Light Weight PLA & Teflon Lined VS Full Metal Hotend

Tom and Stefan are back from their holiday break and meet up in the “real” CNC Kitchen. They talk about current projects like Stefans work on Colorfabbs Light Weight PLA (LW-PLA). Both discuss the recent problems with the Hermera Extruder and how E3D is handling it. The topic of the week covers the differences between Teflon-lined hotends and full metal hotends, where the differences are and that the latter isn’t always the best choice. Questions cover the differences between PETG and ABS as well as printer advice and it’s better to buy a machine or to build one from scratch. At last both talk about the harmful fumes of additive manufacturing and how to pre-vent them.

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