Aurarum PETG 3D Printer Filament – Red 2.85mm 1Kg
Aurarum PETG is a moderately easy material to print with provided you have a heated and well levelled bed ? A good starting point for a successful print is to have your hot end around 235degrees and your hot bed around 70 degrees.
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Aurarum PETG 3D Printer Filament – Red 2.85mm 1KgAbout PETG
PETG (Glycol modified Polyethelene Terephthalate) is a very strong and sturdy filament.? It is perfect for building water bottles, automotive trim pieces and car parts.? It is also used for producing mechanical parts due to its fatigue resistant properties.
It comes in many colours, blends and requires a heated bed to print with and is often a little more difficult to print with than PLA.
Best settings for successful printing:
|Printing / Extrusion temperature||220 to 250 degrees|
|Bed Temperature||60 ?to 90 degrees|
PETG is a biodegradable material.? It is renewable and is requires some ventilation when printing as the off gasses are noticeable.
PETG must be printed on a medium to high temperature heated bed to avoid warping.
|Transparency (colour dependent)||2/10 to 8/10|
|Reel Size||200h x 65w|
|Weight / metres||1kg / 340 metres (approx)|
|Filament width||1.75mm +/- 2mm|
|Spool||Plastic, Vacuum packed|
Like any 3D printing a well ventilated space is preferred and good storage is the key to a good shelf life of your filament.? All our filament is shipped in a vac sealed bag containing a small desiccant satchel.? When opening your bag a clean cut along the top edge will allow you reuse that bag again if you do not finish the entire reel in 1 go.
PETG is like PLA and PPLA for post processing.? Sanding and painting is possible to get a perfect finished look.
Aurarum PETG is printer agnostic and as such is suitable for all brands including Flashforge, RepRap, Creality, Artillery, MakerBot, Ultimaker, Makergear, Up! … and many others.
|Dimensions||10 × 17 × 17 cm|