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For questions regarding Thermoplastic Elastomers which are flexible plastics.

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TPE warping problems

I'm attempting to print some flexible TPE filament. But I failed to imagine TPE was this difficult to print. Specs of the shop-brand filament: Red 1.75 mm TPE (+-0.05 mm). Hardness: 45D. ...
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Does GEL-LAY needs to stay moist?

POROLAY GEL-LAY is a kind of jelly-like material made by exotic filament producer Kay Parthy / CC Products. It is a mix of TPE and PVA that is supposed to have a jelly-like feeling. Once printed, you ...
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Density of GEL-LAY and LAYWOO 3D print material?

I'm looking for the specific density of the GEL-LAY and LAYWOO 3D materials by manufacturer CC Products. It isn't noted on their website or on the spool or the box the spools came in. I've looked for ...
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What are the limiting factors when trying to print flexible filaments with a Bowden extruder setup?

Other than the most obvious issue with the filament kinking in the tube, what other issues could arise when trying to print flexibles (i.e. TPU/TPE, Nylon, etc.) with a Bowden style extruder setup? ...
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