3D Solutech Silver Metal is a shiny grey PLA which you could use for your next sword, armor, or other metal print. It appears to contain a very small grain of glitter in it to help give it some shine. This PLA will not harm your nozzle and prints great.

3D Solutech is a quality made in USA filament. They have a wide selection and are budget friendly. 3D Solutech is a great source for transparent, silk (called Ultra), and normal filaments. I only had one bad roll and  they replaced it very quickly without hesitation. A bad roll can happen to anyone. 3D Solutech is sold in 1KG sizes on plastic spools. They also include stickers with their rolls.

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Recommended Print Settings

Temperatures

  • Hot End - 210 Celsius
  • Bed - 60 Celsius

Speeds

  • Print Speed - 50mm/s
  • First Layer Speed - 30mm/s
  • Perimeter Speed - 30mm/s
  • Infill Speed - 60mm/s
  • Cooling Fan Speed - 100%

Structure

  • Perimeters - 2 or 0.8mm - 1mm
  • Top and Bottom Layers - 4 to 5 or 1mm
  • Infill - 15%

Retraction

  • Distance - 0.8mm*
  • Speed - 35mm*
  • Z-Lift - 0.6mm

Bridging

  • Bridge Flow - 85%
  • Bridge Speed - 30mm/s
  • Bridge Cooling - 100%

Physical

  • Bed Adhesion - Glue Stick
  • Nozzle Type - Brass (Standard)
  • Enclosure - None
* Values will differ for printers with Bowden extruders
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