Re: [rp-ml] Materials for 3D Printer

From: Adrian Bowyer (
Date: Thu Jun 09 2005 - 12:31:44 EEST

Eric Lie wrote:

> Does anyone have any idea of a material that has melting point of lower
> than 80 degrees Celsius or below that won’t give out foul burnt smell
> and yet still not brittle (e.g. cannot be wax)?
> I am looking for materials for home-based 3D printer. The materials
> cannot be expensive (ie commonly available).

Try polycaprolactone (PCL) [a.k.a. protoplast, a.k.a. polymorph].


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