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    Absolutely Right. If you want to modify...

    Absolutely Right.

    If you want to modify something for a specific reason do so if you have no special reason (other than the guy on u tube said it was a great idea!!!!!) DON'T
    Remember if you...
  2. It would certainly be impossible with SLS there...

    It would certainly be impossible with SLS there has to be an exit for the unfused powder but I have printed internal passage way down to 2mm diameter but they have always been open ended though with...
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    PS You could print the fromn and the back and a...

    PS
    You could print the fromn and the back and a living hinge at the same time which would make it a little easier
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    Simple answer without support on a fdm printer...

    Simple answer without support on a fdm printer you can't print it in one piece redesign it to be printed in 3 or 4 parts. print the front and back lying on their inside surface. then the rim in...
  5. You have zero of very low adhesion to the print...

    You have zero of very low adhesion to the print bed. Try setting the print head closer to the bed about 0.1 mm or 3 thou (0.003") And / Or use a bed adhesive like a thin layer of PVA glue stick...
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    It sound like you have a leak of filament from...

    It sound like you have a leak of filament from between the end of the Bowden tube and the nozzle. Make sure the end of the Bowden tube is really cut square and pushed down hard onto the back of the...
  7. If your problem is uneven distribution of the...

    If your problem is uneven distribution of the TiO2 you should try making and using a ball mill, essentially a strong barrel about 1/3 full of large 25 to 75mm diameter balls made of stone ceramic or...
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    Yes holes in flat horizontal surfaces are usually...

    Yes holes in flat horizontal surfaces are usually OK but holes in vertical surfaces often distort if they are more than a few mm in dia. when designing a part for printing it is a good idea to work...
  9. Hi Alang You don't say what you are trying to...

    Hi Alang
    You don't say what you are trying to achieve (other than a high load of filler), what equipment you have, or your knowledge of polymer chemistry. all this would help us help you.

    Also...
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    If you do get filament with the printer it will...

    If you do get filament with the printer it will most likely be PLA so only at best semi flexible but easy to print.

    Several of the filament suppliers sell small samples of filament usually about...
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    Starplanet just for the record one of the really...

    Starplanet just for the record one of the really easily printed nylons like Tauman 230 which is quiet soft or Spectrum PA 6 would suit your needs.
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    Thanks for the compliment CA but I've just...

    Thanks for the compliment CA but I've just ordered a sapphire pro!!!
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    Bowden Extruders are a system of feeding the...

    Bowden Extruders are a system of feeding the printing Filament into the "hot end" the part that has the nozzle and melts the filament separated by a flexible plastic tube. The problem with this is...
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    Ps if you do decide to take my advice and print...

    Ps if you do decide to take my advice and print in sections you might want to look at the Two Trees Sapphire 2 pro its under £200 on offer at Banggood but don't expect any aftersale help from them.
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    I have been printing all sorts of materials on a...

    I have been printing all sorts of materials on a simple Ender 3 plus a Bowden printer and have no problem printing PolyProp so no problem. for your helmets' the larger printer might be better. I...
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    Another choice for flexible printing is...

    Another choice for flexible printing is polypropylene. It is possible to print polyp on most simple machines - I have don quite a lot using an unmodified Ender 3 pro, the only problem has been print...
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    hi Fritz I thought there might be a music...

    hi Fritz I thought there might be a music connection there some where - wasn.t sure about the name of the cleft you use as a logo I am a rather poor piano player as an English comedian remarked "...
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    Hi FritzThe person who called additive...

    Hi FritzThe person who called additive manufacture rapid prototyping was obviously not talking about print speeds. Having said that in the last year 3d printing in house even with our crude machine...
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    HI CA \On the subject of Nylons...

    HI CA \On the subject of Nylons you are right the Taulman Nylon Bridge and 230 are soft and very flexible but the Spectrum PA6 LW is as easy to print but much harder and less flexible...
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    Great Rant how I do agree!!!!

    Great Rant how I do agree!!!!
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    PS when you are on the print setting menu don't...

    PS when you are on the print setting menu don't click on the little pop up gear wheel !!
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    If you go to the print settings screen and use...

    If you go to the print settings screen and use the 3 bars to set it to Advanced mode. at the top of the settings menu are a whole lot of setting to set wall thickness and top and bottom thickness....
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    Hi Terry you have got to the wrong screen in...

    Hi Terry you have got to the wrong screen in Cura. This screen is the one allows you to set the parameters which can be changed from the advanced screen one layer of popup back
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    Hi Terry you have got to the wrong screen in...

    Hi Terry you have got to the wrong screen in Cura. This screen is the one allows you to set the parameters which can be changed from the advanced screen one layer of popup back
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    Thanks for the compliment. I'm sorry I do tend...

    Thanks for the compliment. I'm sorry I do tend to lecture but I am glad you found the information useful

    Colin
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