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  1. Your costs would be less than mine as it looks like you are in the US. I got everything from the gr5 store, he's on this forum. I found the pricing as good as it got and service was fast, even transborder. I'd recommend him. https://thegr5store.com/store/ John
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  2. Good afternoon. I have just gone through the mod process, not saying what I did was right, but I have heard from a filament maker that it will work and prevent damaging wear on my UM3. The stock AA printcores cannot tolerate abrasive filaments for very long. The first thing needed is to acquire a hardened printcore. The second is a hardened feeder. I went with a 3dSolex Hardcore printcore AND everlast nozzles with ruby or sapphire. I tend to use a 0.6 size as it seems less likely to clog, but I bought a wider range as it made sense with shipping. Ultimaker has just
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  3. The only reason for us to use boron carbide is that we want to absorb neutrons and boron (the 10 isotope) has very good properties for this. Boron Carbide is a chemically stable reasonably priced ceramic powder with high boron content (four boron atoms and one carbon atom). While a softer material with high boron content would have been preferable, there are no such options in a reasonable price range. Other uses is for example as a grinding powder, which explains why it eats 3D printer nozzles ? That is the basic reason behind the Olsson block and the
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