[OpenSCAD] Fw: Re: 3D Printer

jon jon at jonbondy.com
Wed Apr 25 06:32:28 EDT 2018


I keep my PLA out all of the time and print with it weeks and months 
after I open the reel.  I use filament from UltiMachine.  I agree that 
one has to be more careful with nylon...


On 4/24/2018 7:33 PM, fred wrote:
> If you're shooting for nylon, you'll also want to know that nylon 
> filament is seriously hydroscopic. It can absorb atmospheric water in 
> as little as a day, compared to PLA or ABS which is good for a week or 
> more. Keep the nylon sealed when not in use. Print your part and 
> remove the nylon immediately, unless a repeat print is in the works.
>
> The stuff expands a good ten percent after its printed, depending on 
> the original dimensions.
>
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