Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts

Need support and guidance for using colorfabb Bronze filament


fancyinterio
 Share

Recommended Posts

Posted · Need support and guidance for using colorfabb Bronze filament

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.

 

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Need support and guidance for using colorfabb Bronze filament

    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).

     

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Need support and guidance for using colorfabb Bronze filament

    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

     

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Need support and guidance for using colorfabb Bronze filament

    heat bed temperature of 110°C

     

    Yikes! No - that's bad. 110C is for ABS. Bronzefill is PLA. Try 50C.

     

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Create an account or sign in to comment

    You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

    Create an account

    Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

    Register a new account

    Sign in

    Already have an account? Sign in here.

    Sign In Now
     Share

    • Our picks

      • New here? Get ahead with a free onboarding course
        Hi,
         
        Often getting started is the most difficult part of any process. A good start sets you up for success and saves you time and energy that could be spent elsewhere. That is why we have a onboarding course ready for
        Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle, Ultimaker S5, Ultimaker S3 Ultimaker 2+ Connect.   
        They're ready for you on the Ultimaker Academy platform. All you need to do to gain access is to register your product to gain free access. 
        Ready? Register your product here in just 60 seconds.
          • Like
        • 11 replies
    ×
    ×
    • Create New...