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Hi Dureiken, 

I highly recommend reading the thread @SnadervG mentioned above, which gives you more background information about how to handle different materials on your printer.


But short answered the CPE profile is a good start with your PETG material. Depending on your PETG you can probably just use this profile without changing anything. CPE and PETG are both some kinds of copolyester. 

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Hi Dureiken,


As the guys before me stated follow those steps first!


Regarding PETG we experienced that the following settings worked best for us:


Print Temp. 250

Bed Temp. 85

Retraction Distance 10mm

Retraction Speed 35mm/s


Also did we experience a lot of problems with printing infill patterns at a speed > 60mm/s

To be safe I would recommend to print infill at a speed of 40mm/s max


Hope this gives you a good start!

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You can try to print a little bit cooler, maybe 5° or 10°. But with PETG you will always get some stringing, if this is what you have seen. There are also some other settings, like Retract where you can tune a little bit.


If not, please post a picture.

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