the difference between hot ends diameter and materials

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Shirandm
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the difference between hot ends diameter and materials

Post by Shirandm » Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:13 am

Hi there all makergears
Can someone please explain me the adventitious and disadvantages between the hot ends materials (stainless still and copper) And the guiding principle off using etched nozzles diameter...
Thanks in advance

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Jules
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Re: the difference between hot ends diameter and materials

Post by Jules » Fri Jan 20, 2017 6:05 pm

Stainless Steel is harder than the Brass nozzles that we used to use, so it holds up a little better to wear from abrasive filaments. (The metals.) Copper would conduct heat better I think. :D

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