We had an application that needed to deal with fairly high temps without deflection or softening. The print was to resemble a spark plug boot and hide a modern coil-on-plug ignition system. The angles and overhangs of the part made printing a bit tricky but this filament, after being dialed in, performed beautifully. The final product received a black topcoat and matte 2k clear finish and as a result required some post processing. The filament sands well and both myself and the customer couldn't be happier with the end result. Printed using an E3D hotend with 0.4mm Nozzle X Layer height 0.2 Print temps around 280c Heated bed 3/8 inch aluminum plate with borosilicate glass and PEI heated to 105c These are fairly small parts so warping and bed adhesion wasn't an issue. Layer bonding is very strong these work as a snap fit and require some flex. With the correct layer orientation haven't seen any delamination or cracking. Filament has exactly the properties I was looking for.
I've been trying high-strength materials recently and this is one of the best. It's not quite as stiff as polycarbonate, but it doesn't take a 300-degree extruder either. In fact, it has been working well at 265, with the layers fully bonded. (I'm not sure of the calibration of my thermistor--I think it reads high, maybe as much as 10 degrees.) With the bed at 110 it adheres well enough (on PEI, or on Kapton with Magigoo) for the small parts I've been making, but it is probably not enough for something large. I'm finding that you can get a good working temperature for most of these materials by turning it up until the chemical smell becomes obvious. Below that point they're usually not quite bonded.
Just as described, high quality material from a great manufacturer!
Sadly max I can push my modded Flashforge dreamer with the microswiss upgrades is up to 245c, suprisingly though I can print at this temp and the pc abs can get loaded in even as low as 225c,
one of my most fav filaments on the market…..need to create a maker box of some sort and have a bundle of 4 rolls photo-pasta choice each month!!!! like the maker box or the filament box…….do it photo do it!@!!