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i'am looking for a filament, that is capable for replacement parts in my 3d printer.

It is a Ultimaker 2(+) with a enclosure, so pla is melting if i am printing with abs.


In the future, I would also like to use material that requires even higher temperatures.


Any idea what material is best for my needs.


Thanks in advance

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Let me add BioFila PowR.

It's some sort of PLA-derivative but the maker claims it's good for up to 130°C...


Do not know whether that's really realistic with this stuff, but at least I made a test in boiling water -

and there was no sign of softening or weakness of this stuff!

Gives quite descent surface quality as well.


Unfortunately they have only a few colors available yet.

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Thanks alot for the advice.


Here are a few parts I made for my printer.

1. Ultimaker2 Cable Chain by IRobertI from YouMagine

2. Dual Head Ultimaker2 by UltiArjan from YouMagine

Both didn't like printing with ABS in a enclosure.

The dual head holes were worn out.

The cable chain was twisted and deformed.


The next time I print these parts,

I want them to handle higher temperatures.

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