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SnoLabs

Black Amethyst-1.75-PC+

$41.99
UPC:
810555031301
Availability:
Ships next business day!
1KG roll of Black Amethyst PLA+
Orders placed by 3pm (EST) are shipped same day!

**Special Offer**

If you would like to try out PC+ to see if it's suitable for your use-case, send us a message, and we'll give you 25% off your first order of PC+.

PC+ (Polycarbonate)

Polycarbonate is an extremely strong, impact resistant thermoplastic that is widely used in industrial applications. This material does not shatter like plexiglass. It tends to bend and deform similar to hard rubber until it eventually breaks. PC absorbs a lot of moisture in the air. It is a hygroscopic material, and it is best to store in an airtight container when not in use. Even during use the material can become unprintable within a 24 hour print if in a humid environment. Therefore, keeping in an airtight container during printing as well is ideal. Dry filament will print more clear. Filament that has absorbed moisture will print white as well as pop and bubble during the print. We usually don't leave PC+ out for more than 3 days.

Our PC+ differs from pure PC as it contains additives to make it easier to print reliably.

Why is this color $2 more?

This color is specially designed for Louise Driggers a.k.a. Loubie3D. It includes her exclusive model, "Wolfsong." This color is named after the violet quartz sometimes so dark it looks almost black, this deepest purple PLA is opaque (to better show off sculpt details) and dusted with silver glitter to catch the light and the eye.

Advantages

  • Biocompatible and can be sterilized
  • High strength and heat resistance
  • Malleable while cold and can be bent without cracking
  • Exceptionally durable

Disadvantages

  • Hygroscopic!!

Suggested settings:

Print temp (°C) 235 ~ 260
Bed temp (°C) 90 ~ 100
Speed (mm/s) 60 - 100

Other details

Diameter Tolerance ±0.03mm
Net Weight (kg) 1
Gross Weight (kg) 1.5
Full Length (1.75 mm) 396 M

Our print settings:

Printer UltiBots D300VS+ & UltiBots D300VS
Bed PEI
Slicer KISSlicer
Print Temp 250°C
Bed Temp 55°C

Layer Height .2 mm (.4 mm hardened nozzle)
Print Speed 60 mm/s loops and infill and 30 mm/s perimeters
Fan 25%
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