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    Nice. need to tinker with that with my laser cutter now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bolsoncerrado View Post
    Big mess as of flames? lol
    YEP!

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    Then full power might not be the answer ha!

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    ( waterjet )

    I'll see what leather does. Seems too simple.

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    Any odds on short or long term success?
    Last edited by TommyDee; 08-06-2018 at 01:31 AM.

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    I fear leather gets deformed too easily... after a few wipes that is.

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    One vote for early uselessness on leather

    For what it's worth, this is a piece from a cheap wallet leather kit.

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    A quick review of the leather...

    Did you know PLA and ABS like to stick to leather?
    It does... fail one.

    Leather takes a little more maintenance to avoid welding old filament back to a hot nozzle.
    The setup I am using now is working excellent on the wipe operation which is a plus.

    Variation in this process is huge. From suppleness of the leather, fuzziness, and overall fit all make a difference.
    For my application, the thickness is a near-net fit to the little white holder.
    No reason for the loop because it has nowhere to go. But it can lift out easily if you need to clean it.

    My stock wipers are still in good shape. However, they've never done this well in removing all the tailing at the beginning of the print.

    I'll need to do the dual filament test as this is the real test for this kind of solution. That is where color bleed has always been a problem for me.

 

 

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