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Tough PLA firmware support for Ultimaker 3

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The specifications appear to be extremely close to regular PLA when you look at softening temperature (it's around 52C - same as PLA), printing temperature, strength,etc.  So I strongly suspect regular PLA print settings will be close enough until profiles come out.

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We are aware of this issue and it is indeed a nuisance to override the configuration each time you want to print with our Tough PLA. We are working on a UM3 release for Tough PLA as we speak.

 

As a current workaround: you can select PLA in the printer, we only use those profiles for X/Y calibration and the bed leveling for example. Your actual prints from Cura will use the right profile.

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39 minutes ago, WesleyE said:

We've released version 4.3.3 for the UM3 that contains the hotfix for the Tough PLA materials.

Don't want to hijack this topic, but does the new fimware also contain something else besides though PLA ? 

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1 hour ago, cjs said:

Don't want to hijack this topic, but does the new fimware also contain something else besides though PLA ? 

Yep, that's the only change you'll notice in the update. (there was also a bootloader fix, but that's only for initial programming in our production facilities).

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