The setting values are created under the following assumptions:

Explanation of the table columns:

  • Sensor Distance: Distance between nozzle and point where the filament touches the sensor.
  • Fan Distance: Distance between the nozzle and the top of the fan.
  • Fan Power: Fan setting 0-99%.
  • Hole: Hole size in the nozzle in mm.
  • Weight: Attached weight to sensor in form of washers (M5).
  • Result: Fillet diameter in mm determined by digital caliper.
MaterialFormExtrusion-ScrewExtruder Temp.Extruder RPMWinder RPMSensor DistanceFan DistanceFan PowerHoleWeightResultComment
PLAPellets (optimized for 3d printing)high/low comp.18411-1325-2715050351,70-11,73Fan inclined to the sensor.
PLAPellets (for packaging applications)low
comp.
2001026-2810040991,80-11,7
PLAshredded 3D printing wastehigh comp.1791517-1912040351,70-11,65-1,75Fan inclined to the sensor.
PETGPelletslow
comp.
216-2208-1024-30100-1206025-401,8-1,90-11,75Motor current min. 1,9A peak.
PETGshredded 3D printing wastehigh comp.2081225-2610020401,70-11,7Fan inclined to the sensor.
ABSPelletshigh/low comp.20513-1628-3212050251,50-11,8Filament tends to twist, do not cool too much at the sensor
PPPelletshigh/low comp.180

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