I am using the FT5 R2 stock at the moment but starting upgrades. This machine is for work and I really need to convert to be able to print PEEK. What up grades are nessary? What extrusion temps, bed temps are you using ? Thanks for all your help in advance.
That stuff needs to be HOOOOOOOOT.
You would need a special extruder, special thermister/sensor and custom firmware.
400c hotend, and 120c bed temps, all metal hotend, titanium heatbreak, hardened nozzle, type K thermocouple, duet wifi and thermocouple i/f boards, 1kw 110v/220v ac bed, 40amp SSR, and a mortgage to buy it all lol
Thanks for all the input.
If you pulled a number off the top of your head. Any idea what this would cost ball park?
If you can afford $80 for a 200gr. roll of peek, money isn't a concern.
But I would say $150-250 as you would also need to change extruder setup to E3D. I think you need a daughter board to run the thermal couple.
Wyvern, It took allot of upgrades and money, but we have done it! Printing PEKK. It was just as good and easier to print than PEEK. But still $380.00 for 1.1 lbs. Thanks for your help.
I think a write up of your build would be awesome to see and read.
I closed this thread as the last post was 7 months ago.