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Anybody try PET or PETG?

So, has anybody out there tried printing with PET or PETG filament on their BoXZY? Some of the parts I print have softened and deformed when left in the car - moreso when they are under any kind of bending pressure.

Yes, I know one answer is "Don't Do That". No, I do not live in Arizona.

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I have been using PET-G and my material of choice for many reasons.

You don't need a heated bed for PET-G and found very minimal warping which could be mitigated other ways by having a slower speed for initial layers. I found the material to be ridged without being brittle. I print at about 240 with a max speed of 45 with a brim. My initial layer I have been printing at about 5-10 mm/s but that is with all of my prints (I am still tweaking this).

To answer your question though, yes it can handle it and PET-G does not require anything more than what PLA would require other than a higher temperature. One thing to note, PET-G does string more than PLA does and it is not the best for fine details. If you are printing at 0.2 you will be good but start having issues with 0.1. It is just the nature of the beast.

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I believe the guys at Hack Pittsburgh have been printing with it on their BoXZY and loving it. Unfortuntely, I don't think they have an account on here.

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So the existing hot end and firmware are equipped to handle it? Awesome!


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