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Posted (edited) · Ultimaker ABS filament not smooth after exrusion


I recently purchased from Ultimaker ABS (silver) filament from local re-seller but I find the extruded filament is not smooth and appears to be rough.

Can any one tell what could be the problem?

I've attached the image of the issue.



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    Posted · Ultimaker ABS filament not smooth after exrusion

    Does it sizzle and hiss? If so it may be wet. That's a common problem with nylon but I haven't heard of water issues with ABS.

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    Posted · Ultimaker ABS filament not smooth after exrusion

    No sizzle or hissing sound coming during extrusion.

    I printed few parts and no issues are observed.

    Is this due to the type of material (UM metallic silver)?


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