Updated: 10/11/2021 by Computer Hope
bulb filament

Filament may refer to any of the following:

1. Filament refers to a wire used for conducting electricity, forming part of a vacuum tube or light bulb. The picture shows the filament of an incandescent light bulb.

2. When referring to a 3D printer, filament is the material used to form the printed object. The 3D printing filament is usually made from ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) or PLA (polylactic acid).

3d printer filament

Electronics terms, Hardware terms