The Makers Lab uses a variety of 3D printing filament, with the most common being:
- PLA (cheap, reliable, corn based)
- ABS (petroleum based, can be smoothed via alcohol vapor bathing)
- PET-G (petroleum based, food safe)
- PVA (water-soluble, used commonly for support structure)
- TPU (flexible)
More detailed information on a variety of filaments can be found on 3D Printing Materials Guide.