This color is amazing. It certainly does not look like this on their website. This almost black, almost purple, deep brown color is very unique. Prints in this color will have people looking closer just to figure out what is this color. Its such a unique color than I believe it stands out above and beyond what most people assume about plastic.

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.

Raptor Series PLA – High Performance 3D Filament- HD Dark Chocolate – 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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