3D Printing with NinjaFlex Flexible Filament
What kind of filament is NinjaFlex?
Ninjaflex filament is a TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) based material that offers flexibility, elasticity and high strength properities. This rubbery material is great for projects that need to be both flexible and durable. It’s ideal for making bumpers for protecting your devices.
Is NinjaFlex a PLA?
NinjaFlex is ideal for 3D printers that can print in PLA and ABS. More importantly, NinjaFlex is optimal for 3D printers with direct-drive extruders. Printing with this filament if your 3D printer has a bowden tube will require very specific fine-tuning.
What material is NinjaFlex?
Made from a specially formulated thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) material, this patented technology contains a low-tack, easy-to-feed texture. The result is uniquely flexible, strong prints ideal for direct-drive extruders.
What can I print with NinjaFlex?
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How flexible is Ninjaflex?
Its consistency in diameter and orality (roundness) outpaces other polyurethane materials. Made from a specially formulated thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) material, this patented technology boasts a low-tack, easy-to-feed texture. The result is uniquely flexible, strong prints ideal for direct-drive extruders.
Is Ninjaflex hygroscopic?
Most flexible filaments like Ninjaflex, are hygroscopic to some degree, which means that they will pop and sizzle if you try extruding before the material is dried.
What is the most flexible filament?
The most flexible filament MakeShaper offers is an Ultra-Flexible TPU with a Shore A Durometer of 60 (600A). A Shore A 60 material is classified as medium-soft material but it is extremely flexible, even with a high degree of infill.
How do you dry Ninjaflex?
You can also use a vacuum oven to dry your filament in a half hour to an hour, or use a PrintDry to easily dry your filament and keep it dry. Most flexible filaments are hygroscopic to some degree, and will pop and sizzle if you try extruding before the material is dried.
Can you print Ninjaflex on Ender 3 v2?
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