies have offered discounts on their filaments and items. Coupon codes are included in the tri-fold brochure and coupon cards included in your UFO box.

Capricorn – 20% Off entire store – www.captubes.com
Capricorn sells Premium PFTE bowden tubes and heatbreak tubes for 1.75 and 2.85mm filaments. Their tubes are specially formulated for high lubricity and low friction. I do believe they have other products in the works so be sure to follow them on Twitter!

3DFuel – 15% off all orders until July 31st – www.3dfuel.com

BuildTak – 10% Off Your Order – www.buildtak.com


Filament Samples

H&H 3D Plastics
20 Meter Sample*

The H&H 3D Plastics sample received this month was either Black or White PLA. Full rolls come in 1kg sizes and are Made in the USA in 14 different colors.

Extrusion Temp: 190 – 210C
Bed Temp: 50 – 80C

Visit H&H 3D Plastics Website

3D Fuel
20 Meter Sample*

Whether you’re a morning person, afternoon chugger or evening chillaxer… Each UFO this month contained either a sample of Coffee, Beer or Hemp infused Made in the USA PLA.

3D Fuel offers a variety of PLA filaments ranging from standard PLA to APLA+ that is a high temp / high impact filament. They also have specialty filaments for supports, cleaning and even recycled filament and of course their line of “infused” filaments made from bio-byproducts.

Extrusion Temp: 190 – 210C
Bed Temp: 50 – 80C

Find your 15% off 3D Fuel Code in your trifold.
Visit 3DFuel Website


Hello 3D
20 Meter Sample*

We really thought that UV Light / Sunlight color changing filament was awesome! So we included samples of either White to Blue or White to Red filaments. We can’t wait to see what people make with these. Hello3D has quite the variety of specialty filaments and has about every filament type you could want.

Extrusion Temp: 190 – 210C
Bed Temp: 50 – 80C

Visit Hello3D Website

3DXTech
20 Meter Sample*

To round out our UFO, we included MAX-G Transparent Sapphire PETG from 3DXTech. We’ve used a good bit of their transparent PETG and love it. 3DXTech offers quite a few different types and brands of filaments.

Extrusion Temp: 230 – 260C
Bed Temp: 60 – 90C

Visit 3DXTech Website

Bonus Items

BuildTak
Decal Applicator

BuildTak has amazing printing surfaces, PEI surfaces, flex plate systems, spatulas for easy 3D Print removal, Filaments and more. The decal applicator included this month helps you get the perfect installation of your printing surface onto your bed. The printing surface helps to get that perfect first layer to stick, and keeps your prints in place during the duration of your print. Once your print is done, allow the bed to cool down to room temperature for an easier release. Don’t have a BuildTak printing surface yet? The UFO this month also contained a coupon code for 10% off!

Visit BuildTak Website

Magigoo
Sample Pack – The great guys over at Magigoo were nice enough to send over sample packs of their printing surface adhesive and release product for every new subscriber of the UFO boxes. We have found that the combination of Magigoo and BuildTak is a perfect mix of making sure your prints stick to your bed and release easily when the bed cools down. On top of that, using Magigoo helps to lengthen the life of your BuildTak surfaces, getting more prints out of both products before needing to be replaced. We should be stocking them soon, but in the mean time check out their website for distributors.

Visit Magigoo Website

Filabot
We couldn’t fit an entire Filabot into our boxes unfortunately, but they sent over some swag in the form of pens and stickers! If you don’t know anything about FilaBot, I suggest checking out their website as they are recycling items made out of plastic, such as plastic potties, CD cases, toothbrushes and vacuum nozzles. Their system looks pretty darn cool if you ask me and and having a new way to recycle plastic is always a good thing.

Visit Filabot Website

Activity/Project

Bi-pedal Robot Walker Parts:


– 1 x Gearmotor
– 1 x Battery Holder
– 10 x Screws
Link to 3D Printed Parts


The Mothership Bonus Item

One random subscriber this month received a 3D Printed Mothership Maker Coin, unique to the July 2018 BuildTak sponsored Mothership Box.

By snapping a picture of both sides of the maker coin and tagging @BuildTak and @alienslacker on Twitter, you are entitled to…

15% Off any size BuildTak Flexplate System, and one of their new PEI Print Surfaces for FREE!

Depending on the size of your bed, that’s up to an additional $60ish value! Congrats to… Mitchell Lucas! =)


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