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Would this Mavin be the first printed out of Nylon?
I'm really happy it did came out so nice, I had very bad results with nylon until I tried drying my spool in the oven for 6 hours at 90°C. This is a must do to print without micro bubble
What speed? Temperature? Fan %? Bed type?
I'm finishing my one.
Hi, this was a long time ago ^^
By memory, it was printed in around 30 to 40 minutes, mainly due to layer time limit (I now know i can go faster with nylon, just like abs)
The temperature was 260°C,
Bed type was glass with wood/white glue diluted in water (1/10 glue to water) applied on the heated bed at around 60°C.
Can't remember if there was any fans activated ^^
congrats on yours, i'll check the makes to catch it ;)
thanks for the infos... what surprise me is the ring in the top of head.... seem impossible to make it at such speed without fan activated. If i activate the fan while nylon print, the layers don't fuse correctly. The print is clean... super but the object can be exfoliated with the fingers... :(
Just to know, how does your nylon look? Is it a really smooth, slippery surface, and almost transparant? Or is it rough and opaque white, reflecting light in every directions?
If it's the second, then you must be hearing micro-bubbles (remaining in the extruded plastic) poping when you extrude it, it's the moisture inside the filament turning to steam and ruining your printing. The solution is simple, you must dry your filament in a oven between 60 and 90°C, for 1 to 4 hours.
Then store it with moisture absorber in a sealed compartment, and you'll see a huge difference while printing ;)
But maybe you had done all that already, then my advice is to try to increase the temperature a little, if your hotend allows it.
What is your filament? Mine is from Orbi Tech in germany. Never tried Taulman yet.
yes, i made a try with 6 hours to 70 degree and now print better :)
Great! Glad I could help :)