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by quaver
Sun Sep 04, 2016 1:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Taulman Alloy 910 Profile?
Replies: 5
Views: 4991

Re: Taulman Alloy 910 Profile?

I am working on my setup for Alloy 910 as well. I am off to a pretty good start but sill have adjustments to make. Will share when its solid.
by quaver
Sat Aug 13, 2016 2:54 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Print Settings for PETG: eSUN Solid Black Filament
Replies: 182
Views: 531581

Re: Print Settings for PETG: eSUN Solid Black Filament

Installed the PEI sheet on my boro glass bed; spectacular results! Printed the ubiquitous "tree frog" Colorfabb XT (PETG) without a brim and I could not remove from the print bed until it cooled to room temperature. I plan to print Taulman Alloy 910 (nylon derivative) in the next week or so and Colo...
by quaver
Mon Aug 08, 2016 5:15 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Print Settings for PETG: eSUN Solid Black Filament
Replies: 182
Views: 531581

Re: Print Settings for PETG: eSUN Solid Black Filament

Thanks for the feedback Jules/jimc. PEI and adhesive ordered. Will touch up the plate with spray until it arrives.
by quaver
Mon Aug 08, 2016 3:53 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Print Settings for PETG: eSUN Solid Black Filament
Replies: 182
Views: 531581

Re: Print Settings for PETG: eSUN Solid Black Filament

Printed a second part in an area of the bed that was not used in my first print without cleaning and recoating with hairspray. Poor adhesion in the second location. Is this to be expected? I would hoping I could coat the glass and the print multiple times until all "fresh" zones were used, then clea...
by quaver
Mon Aug 08, 2016 2:47 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Print Settings for PETG: eSUN Solid Black Filament
Replies: 182
Views: 531581

Re: Print Settings for PETG: eSUN Solid Black Filament

A helping note about alcohol wiping: The stuff (wax, oils) you are trying to remove is invisible, so you can't tell if it's clean. To deal with this, get 4 unused paper towels, and put alcohol on one and wipe the bed, then repeat with the remaining towels. They will all look "clean", but the last o...
by quaver
Sun Aug 07, 2016 11:12 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Print Settings for PETG: eSUN Solid Black Filament
Replies: 182
Views: 531581

Re: Print Settings for PETG: eSUN Solid Black Filament

Thanks for the feedback guys; headed to the Rite Aide ;) Corlorfabb website suggests the glue stick and several other sites that address PETG suggest PVA slurry and a bed material. I can now say that it does not stick to the PETG material. The glue stays on the glass, the filament does not stick to ...
by quaver
Sun Aug 07, 2016 8:35 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Print Settings for PETG: eSUN Solid Black Filament
Replies: 182
Views: 531581

Re: Print Settings for PETG: eSUN Solid Black Filament

Printing with Colorfabb XT (purple). Very good printing characteristics but have a difficult time getting it to adhere to the bed when I print parts like the M2 extruder servo mount. The part separates from the bed at about 15-20 mm of build height. I have tried the following bed configuration, all ...
by quaver
Sat Aug 06, 2016 2:45 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Colorfabb XT Purple
Replies: 1
Views: 1234

Re: Colorfabb XT Purple

Added my bed fan back to system, 100% after layer 3... great results 8-). I had removed the fan because I was printing ABS exclusively. I think I am going to like PETG.
by quaver
Fri Aug 05, 2016 3:59 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Colorfabb XT Purple
Replies: 1
Views: 1234

Colorfabb XT Purple

I decided to take the plunge and abandon ABS for materials with lower shrinkage, improved strength and low odor. PETG seemed like a good choice based on feedback on the boards and other research. In researching the PETG options, I was impressed with Eastman's reputation and their Amphora materials l...
by quaver
Tue Jul 26, 2016 1:11 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: How You Too Can Achieve Printing Nirvana
Replies: 65
Views: 28867

Re: How You Too Can Achieve Printing Nirvana

Having read through this thread I have a few questions. As I understand it, the MIC6 aluminum plate replaces the borosilicate glass plate, correct? The MIC6 plate should then be covered with PET material (tape, sheet, other). Once so configured you print directly on the PET surface or you can use an...