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Additional materials outside of the available range

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Here are all our materials available that we support: https://ultimaker.com/en/products/materials

But we also have an open filament system, which means you can also use different materials except they won't have one of the pre-configured profiles available. (perhaps you could use one as a starting point). I did a quick google search and it looks like PCL should also be able to be used on an Ultimaker 3D printer. 

 

'Polycaprolactone (PCL) is a high quality biodegradable plastic derived from petrochemical feedstock which is compostable under home composting conditions. PCL is a polyester that is semi-crystalline leading to a clean white final appearance, the product can be coloured easily. The density of PCL is around 1.2kg/cm3 and it has exceptional mechanical properties. PCL melts around 60°C which makes it a safe thermoplastic to print. And with a glass transition temperature of -60°C the product is extremely flexible and tough.

The unique properties of PCL Filament make it particularly suitable for usage in FDM and FFF 3D printers. The material has an excellent adhesion between layers which results in great improvement of the impact resistance, strength, durability and the printing process. Due to the low melting point of PCL it can be re-shaped after 3D printing with water of 55 °C.'

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