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Need support and guidance for using colorfabb Bronze filament

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Dear team,

 

We tried to print a statue of Buddha using Bronze filament, we made the 3D model to be printed with heat bed temperature of 110°C and nozzle temperature at 210°C, found certain issues, like after the certain stage of the print, the object output is not coming like other filament, please find the screenshot for the same and suggest us how to use it and provide a solution and reason for root cause.

 

Name of 3D Printer used is Ultimaker2

Filament Type: ColorFabb (BRONZEFILL) 2.85mm.

 

If i print with other material the models comes well.

 

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http://colorfabb.com/bronzefill#tips-tricks-woodfill a lower heated bed temperature. You should try that. If your bed is too hot, the print will not stick well and will probably deform and melt while printing.

/Didier beat me :(

By the way:

I noticed this with Colorfabb XT (which is a very different material, so it might not apply here!). I usually print at 30 - 35 mm/s (very slow). But sometimes it's actually better to print a little faster. Colorfabb recommends 50mm/s for Bronzefill. It may be that printing slower than that actually gives worse results (if the hotend moves too slowly, it can melt the printed plastic and make it expand, which is what happens with XT).

 

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Hello Fancy, I am using bronzefill lately, it's an amazing material.

My settings (inspired by the colorfabb profile already posted above by Didier Klein) are as follows:

layer height 0.1

initial layer thickness: 0.3

speed 50 (infill+outer shell+inner shell)

bottom layer speed 20

top/bottom speed 15

Bed temp: 55°C

Extruder Temp: 220

Retraction: yes

Works nicely, however I found that doing a couple of atomic pulls before each print, or when you change filament, is a good practice as the bronzefill tends to create deposits inside the nozzle.

IMG_0889-big-mama-bronzefill-wm-my3d-800.jpg

 

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