[KwartzLab] improving our 3D print quality
ben at generik.ca
Tue Nov 29 11:54:20 EST 2011
I had wondered if they sent us the wrong plastic.. ABS-printed objects
tend to look more milky compared to the output we've been getting.
Sturdy enviro-wrecking petroleum product - 1
Wimpy biodegradable corn goop - 0
Thanks for the update!
On 11/29/2011 10:41 AM, doug moen wrote:
> Yes, I did have them mixed up. We have PLA, not ABS. Geordie
> straightened me out by showing me printed samples of both.
> On 29 November 2011 10:25, Kevin Martin <kpmartin at thinkage.ca> wrote:
>> Do you have PLA and ABS mixed up in part of this?
>> "The usual recommended temperature for PLA is 190 C, but we have been
>> printing at higher temperatures than this, which makes drooling worse.
>> So we should try lower termperatures."
>> As far as I know we have never extruded PLA.
>> -Kevin Martin
>> the Papertrail Handmade Paper & Book Arts
>> New Dundee, Ontario
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