print settings for polymide Copa

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print settings for polymide Copa

Postby tcr » Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:48 pm

Hi Im using an E2

I have some issues with printing polymaker copa filament, along with the polymaker copa cf , In general they both print , but with a high rate of failure and poor quality finish. Does anyone have a profile they could share for an E2 .

I have found if my print jobs are quite small dimensional wise eg say 20mm cubed , Im good to go, but if I want to print something with multiple curves in a box of say 50mm cube, with a print tim e of 6 hours and infill of 50% , it just comes out terrible

Im in Europe, and Polymaker is easily accessible. I have downloaded the print profile from the open filament program on the raise site, and have tried adjusting here and ther, but I just dont seem to be able to get a win.
I cant even get the machine to print with any dissolvable support material, regardless of keeping everything in low humidity poly boxes etc

thanks in advance

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Re: print settings for polymide Copa

Postby IVI-vg-2017 » Fri Jun 11, 2021 12:01 pm

I second this,

Using a N2 with Bondtech Printhead upgrade
5 Year old Printer
Regular Maintenance
Mid - Low Use
0.4 Nozzle
Buildtak (Felxplate) with glue

Is there any printer settings around that are suitable for larger prints with Polymide CoPA?
To elaborate: The main problem with the print is a warp effect that leads to extreme waisting. (see images) I've tried the Printer Profile from the Polymaker website as basis as well as the PolyMax-PC from the Raise Website without significant success. One way of reducing the mid-section-warping effect is to reduce the temperature to 240°C but its still present and the layer adhesion reduces. Preheating the print area was also tried without success. The filament is dried extensively before the print (16h 70°C)
To reiterate our test cube prints ok-ish but printing more complex or a bit higher parts show this effect.
Kind of out of my depth. Any advice would be helpful.

Kind Regards

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