Questions tagged [abs]

Use this tag for questions on Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene, also known as ABS, a commonly used thermoplastic polymer.

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Prusa MK3S Nylon&ABS print failures

I'm using Prusa i3 MK3S and every time I want to create a durable, impact resistant part, I use ABS/Nylon. The problem is, however, that when I print something small (of less than 1 cm width for ...
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Filament change (M600) causes color mixing despite excessive purge

I have an Anet A6, where I uploaded Marlin 1.1.9, because the manual filament change on the stock firmware was really bad (90 % of the times it clogged the hotend). I've tweaked it a bit, and I'd ...
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Printing issues of ABS on a Flashforge Adventure 3 nozzle blocked

I tried to print in ABS for my first time. I have had my printer for almost 2 years but have only just started to use it and have a total of 28 hours of print time. The job I tried to print was meant ...
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Consistent blobbing and gaps in print towards right side

Issue: I'm having a problem with some blobbing and gaps consistently in the same areas. The left edge is always good, the right edge is very bad (especially around the corner) and the front and back ...
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Does HydroFill support material work with ABS?

I just heard about this support material that claims to be both water soluble and compatible with ABS. Is this claim true? From what I have heard it definitely dissolves, but I am skeptical of its ...
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Up! mini raft sticking to prints

I have an UP! mini and I am using the UP Studio and ABS 1.75 mm. My prints are always stuck to the rafts and are impossible to remove without destroying the print. I've had a look at the settings on ...
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Unwanted texture at base of ABS print

I'm getting close with this print, but I'm seeing some rippling at the base that I can't seem to eliminate (see photo at the end of the post). The model is here if it helps. It seems that the texture ...
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Enclosures (w.r.t. emissions) useful for not only printing ABS?

I've been reading and seeing a lot of texts on the internet and videos on YouTube claiming that enclosures are both beneficial and not so beneficial. My main concern though is the possible toxic fumes ...