September 11, 2014

AW3D HD TPE Printing

Airwolf 3D Update Regarding New Material, Meet a New Material for 3D Printers .... TPE. www.airwolf3d.com. This is a "thermoplastic elastomer", also referred to as "thermoplastic rubber." The handler in the 3D printer video demonstrates that this 3MM TPE filament is extremely flexible and strong. This material can be quite tricky to print correctly. Follow this guide and remember, be patient with this material. Make sure to keep some extra PLA filament for this exercise. We run the filament at up to 250-260C to flush out the previous filament.