Discuss any other materials that don't have a dedicated forum.
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BY MAB
#6320
Was out in the garage and noticed that I had a container of weed eater filament that looked just like the stuff I'm printing with. Looked closer and see that it's 1.65mm, which means that it would fit. I'm guessing that it's just nylon. A Google search seems to indicate that it's do-able. Has anybody here experimented?
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BY MAB
#6427
I'm reading 230-240 to print Nylon. Not not sure I'm ready to try it yet. My Tiko is barely a week old and I don't want to screw it up...
BY FritzToch
#6429
There are 2 main concerns: first the presence of contaminants in the string trimmer line; not a concern for them as they don't expect the material to be melted, but potentially bad for the printer or for our lungs.
Second, on the subject of our lungs, nylon will release dangerous fumes when melted, particularly Hydrogen Cyanide.