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Anyone try using breakaway as the main material and not for supports? I have 2 spools of it that I rarely if ever use so I wanted to try. Obviously wont be good for anything structural but it seems to work okay for anything that you just need the geometry with very small forces. 

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    Posted · using breakaway material for parts

    @Jman15x: that is indeed not the intended use for Breakaway.

    Breakaway is mixture of PLA and TPU (it's in the SDS for Breakaway), which gives it an ideal combination of sufficient stiffness to supports parts (unlike TPU) and allowing you to properly tear it off (unlike PLA - which would be too brittle).
    So I guess it should give you some interesting properties somewhere between PLA and TPU.

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