What bed should I use for PETG?

What bed should I use for PETG?

Printer Setup

Platform Material Recommended Surfaces
Glass Bed [1] [2] Recommended – Straight on glass bed with a thin layer of Magigoo Original or glue stick. Overlay options – Buildtak or FlashForge style sheet [2] | PEI sheet.
Aluminium Bed Most popular – Buildtak or FlashForge style sheet [2] Other options – PEI sheet

What are the best settings for PETG?

PETG has a higher melting temperature than PLA so we recommend setting your hot end temperature between 235 and 250°C. ALWAYS use a fan with PETG as it tends to cool the filament in the hot end and help with retractions. Keep your retraction speed slow at 40mm/s or less. Set your bed temperature to 80-100°C .

What kind of material should I use for PETG?

Although these surfaces might work fine for PETG, we recommend using a heated build platform for best results. The heated bed can significantly improve the first layer adhesion, making things much easier for future prints.

What kind of print surface do you need for PETG?

The must-have surface for printing with PETG. Compatible with PLA, PLA blends, ABS, TPU/TPE* more. You asked for it, we listened! Introducing the BuildTak Polyetherimide (PEI) Print Surface. Now you can choose the print surface best-suited to the material being printed.

Is the buildtak Pei print surface compatible with PETG?

Paired with our Complete BuildTak FlexPlate System, you can employ multiple FlexPlates to easily swap out between BuildTak Original and BuildTak PEI print surfaces. 3D printing just got easier! The must-have surface for printing with PETG. Compatible with PLA, PLA blends, ABS, TPU/TPE* more.

What should I use for 3D printing with PETG filament?

Also consider turning off your cooling fan for the first few layers to prevent warping, then turn the fan on for the following layers. Use a good build surface: Standard painter’s tape is considered a great option for PETG 3D printing, among options like hairspray and glue stick.