Old Brittle Filament

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Firepower
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Old Brittle Filament

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I understand that old brittle filament can be put in an oven to dry it out but wondered if the prints from brittle filament is worse than with new filament.

I can not tell as most of mine have a rough surface. :) Some are quite good. But wondered if the prints are better with new filament?

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Re: Old Brittle Filament

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1800 views and no comments seems strange.

Just wondered what the disadvantages are in using old brittle filament? Maybe none.

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Re: Old Brittle Filament

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Honestly when I have material like that, I toss it. The cost of materials isn't super high and while there are some ways to "freshen" your brittle filament, I haven't used them. I would forever wonder if I can trust it to complete a print without issue

Everyone has their preferences, favorites and budgets....I pay extra for better quality materials (ColorFabb, etc)

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