colorFabb XT filament is produced from Amphora 3D™ Polymer by Eastman Chemical Company.
Clear amorphous copolyester filament for 3D Printers
1.75 mm +/- 0.05 mm
2.85mm+/- 0.05 (will work with any 3mm printer, but awesome for Bowden printers such as Ultimaker)
1 Spool contains min. 750 grams of filament
Processing temperature = 230 – 260 degrees C
Please read this:
Switching back to PLA or another material is usually done by ‘purging’ the hot-end of _XT material. Heating up the hot-end to 240 C and feeding through new material will purge the hotend of _XT. Another method would be to insert filament manually in the hotend (while hot) and retracting it immediately. _XT will stick to the end of the filament which can then be cut off. Repeat this several times to completely clean out the hot-end. Ensure hot end is completely purged prior to starting prints with the new material.
And what is ColorFabb_XT
The ColorFabb_XT range is a special amorphous copolyester with a Tg of 75 C. So you can use this up to 70 degrees C. Toughness is high. Elongation at break = 50% (yield). In comparison, the normal PLA / PHA range has a elongation of approx 10% at yield, but has very good layer adhesion properties and is a bit softer compared to PLA. Both qualities have minimum warping tendencies.
In addition to this, ColorFabb XT is very transparent and odourless compared to ABS.
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