Material that is chemical resistant, flexible and durable
PP (Polypropylene) is a semycrystalline thermoplastic, known for its resistance to chemical agents. It is completely inert and does not easily interact with any substance, for this reason it is commonly used for the packaging of food and chemicals.
It is a flexible and durable material, with a high resistance to impacts and wear.
You can purchase PP from our store: BCN3D PP
PP compatibility with BCN3D printers / hotends:
|0.4 / 0.6 / 0.8 / 1.0||0.4 / 0.6 / 0.8 / 1.0|
Supported materials combinations
|PP||PLA||PVA||ABS||PETG||TPU||PA||PP||PAHT CF15||PP GF30|
|✔ Supported ✗ Not supported Experimental|
PP printing settings - 0.4 mm nozzle:
|Build plate temperature||70ºC Full enclosure models
70ºC Open models
|Retraction speed||40 mm/s Full enclosure models
35 mm/s Open models
|Retraction distance||4 mm Full enclosure models
5 mm Open models
|Minimum layer height||0.1 mm|
Note: BCN3D Lab developes specific configurations for each material and printer. Be sure to use the last BCN3D Cura version.
Build plate adhesion: Magigoo PRO PP
Magigoo PP is designed for professional use, to work exclusively with polypropylene filaments. The part should be relatively easy to remove once it cools and the glue residue should also be easily cleaned off if the included procedure is followed.
It is best to apply Magigoo when the printing bed is cool.
Plastics absorb moisture from the air. For long periods of time without printing, it is
recommended to keep the PP spools in a box or airtight container with desiccant
to keep them dry.
PP emits low levels of gasses and particles when printed. We recommend printing
it in a well-ventilated area to ensure a healthy environment.
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