Filament volume and length

July 13, 2013 - Comments

We sell our filament by weight, not by volume or filament length. Our standard rolls are 1.0 kilogram net weight -- the spool and packaging adds ~ 0.3 kg of additional weight to the product.

For your convenience, here are the approximate volume and filament length information:

PLA

  • Density: 1.25 g/cm^3
  • Volume: 0.80 cm^3/g or 800 cm^3/kg
  • 1.75 mm filament length for 1 kg spool: ~ 330 meters / ~ 1080 feet
  • 3.00 mm filament length for 1 kg spool: ~ 110 meters / ~ 360 feet

ABS

  • Density: 1.04 g/cm^3
  • Volume: 0.96 cm^3/g or 960 cm^3/kg
  • 1.75 mm filament length for 1 kg spool: ~ 400 meters / ~ 1310 feet
  • 3.00 mm filament length for 1 kg spool: ~ 130 meters / ~ 430 feet
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