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TPE filament
« on: January 06, 2014, 11:43:17 PM »
Hey guys, have you guys tried using any sort of TPE filament? I found a vendor on amazon that sells it, and i just got updated to the V2, I wanted to know if its capable of printing using this type of filament. If you've tried it, what vendor would you recomend and how successful were you?



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Re: TPE filament
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2014, 08:38:59 PM »
We're had some success printing with Ninjaflex TPE. The trick was to slow the print down significantly so that the back-pressure wouldn't get high enough to make the filament buckle.

Ninjaflex TPE seems to be well made, but we also tried the Filaflex filament from recreus.com, and it was horrible. Worst filament I've ever seen. We bought two different colors and received a sample of a third, and all three varied from 3mm to 2.3mm over the course of about 150mm of length, making it totally unusable. Do not buy.


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Re: TPE filament
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2014, 11:07:35 AM »
What I'm using now is the Taulman t-glase PETT (Clear 1.75mm). I'm very pleased with the strength of t-glase unlike some lines, there are no odours or fumes when 3D printing with t-glase.


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