PolyMaker PolyMax PLA Filament, 1.75 mm, 0.75 kg (1.65 lbs), True Black

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Color: Black

PolyMax Black PLA User Instructions PolyMax PLA 3D printing filament is compatible with most desktop FDM printers. It shares the same printing quality and stability as PolyPlus PLA, and can be used under identical conditions. PolyMax PLA exhibits excellent mechanical properties. The impact strength of parts printed using PolyMax PLA is 8-9 times that of regular PLA-printed parts and 20% higher than ABS-printed parts It is an ideal replacement for ABS. Partial list of PolyMax PLA compatible printers (all printers in the list have been thoroughly tested): Altair Standard Altair Pro MakerBot Replicator 2 MakerBot Replicator 2X (can be used reliably for dual-extruder printing) Ultimaker and similar printers PP3DP UP series printers RepRap series printers MakerGear M2 The heart-shaped filament clip is provided to prevent the unraveling of the filament when it is not being used. Remove the clip from the spool before loading the filament on your printer. Store unused PolyMax PLA filament in the provided resealable bag with the desiccant pack to prevent moisture absorption. Spool is .75kg (1.6 lbs)

Strong premium PLA without brittleness

The impact strength of parts printed using PolyMax PLA is 8-9 times that of regular PLA-printed parts and 20% higher than ABS-printed parts.

Ideal replacement for ABS

Material Properties
Printing Properties
Submitted on 17 May 2016 Witbox

Printing take

Technical parameters/specification
3d printer used:
Witbox
Nozzle diameter (mm)
0.2mm
Layer thickness (mm)
0.2mm
Printing speed (mm/s)
40 mm/s
Travel speed/rate (mm/s)
180mm/s
Retraction (mm/s)
80mm/s
Retraction distance (mm)
1mm/s
Extruder temperature (Co)
220
Platform temperature (Co)
70
Cooling (On/Off)
Off
Platform type
blue duct tape
Brim (yes/no)
No
Raft (yes/no)
No
Adhesion enhancers used
none
Slicer used
Craftware
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
8.65
Number of threads in back window that have sagged loose approximate number
1
Overall quality of back window 1 – unsatisfactory; 5 – successful with minimum sagging threads
Front window height measuring mm vertically
7.86
Number of threads in front window that have sagged loose approximate number
2
Overall quality of front window 1 – unsatisfactory; 5 – successful with minimal sagging threads
Overall ship length
59.61
Overall quality of ship railing 1-unsatisfactory; 5 – successful
Overall ship height
47.84
Overall quality of box behind the cabin 1- unsatisfactory; 5 – successful
Chimney outside diameter
6.56
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:
Witbox
Nozzle diameter (mm)
0.4mm
Layer thickness (mm)
0.2mm
Printing speed (mm/s)
40mm/s
Travel speed/rate (mm/s)
180mm/s
Retraction (mm/s)
80mm/s
Retraction distance (mm)
1mm/s
Extruder temperature (Co)
200
Platform temperature (Co)
0
Cooling (On/Off)
On
Platform type
blue duct tape
Brim (yes/no)
No
Raft (yes/no)
No
Adhesion enhancers used
none
Slicer used
Craftware
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
8.58
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
8.92
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
59.76
Overall quality of ship railing 1-unsatisfactory; 5 – successful
Overall ship height
47.89
Overall quality of box behind the cabin 1- unsatisfactory; 5 – successful
Chimney outside diameter
7
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:
Witbox
Nozzle diameter (mm)
0.4mm
Layer thickness (mm)
0.2mm
Printing speed (mm/s)
30mm/s
Travel speed/rate (mm/s)
180mm/s
Retraction (mm/s)
80mm/s
Retraction distance (mm)
1mm/s
Extruder temperature (Co)
200
Platform temperature (Co)
0
Cooling (On/Off)
On
Platform type
blue duct tape
Brim (yes/no)
No
Raft (yes/no)
No
Adhesion enhancers used
none
Slicer used
Craftware
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
8.75
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
8.97
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
60.00
Overall quality of ship railing 1-unsatisfactory; 5 – successful
Overall ship height
47.77
Overall quality of box behind the cabin 1- unsatisfactory; 5 – successful
Chimney outside diameter
6.96
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?
printing speed and 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
hard, sturdy, robust
Describe material smell during the printing process
none
Describe material surface characteristics by physically feeling and evaluating the part.
sleek, smooth and shiny
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?
no idea
Notes
none

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