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Posted · Printing with Carbon fibre

Good Afternoon 

 

Just a quick question, we have a roll of Carbon fibre and I would like to know how I would be able to use and print with this material and do I need to change any settings like nozzle temp, build plate temp etc.

 

Regards

 

David lyle

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    Posted · Printing with Carbon fibre

    Hey @walkerj,

     

    There are a lot of materials that have a carbon filling. 

    Can you make a picture of the spool, preferably the box? 
    Usually that already give a lot if information. 

     

    If you are planning to print on an Ultimaker S3, or S5 there is a significant chance that the material supplier already created a profile with the correct Nozzle Temp, Buildplate Temp etc on the Ultimaker Marketplace:
    https://marketplace.ultimaker.com/app/cura/materials?fillings=carbon_fiber&page=1

     

    Beware that carbon filled materials will quickly wear out your nozzle so make sure you have a strong one or that you are prepared to change your nozzle out sooner than ususal. 

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