Blue steel have a wonderful mix of blue-grey which reminds me of the sky right before a storm. This is almost a periwinkle or jeans color incase your next print needs just the right blue.

Maker Geeks Raptor Series is a High Temp PLA which means you can anneal it to exceed the performance of ABS.

Maker Geeks is a made in USA filament with free shipping for all orders to the US. They have a wide selection and offer everything from PLA, ABS, PETG, TPU (flex), and specialty filaments. Maker Geeks is sold in 1KG sizes on plastic spools. They also offer Grab Bag filaments at discount and a monthly 2 roll subscription.

HTPLA Raptor – High Performance PLA 3D Filament – HD Blue Steel – 1.75mm – 1KG

 

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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