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

Bob Miller EMAIL HIDDEN
Tue Nov 13 10:39:22 PST 2012


I recently saw polycarbonate printing filament for sale somewhere, too.

Sent from my phone.  No type good.
On Nov 13, 2012 10:07 AM, "Kassandra Kaplan" <EMAIL HIDDEN>
wrote:

> 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!
>
> どうぞおげんきで
> Kassie
>
> 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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