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Building a new printer what material to use for frame.

Postby sgibbers17 » 2016-Aug-Wed-21-Aug

I am building a Kossel XL style delta printer and wondering what type of filament to use for the corners. ABS, PLA, or PETG if someone has another suggestion let me know. I figured PLA because it is more ridged than ABS or PETG but not as strong.
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Re: Building a new printer what material to use for frame.

Postby orangefurball » 2016-Aug-Tue-16-Aug

PLA is fine for the parts that won't see heat, but for parts that see a lot of heat you should use ABS or another relatively high temp plastic.
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