Polyoxymethylene (POM) filament is often referred to as Acetal or Polyacetal. This can be a regularly used thermoplastic to engineer specific parts. Acetal filament has high stiffness, low friction, and superb wear resistance. It has good elastic resilience and great dimensional stability. The filament has good chemical and heat resistance. On account of it is low friction, POM is mechanically used as gear wheels, ball bearings, and so on. It has high affect resistance, which is likely one of the reasons the M16 rifle’s stock is created from POM.
Extrusion Settings – The really useful print temperature is between 210 C – 220 C. Please note that acetal degrades when overheated and can provide off small amounts of formaldehyde gas. Don’t keep acetal heated above 230 C. Due to this fact, please all the time use in a well ventilated area or in a ventilation system.
Print Bed – The toughest part to printing acetal filament is getting the primary layer to stick. POM filament does no longer generally adhere to standard 3D print bed surfaces. Some users have found success with blue painters tape with hairspray on best (different blue tapes and hairspray brands have different results). Then again, POM filament prefers wood or cellulose based totally platforms. Thicker weight paper such as resume paper or sketch paper may also be glued to borosilicate glass with Elmer’s glue stick. A heated bed must be used to no less than 100 – 110 C.
Special Note – POM filament warps so much. An enclosed chamber must be used to retain heat for better layer adhesion and scale back delamination issues. Please keep acetal away from moisture and all the time keep filament in an airtight container with a desiccant.
- Extrusion Temperature: 210 – 220 C
- Heated Bed: 110 C
- Print speeds : 30mm/s
- Diameter: 2.85mm +/- 0.03mm
- Net Weight: 1 kilogram
- Available Colors in 200g Size: Black and White