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Natural - 2.85mm Taulman PCTPE Nylon Filament - 1 lb In stock
Plasticized Copolyamide TPE has several unique features which allow users to print a highly flexible prototype which has proven performance. It has a printing temperature of 235-242C.
PCTPE has a superior layer to layer bonding which allows single perimeter walls to be folded along the thread axis without delamination or separation. It takes on any acid-base color dye extremely fast 5mins@140F. It can also be coated with an acid-based antimicrobial filament for footwear and prosthetics.
It has been widely used by 3D printing hobbyists to design complete cosplay wearable outfits, as well as mobile phone covers and even highly flexible industrial parts.
The flexible properties of this printing material allow the cosplay outfits to have a lustrous texture and the additional flexibility due to the rubber-like TPE helps the outfit to flow with body movements.
|Manufacture Part ID|
|Tg Glass transition||74C|
|Pyrolysis - Thermal degradation||312C|
|Ambient Temp (Enclosure)||None|
|Nominal Diameter (3mm Maximum Dia)||1.75mm/2.85mm|
|Weight /spool||1 lb|
|Nominal Length/spool (In Feet)||490/180|
|Shrinkage - in/in||0.0061|
|Tensile Stress "PSI" when 3D Printed||5046|
|Ultimate Elongation when 3D Printed||497.60%|
|Modulus "PSI" when 3D Printed||10594|
|FDA - Direct Food Contact||None|
|FDA Direct Drink Contact||None|
|UL 94 HB||Yes|
|UL 94 V2 at 1.5 mm thickness||Yes|
|Living Hinge||Very good|
|Use of Taps for threads||Excellent|
|CNC finish tooling||Any|
|CNC Coolant||Forced Air Only|
|Use in 3D Forging||Good|
|Dye type||Acid Based|
|Dye Uptake (Saturation)||Excellent|
|Specifications are subject to change|