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## How many meters is a 3D printer filament?

Let’s start with an approximate measurement of 1.75mm PLA length for a 1kg roll of filament. A standard roll of 1.75mm PLA filament will contain approximately **330 meters** or 1080 feet of filament. A standard roll of 3.0mm filament will contain approximately 110 meters or 360 feet of filament.

## How is filament measured?

- Cut off a couple feet (~60cm) of filament. Make sure to restrain the end of the filament at all times so it doesn’t get tangled.
- Make a mark on the filament every inch (2 cm) or so.
- Measure at each mark using your digital calipers.
- Average your measurements.
- Enter the result in your slicing software.

## How many meters is 1KG of PLA?

For example, the density of PLA filament is 1.24 grams per CM^3. This means we know how many meters in a kilogram of PLA 1.75mm to be **335.3 meters**.

## How much filament is needed for a helmet?

Before you start printing, make sure that you have enough filament to complete the build! You’ll need **1.2 pounds** of PLA to finish this giant helmet, so it’s a good idea to weigh how much filament is on your spool.

## How long is 1KG PLA?

According to Rigid Ink, based on PLA having a density of 1.25g/ml a 1KG spool of PLA would measure up at around **335 meters for 1.75mm filament and 125 meters for 2.85mm filament**. In feet, 335 meters is 1,099 feet.

## How much filament is in a 2kg spool?

Spool Size | 2.25 Kilograms | |
---|---|---|

Amount of Filament approx. | Material | 2.85mm |

ABS | 1125ft | |

PLA | 938.25ft | |

PETG | NA |

## How do you know if you have enough filament?

In many cases, it’s obvious. **A small 3D print and a near-full spool will clearly work**. It’s only when you combine a larger print with a “getting near empty” spool that you begin to have filament anxiety.

## How much does an eSUN spool weight?

eSUN 3mm Black PLA PRO (PLA+) 3D Printer Filament 1KG Spool (**2.2lbs**), Actual Diameter 2.85mm +/- 0.05mm, Black.

## How much does a Hatchbox spool weight?

Q: How much does an empty spool weigh? A: Our Spools weigh **about 225grams**.