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Requesting some help tuning settings and gaining insights for Polymaker TPU90 on an Ultimaker 2+


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Posted (edited) · Requesting some help tuning settings and gaining insights for Polymaker TPU90 on an Ultimaker 2+

Hello All,

I hope you are having a wonderful holiday season, and producing many prints for friends and family as well as productivity. I have an Ultimaker 2+, and have had great experiences printing PLA/+, ABS, Nylon (Taulman 910, bridge, 645, etc) and most recently PETG (but PETG's a different rabbit hole). I have been recently expanding my repertoire as I am designing a new version of my robotic limbs (a whole other topic as I'm developing some novel robotics that should hopefully benefit many people...plus I also design parts with and for my 4 and 5 year olds) and need some flexible filament for various aspects. I am working out the correct settings for TPU and for some reason ordered 90 vs. 95, so a bit more flexible. I have had a decent set of calibration parts with minimal changes to the TPU95A generic profile, but need to definitely improve them and the reliability of the prints. I was wondering if anybody who has personal experience with this brand and model material (or at least TPU generally on bowden type printers) could share tips and insights or point me to a topic where this has been discussed in detail. I apologize if I missed a previous discussion about it.  I have read quite a bit of the typical pages that appear on the major sights, several youtube videos, etc so I have a sense of what is typically said about TPU. That being said, experience literally using the materials on the specific printer type is really more reliable so I would love to hear (and would be immensely grateful for) anybody's insights.

 

Happy printing! Glad to be reaching out, and hope the conversation will be useful for others too.

 

Best,

Alex

Edited by Alex_RDPRobotics
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