This revolutionary new material from Colorfabb allows users to vary the density of printed parts by adjusting temperature and material throughput - At temperatures between 200°C and 250°C the material will start to expand to roughly 1.4 - 1.6 times its original volume. When printed at low flow rates (60-70%) the active foaming properties will cause parts to expand, resulting in very soft printed parts. At temperatures between 190°C and 200°C the material can be printed without foaming, which results in harder prints when compared to those that utilized Varioshore's active foaming properties.
The base TPU is 92A, which will work with most standard extruder set-ups.
Printing soft parts, such as bike handlebars or shoe soles, couldn't be easier with varioShore TPU!
Although not quite as lightweight as LW-PLA, ColorFabb varioShore TPU provides users with noticeable weight and density reduction where it matters and the flexibility to use the material in a wide range of other applications. This material is well suited for producing soft sporting goods such as bicycle handlebars or for applications in footwear such as shoe insoles.
The base TPU is 92A, which will work with most standard extruder set-ups for Bowden and direct drive systems.
By adjusting material flow rates, ColorFabb varioShore enables users to significantly reduces the weight and density of printed parts.
The following settings are recommended for successfully printing with this material:
Print Bed Temperature:
This material is not limited to one shore hardness - with the right print settings you can have multiple shore hardnesses in one print!
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