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There are many factors that play in this. For example if your room has proper air flow. Next to window. What is the season because having the window open during winter can cause your 3d printer to malfunction. You should look at this chart to get a overall view of what to get. I recommend HEPA that blocks up to 99.97 because it can block a lot more and ...


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A stronger joint than glue can be had by welding, albeit uglier and best used in hidden areas. One way to weld is with friction, using a Dremel to spin a piece of filament so fast it heats up and melts with the two plastic pieces you are joining. You tack the pieces together with a couple spot welds, then move along the joint slowly, melting a bead of ...


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Superglue - aka Cyanoacrylate can do the job quite well if given help. It depends on two flat and clean surfaces. If your printer has any lifting in corners, glue won't save you. The two parts have to be flat as possible, which may mean sanding with a clean sheet of 120 grit glued to a backing board. Any coarser and it will rip strands out; too fine and ...


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You may discover that the type of filament has minimal bearing on the surface finish. PLA melts at a lower temperature than most of the other filament types. During sanding, it can melt into and clog the abrasive media if sufficient heat develops. This can be mitigated by using wet/dry sandpaper or applying water periodically during the sanding. I have found ...


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