3D Filkemp 3D printing filament, PLA-N, 2.85 mm, black

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Well this material doesn't have serious impact to printing speed as other PLA materials, this material has only problem with cooling, if the cooling is on the highest volume then you can print really fast, but if you have sealed box, where you print this material, then it is best to print it slowly so the previous layer has already been cooled once you print the next one !

Color: Black

• Next Generation Biopolymer PLA, Ideal Material To Replace ABS

 

• Perfect for Schools, Universities, Home Hobbyists, and General 3D Printing
 

• Pre-Lubricated, Low-Temp PLA-N Designed to Extrude at ~220ºC

 

• Consistent diameter, extremely round, and reduced breakage for longer printing performance

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Printing Properties

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Submitted on 12 May 2016 Ultimaker Series

Printing take

Technical parameters/specification
3d printer used:
Ultimaker Series
Nozzle diameter (mm)
0.4mm
Layer thickness (mm)
0.2mm
Printing speed (mm/s)
70mm/s
Travel speed/rate (mm/s)
90mm/s
Retraction (mm/s)
45mm/s
Retraction distance (mm)
3mm/s
Extruder temperature (Co)
220
Platform temperature (Co)
50
Cooling (On/Off)
On
Platform type
Blue Tape
Brim (yes/no)
No
Raft (yes/no)
No
Adhesion enhancers used
None
Slicer used
Cura 3d printing slicing software
Infill %
Number of shells
Visual evaluation
Photos of printed material
Evaluate the degree of part’s separation from printing platform 1- completely separated; 5- part did not get separated
Evaluate the part’s warp from the platform
Evaluate the degree of warp in other sections of the part 1- part does not match the blueprint; 5- warp was not observed
Quality of ship deck and bridge roof 1- surface is not closed, unsatisfactory; 5- perfectly closed surface
Quality of ship sides and bridge walls 1- surfaces are not even, unsatisfactory; 5- perfectly even surfaces
Quality of ship’s bottom surface –not taking into account warp 1 – surface is not closed, unsatisfactory; 5 – perfectly closed surface
Presence of unnecessary artifacts on the surface – hanging threads, artifacts, cavities 1 – many artifacts on the surface; 5 – perfectly clean surface – no artifacts
Round back window diameter measuring mm vertically
8.43
Number of threads in back window that have sagged loose approximate number
0
Overall quality of back window 1 – unsatisfactory; 5 – successful with minimum sagging threads
Front window height measuring mm vertically
9.01
Number of threads in front window that have sagged loose approximate number
0
Overall quality of front window 1 – unsatisfactory; 5 – successful with minimal sagging threads
Overall ship length
61.7
Overall quality of ship railing 1-unsatisfactory; 5 – successful
Overall ship height
48.33
Overall quality of box behind the cabin 1- unsatisfactory; 5 – successful
Chimney outside diameter
7.06
Chimney side straightness 1- not straight with significant curve; 5 – completely straight wall
Chimney overall quality 1- unsatisfactory; 5-successful
Roof overhang quality 1- unsatisfactory; 5-successful
Cylinder shape surface quality 1 – surface is not filled, unsatisfactory; 5 – surface completely filled
Inscription on nameplate at the back of the ship 1-inscription not readable, poorly parted ; 5 – inscription completely readable
Quality of the logo on the bottom surface of ship 1 – logo not clear and not recognizable; 5 logo successful and perfectly recognizable
Evaluation of overall print quality 1 – unsatisfactory; 5 – successful
Technical parameters/specification
3d printer used:
Ultimaker Series
Nozzle diameter (mm)
0.4mm
Layer thickness (mm)
0.2mm
Printing speed (mm/s)
100mm/s
Travel speed/rate (mm/s)
120mm/s
Retraction (mm/s)
45mm/s
Retraction distance (mm)
4mm/s
Extruder temperature (Co)
220
Platform temperature (Co)
40
Cooling (On/Off)
On
Platform type
Blue tape
Brim (yes/no)
No
Raft (yes/no)
No
Adhesion enhancers used
None
Slicer used
Cura 3d printing slicing software
Infill %
Number of shells
Visual evaluation
Photos of printed material
Evaluate the degree of part’s separation from printing platform 1- completely separated; 5- part did not get separated
Evaluate the part’s warp from the platform
Evaluate the degree of warp in other sections of the part 1- part does not match the blueprint; 5- warp was not observed
Quality of ship deck and bridge roof 1- surface is not closed, unsatisfactory; 5- perfectly closed surface
Quality of ship sides and bridge walls 1- surfaces are not even, unsatisfactory; 5- perfectly even surfaces
Quality of ship’s bottom surface –not taking into account warp 1 – surface is not closed, unsatisfactory; 5 – perfectly closed surface
Presence of unnecessary artifacts on the surface – hanging threads, artifacts, cavities 1 – many artifacts on the surface; 5 – perfectly clean surface – no artifacts
Round back window diameter measuring mm vertically
8.61
Number of threads in back window that have sagged loose approximate number
0
Overall quality of back window 1 – unsatisfactory; 5 – successful with minimum sagging threads
Front window height measuring mm vertically
