Capricorn Capricorn XS Series PTFE Bowden Tubing Cut to Length - 2.85mm (1m)

The Capricorn XS PTFE tubing is a high-quality option specifically designed for use in 3D printing. It is available in 1.75mm and 3mm sizes, and features high-lubricity additives for easy filament sliding and reduced retraction settings. Capricorn XS PTFE tubing is cut to length per order, up to 5 meters.

  • Made specifically for 3D printing
  • Tight tolerance for consistent performance
  • Special high-lubricity additives for easy filament sliding
Product No. M-LAE-4ZAF
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Purpose Built

Most PTFE tubing used in 3D printing is simply 'good enough' and is chosen based on the closest size available for the given filament diameter, but in the end, it's just a tube that carries your filament. Capricorn is the first company who is manufacturing PTFE tubing specifically for use in 3D printing. Whether you have 1.75mm or 3mm (2.85mm) filament the Capricorn XS tubing offers more consistent performance for your printer.

Secret Sauce

In addition to the tight tolerance of XS tubing, this PTFE also has special high-lubricity additives that makes filament slide through easier than any other tubing. Printing with rough filaments like wood or metal fills is no big deal for this slippery tubing. This lubricity combined with the tighter tolerance also allows for lower retraction settings since issues of hysteresis are effectively eliminated.

Capricorn tubing as seen featured in the E3D Gold hotend kit

Cut to Length

We understand that not everyone needs the exact same length of Capricorn Tubing and so we cut this tubing to length per order! Every 1 unit ordered is a meter of tubing, so two units will result in a single 2 meter section. If you need a specific length simply round up and we'll deliver a single length - up to 5 meters. If you require a longer section contact us at for custom cut pricing and availability.

Technical Specifications

  • Inside Diameter: 3.2mm ± 0.05mm
  • Outside Diameter: 6.35mm ± 0.05mm
  • Length: 1m per unit ordered up to 5m (if you need more reach out to

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