[EMS Discuss] New nylon filament for existing 3-D printers.

Kassandra Kaplan EMAIL HIDDEN
Tue Nov 13 10:07:37 PST 2012

Nylon is a great material!

Just a word of warning, ptfe parts (lining of the hotend) will start decompose at near 260 and release toxic gases.  Ideal extrusion temp for nylon is 250-260.  Watch out for flu like symptoms!


On Nov 13, 2012, at 9:44 AM, EMAIL HIDDEN wrote:

> Check this out, 3-D'ers.  This Nylon filament can be used in existing 3-D printers (though it seems it is sensitive to
> the design and smoothness of the print head), is only marginally more expensive, and has some impressive physical
> properties such as better layer adhesion, flexibility, and some machinability (at least you can tap holes, but to me
> that implies it can be drilled as well).  Check out the video of a part being sledgehammered.
> There are some things that need to be taken into account when using it.  Read the FAQ.
> All-in-all, it looks pretty promising.
> http://taulman3d.com/index.html
> -Darrell
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