8.51
Number of threads in front window that have sagged loose approximate number
1
Overall quality of front window 1 – unsatisfactory; 5 – successful with minimal sagging threads
Overall ship length
60.16
Overall quality of ship railing 1-unsatisfactory; 5 – successful
Overall ship height
48.35
Overall quality of box behind the cabin 1- unsatisfactory; 5 – successful
Chimney outside diameter
7.30
Chimney side straightness 1- not straight with significant curve; 5 – completely straight wall
Chimney overall quality 1- unsatisfactory; 5-successful
Roof overhang quality 1- unsatisfactory; 5-successful
Cylinder shape surface quality 1 – surface is not filled, unsatisfactory; 5 – surface completely filled
Inscription on nameplate at the back of the ship 1-inscription not readable, poorly parted ; 5 – inscription completely readable
Quality of the logo on the bottom surface of ship 1 – logo not clear and not recognizable; 5 logo successful and perfectly recognizable
Evaluation of overall print quality 1 – unsatisfactory; 5 – successful
Technical parameters/specification
3d printer used:
Ultimaker Series
Nozzle diameter (mm)
0.4mm
Layer thickness (mm)
0.2mm
Printing speed (mm/s)
70mm/s
Travel speed/rate (mm/s)
120mm/s
Retraction (mm/s)
45mm/s
Retraction distance (mm)
4mm/s
Extruder temperature (Co)
220
Platform temperature (Co)
50
Cooling (On/Off)
On
Platform type
Blue Tape
Brim (yes/no)
No
Raft (yes/no)
No
Adhesion enhancers used
None
Slicer used
Cura 3d printing slicing software
Infill %
Number of shells
Visual evaluation
Photos of printed material
Evaluate the degree of part’s separation from printing platform 1- completely separated; 5- part did not get separated
Evaluate the part’s warp from the platform
Evaluate the degree of warp in other sections of the part 1- part does not match the blueprint; 5- warp was not observed
Quality of ship deck and bridge roof 1- surface is not closed, unsatisfactory; 5- perfectly closed surface
Quality of ship sides and bridge walls 1- surfaces are not even, unsatisfactory; 5- perfectly even surfaces
Quality of ship’s bottom surface –not taking into account warp 1 – surface is not closed, unsatisfactory; 5 – perfectly closed surface
Presence of unnecessary artifacts on the surface – hanging threads, artifacts, cavities 1 – many artifacts on the surface; 5 – perfectly clean surface – no artifacts
Round back window diameter measuring mm vertically
8.62
Number of threads in back window that have sagged loose approximate number
0
Overall quality of back window 1 – unsatisfactory; 5 – successful with minimum sagging threads
Front window height measuring mm vertically
9.04
Number of threads in front window that have sagged loose approximate number
0
Overall quality of front window 1 – unsatisfactory; 5 – successful with minimal sagging threads
Overall ship length
61
Overall quality of ship railing 1-unsatisfactory; 5 – successful
Overall ship height
48.34
Overall quality of box behind the cabin 1- unsatisfactory; 5 – successful
Chimney outside diameter
6.95
Chimney side straightness 1- not straight with significant curve; 5 – completely straight wall
Chimney overall quality 1- unsatisfactory; 5-successful
Roof overhang quality 1- unsatisfactory; 5-successful
Cylinder shape surface quality 1 – surface is not filled, unsatisfactory; 5 – surface completely filled
Inscription on nameplate at the back of the ship 1-inscription not readable, poorly parted ; 5 – inscription completely readable
Quality of the logo on the bottom surface of ship 1 – logo not clear and not recognizable; 5 logo successful and perfectly recognizable
Evaluation of overall print quality 1 – unsatisfactory; 5 – successful
Evaluation of material characteristics
Please evaluate how was working with this material compared with other materials 1 - very hard, 5 – considerably easier
Which of the technical parameters had the biggest influence on material printing quality?
Active Cooling
To what extent printing speed influenced printing quality? 1- speed had considerable influence on quality; 5- speed had no influence on quality
Please name what you believe are the 3 most evident characteristics of this material tough, fragile, elastic, solid, soft, other – name them
Soft, tough and solid.
Describe material smell during the printing process
There was no specific smell during the print.
Describe material surface characteristics by physically feeling and evaluating the part.
It is smooth and it has really nice texture all around, and you can feel even a small details.
How easy is this material to polish (with sandpaper, file or other)? 1- very hard, 5- easy
Please note what tool was used for polish test?
Sandpaper
Can this material be glued? (Yes/No)
No
If yes, please note what sort of solvent, glue was used?
Notes
Well this material doesn't have serious impact to printing speed as other PLA materials, this material has only problem with cooling, if the cooling is on the highest volume then you can print really fast, but if you have sealed box, where you print this material, then it is best to print it slowly so the previous layer has already been cooled once you print the next one !

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