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What do you use to stick your print?


I have two UM2+ printers and have had a Prusa I3 and a Makerbot Clone.  I have tried virtually every possible technique for print adhesion across those printers.  Interestingly what works on the UM2+ is different than what worked on the Makerbot Clone.  But in any case...

What I have found as my general solution is a spray called 3DLAC.  Until I found this stuff I was using hair spray for PLA and my fallback when that did not work was Klapton tape.  Since I found 3DLAC it is used pretty much exclusively for PLA, Nylon, Co-Polymers, and specialty stuff like Colorfabb XT.   The only thing that I have not gotten great results with is ABS where I still use Klapton tape.  Two other notes on ABS ... I found that I needed to enclose my printers to be able to print ABS and I also find that it helps with some of the other higher temp filaments and I would also recommend an extra glass plate or two so that you can keep one covered in tape if you go that route.


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