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Formfutura – PVA – 2.85

This has been an incredibly tricky filament to get used to. Despite storing airtight in a bag, along with silica gel etc, I’ve never successfully been able to use this support filament. It on-boards water very quickly, with crackling heard on first use. Second attempt led to it snapping throughout bowden tube and also jamming up causing quite a difficult time removing entirely. Wouldn’t recommend this for anybody unless living in a lab, I’m not even in a humid climate...

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FormFutura – EasyFil Black PLA – 2.85mm – 750g

I have found that this one needs to be printed cool (c 200 degrees), fairly slow on first layer and needs the bed at about 65. When comparing to Rigid pla this is a very different beast. It’s softer, prints / melts cooler and have a lot less translucency (is kind of transparent, reminds me of PETG). The finished article has a bit of flex to it, FF even comment that is a feature and so you can chose application based on appropriateness. I have this, and Rigid PLA as my 2 blacks. Rigid for hard, strong, rigid use...

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