MATERIALS

PLA
Adhesion: Excellent
Release: Excellent
Bed temp: 60
Hotend Temp: Manufacturer's recommended
Brands Tested by
3DQue:
FormFutura PLA
Priline PLA
Esun PLA+
Overture PLA
Brands Used by Customers:
Printed Solid Jessie PLA
Hello3D Marble PLA
3DFilaPrint PLA
Esun PLA
Print-me PLA
Sunlu PLA/PLA+
Filamentum PLA
Proto-pasta PLA/HTPLA
Polymaker PolyTerra PLA
ReFlow rPLA
AzureFilm PLA
Fiberlogy Fibrewood
Notes:
A staple material that works very reliably. Have had success with every brand tested.
ABS/ASA
Adhesion: Excellent
Release: Excellent B
ed temp: 110
Hotend Temp: Manufacturer's recommended
Brands Tested by
3DQue:
Filaments.ca ABSEsun ABS/ABS+
Brands Used by Customers:
3DFilaprint ABS/ABS-X/ASA-X
Filamentum ABS
Notes:
Works extremely well with every brand tested, enclosure can help with layer adhesion.
PETG/
CoPolyester
Adhesion: Excellent
Release: Good-Excellent
Bed temp: 75-85
Hotend Temp: 240-250 or higher if recommended by manufacturer
Brands Tested by
3DQue:
N/A
Brands Used by Customers:
3DFilaprint PETG
Taulman T-Glase PETT
Sunlu PETG
Polymaker Polylite PETG
ReFlow rPETG
Notes:
Sticks very well, make sure release is tested with material before sending large jobs, especially ones with large bases. Higher temperature formulations tend to work better.
PC
Adhesion: Excellent
Release: Excellent
Bed temp: 125+
Hotend Temp: Manufacturer's recommended
Brands Tested by
3DQue:
Polymaker
PolyLite PC
Brands Used by Customers:
Let us know what you use!
Notes:
Enclosure recommended. Works extremely well but requires printer modifications to reach required temperatures.
HIPS
Adhesion: Excellent
Release: Excellent
Bed temp: 60
Hotend Temp: Manufacturer's recommended
Brands Tested by
3DQue:
Ultralline HIPS
Brands Used by Customers:
Let us know what you use!
Notes:
Use of an enclosure is recommended. Ensure that material releases properly before looping, especially parts with large bases.
PP
Adhesion: Excellent
Release: Acceptable
Bed temp: 100
Hotend Temp: Manufacturer's recommended
Brands Tested by
3DQue:
FormFutura
Centaur PP
Brands Used by Customers:
Let us know what you use!
Notes:
Looping only recommended on parts with small bases as it keeps minor adhesion after cooling.
TPU/TPE/
Flexibles
Adhesion: Excellent
Release: Inadequate for looping
Bed temp: Manufacturer's recommended
Hotend Temp: Manufacturer's recommended
Brands Tested by
3DQue:
N/A
Brands Used by Customers:
NinjaTek NinjaFlex
NinjaTek Cheetah
Filamentum PEBA
Notes:
Prints well and releases easily by hand but cannot reliably be pushed off VAAPR bed by hotend.
PA (Nylon)
Adhesion: Good
Release: Excellent
Bed temp: 115+
Hotend Temp: Manufacturer's recommended
Brands Tested by
3DQue:
Esun EPa
Brands Used by Customers:
Polymaker PolyMide CoPA
Notes:
Enclosure required. Brim is recommended for most parts and modifications are required to reach temperatures.