Carbon fiber material for UP+

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Carbon fiber material for UP+

Post by ming » Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:45 pm

Hello UPs, been a while since i posted been playing with other toys

Is there a filament that is similar to what MarkForged uses ? that we can use on the UP (i do have temp controller)

Thanks in advance
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Re: Carbon fiber material for UP+

Post by arhi » Tue Jan 17, 2017 6:34 pm

you can use any 1.75mm filament filed with carbon or metal (brass and alu avaialable) with UP since you have temp controller ..

only your original nozzle will go to hell after half a spool as those are abrasive .. you need to get a steel nozzle or a coated nozzle. you can get one from microswiss .. I just got one, have not tried yet so can't say (I can say that filled ones made hole on my original up nozzle to more then 0.6mm :D ) ... rtrax-m200

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Re: Carbon fiber material for UP+

Post by ricks01 » Tue Jan 17, 2017 11:14 pm

Well, I bought this to try out and it prints decent, not quite as nice as ABS but pretty close... ... SwyKxXgXjl

If you want, I can send you a sample of it ( for a small fee) to try out for yourself before buying an entire spool of it it.

Let me know

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