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  • was the most common printing material just a few years ago
  • difficult to print, produces toxic fumes
  • extremely prone to warping and layer separation during printing in case of air flows in the room
  • should not be used without permission from Team Makerspace
  • first guess print settings:
    • nozzle at 240 °C
    • print bed at 80 °C
    • print speed at 50 mm/s
    • fan speed 100%

PETG

  • essentially the material of your standard PET bottle
  • more information: Simplify 3D
  • higher mechanical and thermal resilience than PLA
  • should not be printed on a glass bed!
  • should not be used without permission from Team Makerspace
  • first guess print settings:
    • nozzle at 240 °C
    • print bed at 80 °C
    • print speed 30 mm/s
    • fan speed 0%

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  • a flexible TPU-based material
  • more information: Ninjatek Printing Guidelines
  • found in smartphone shells
  • should not be used without permission from Team Makerspace
  • tested to quite a limited degree at MakerSpace
  • needs very slow speeds when used with our kind of extruder
  • should not be used without permission from Team Makerspace
  • print settings:
    • nozzle at 240 °C
    • print bed at 60 °C
    • print speed max 20 mm/s