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neone

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Hi there,

Right now I'm busy with a little art project called 21 grams dealing with objects that are having that exact weight.

To make things a bit more complicated it has to be a cube that is 1 inch (2.54cm).

Right now I'm printing a solid (colorfabb) white pla cube but it states it will be only 20 grams in cura. I'm kinda hoping that after the finish, it will arrive at the 21grams point, or that the tolerance will take care of things and it will turn out to be 21 grams after all.

Just in case these options do not work out. Are there by any chance heavier filaments available to work with?

I have no real experience with other filaments then pla so far. But I noticed CPE is a bit heavier?

Maybe with a heavier filament I can play with the infill settings to generate that weight, and size?

Any options in case this print does not work out is much appreciated.

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    Does it have to be a single material? You could easily fill it with sand+epoxy or something to adjust weight.

    There are a few filaments that have metal powder in them which makes them much heavier. Colorfabb bronzefill is one example.

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