Are you looking for alternative filament that is stronger than ABS plastic, but prints with the success of PLA filament? PET+ filament is the solution for you. Forget about warping and stinky vapors, and adhere with ease, without the need for a heated bed. PET+ is 100% recyclable, tough and even has a bit of flex. It's an engineering grade plastic that even repels water - that's right, it's hydrophobic, which means it won't absorb water like nylon and other filaments. The possiblities are endless with PET+. Pick some up today, we can't wait to see what you create.
This pleasant, sky blue colored PET+ filament comes in 1 lbs spools.
Watch this video featuring pressure, bend and fire tests comparing ABS, PLA and PET+. Guess which one wins.
General Settings for PET+ Filament
Extrusion temperature: 220-255 °C
Suggested initial printing speed: 30mm/s for perimeters/outlines, 60mm/s for infill
Suggested top/bottom (roof/floor) thickness: 1.5mm, or at least 6 solid layers.
If layers are not adhering to each other well, try extruding at a higher temperature
Clear PET+ has a higher melting point than the Opaques. Try printing at a higher temperature
Bed surface: Blue painters tape works well, with a heated bed you can also use glass with gluestick applied
Heated bed temperature: 80 °C
For a more glossy/transparent look with the clear filament, try increasing your layer height to 0.2mm or higher, printing faster, and only use a single perimeter.
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