Polycarbonate-ABS Alloy is an incredibly tough material designed for strong, resilient parts.  Properties are excellent and greatly improved over standard ABS.

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PC-ABS

Polycarbonate-ABS Alloy is an incredibly tough material designed for strong, resilient parts. Properties are excellent and greatly improved over standard ABS.


PC-ABS is moisture sensitive. Even when stored in a bag with desiccant, drying in an oven for ~ 1hr at 85C-95C may be required for bubble free high strength prints.


good results are achieved when printing small parts at 270-290C on a heated bed at 110C up to 140C. For larger prints with good layer adhesion and minimal distortion, an enclosure is ideal.

Surface Quality

++++

Strength

++++

Ease of Use

++++

Settings

Speed

(mm/sec)

60

Fan

(%)

60

ExtruderTemp

(Deg C)

270°C-290°C

Bed Temp

(Deg C)

110°C-140°C

Retraction

(mm)

0.75

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