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Capricorn TL PTFE



Capricorn TL 
is a brandnew, innovative and specially for 3D printing designed high-end PTFE tube.

It is made from pure Japanese resin, transparent and is excellent for printing with chunky and abrasive filaments.
Compared to a standard PTFE, this tube offers unique advantanges and makes this product to a game changer in 3D printing. 
Enjoy the benefits of a lightweight bowden extruder and the filament control of direct extruders.

Capricorn TL improves the extrusion behavior and is the perfect upgrade for many 3D printers.

Product features

  • Made from pure Japanese resin 
  • Transparent
  • Accurate inner diameter <0.05mm and outer diameter <0.0
  • Especially deform resistant against heat
  • Reduced inner diameter for 3D printing applications
  • Sgnificantly lower slip
  • Ideal for printing chunky and abrasive filaments
  • Advanced extrusion control

We recommend Capricorn TL with following Products

Ultimaker 2 
Ultimaker 2+ 
Ultimaker 2+ Connect
Ultimaker S3 
Ultimaker S5
Prusa i3 Mk2/2s with Multicolour Upgrade 
Prusa i3 Mk3S
Prusa i3 Mk3S+
Raise3D with Bondtech 
Raise3D Pro3 
Raise3D Pro3 Plus
Raise3D E2CF IDEX Dual Extruder
and all 3D Printers with Bowdenextruder

E3D V5 & V6 Hotend

Bondtech Extruder

Capricorn PTFE Cutter 

Technical Data

Additive: Blue Colour
Pulling Friction: 0.76
Colour: Blue-Transparent 
Density (kg/m3): 2100 +/-100
Hardness: 55
Inner Diameter (mm): 2.0 +/- 0.05
Linear Thermal Expansion at 250 °C: 3.4-3.6%
Recommended Printing Temperature (°C): max. 260
Melting Point (°C): ca. 340
Outer Diameter (mm): 4.075 +/- 0.025
Roundness: < 0.1
Stiffness: Medium
Thermal Conductivity (W/m-k): 0.25
Wear Rate (gm/s): 0.01
Young's Modulus (GPa): 0.50

Please recalibrate your retract settings. 
Reduce the retract length by 50% and lengthen it stepwise, until there is no stringing effect visible.  

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