PC-Max White

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White PC-Max unlike other PCs in the market presents a temperature of printing for all types of 3D printers (250-270ºC). The most outstanding feature of this filament is that it withstands great efforts while maintaining a low weight.

Polycarbonate (PC) is a widely used material in a multitude of sectors such as automotive, aviation, electronics, construction and many more. The PC has characteristics, mechanical resistance and even surface finish, superior to the materials commonly used in the field of 3D printing (ABS o PLAbut with a drawback, its printing temperature is usually 300-320°C, which limits its use only to  industrial 3D printers, which are able to get those temperatures in the HotEnd, but at the same time these are inaccessible for the price for many typical users such as designers, architects and amateurs.

This problem is totally solved thanks to Polymaker, who has developed a high-quality PC, called PC-Max White, that can be used by most desktop 3D printers (The required extrusion temperature is 250-270°C) . This has been made possible by the fact that Covestro (the new name of well-known manufacturer Bayer, creator of polycarbonate) has collaborated with PolyMaker, transmitting its knowledge as well as polycarbonate in primary form, from which the Polymaker filament brand has improved the formula for adjust it to the requirements of 3D printing.

The main features of PC-Max White are:

1-Excellent mechanical resistance:

The PC has been used as the reference plastic in engineering for 60 years being a light and yet resistant material. The PC-Max White, has a Young Module of 2000MPa. It is one of the leading plastic materials currently in the industry to make 3D (FDM/FFF) parts that need to withstand great efforts while maintaining low weight and cost.

Video 1: PC-Max vs 1000kg. Source: Polymaker

  

2-Resistance to heat:

The majority of materials used for 3D printing soften at relatively low temperatures (PLA≈65ºC), while the PC-Max White supports more than 110ºC without problems, being ideal for parts that are located near heat sources such as motors combustion or the like.

Graphical resistance to heat

Image 1: Heat Resistance. Source: Polymaker

 

3-Great hardness:

This filament stands out for its high hardness, with values unmatched by almost no existing material for 3D printing. This high rigidity makes the PC-Max White the most suitable choice for industrial applications, being competitive when making parts compared to any other manufacturing method.

Car Jack PC-Max

Image 2: Car Jack. Source: Polymaker

 

4-Easy Post-Processing:

The PolyMaker PC-Max White filament is easily treated after printing for a fantastic finish. To obtain a completely smooth and uniform finish with a smooth sanding or with the application of the XTC-3D epoxy resin, a brilliant finish, very similar to glass is achieved.

PC-Max Figures

Image 3: Smooth and uniform. Source: Polymaker

 

5-Easy printing:

The PC used to be used only by industrial 3D FDM / FFF printers because of the high printing demands it requested, especially due to the high printing temperature (300-320 ° C). Thanks to PolyMaker all these problems are a thing of the past, PC-Max White is valid for use by most desktop 3D printers FDM/FFF (250-270ºC) and with ease of printing.

To facilitate the 3D printing of this filament and avoid the appearance of warping, Polymaker introduces into the box of the PC-Max White a BuildTak of 203x203mm, a sheet to improve the adhesion to the base of any type of filament.

BuildTak

Image 4: BuildTak

 

Polymaker's PC-Max White coils have calibrated marks that indicate the approximate amount of filaments remaining, which helps to know if the amount of material available is sufficient for the next 3D impression.

Packaging

Image 5: Packaging. Source: Polymaker

BuildTak is required for use of the PC-Max (the user should remember to evel the bed after placing the BuildTak) combined with a recommended (not required) base temperature of 80°C. If the 3D printer has a layer fan, it must be turned off for good adhesion between layers. If the 3D printer has a layer fan, it must be turned off for good adhesion between layers. For good adhesion to the base and avoiding warping it is obligatory to always use raft, with a distance adjustment between it and the piece of ≈ 0.3mm for its easy detachment after printing. It is recommended that the 3D printers used with the PC-Max be closed to avoid air currents fluctuating by the piece and thus achieve the expected results without incidents of warping and cracking.


  • Plastic Type: PC (Polycarbonate)

  • Manufacturer: Polymaker

  • Color: True White

  • Diameter: 1.75 mm or 2.85 mm

  • Tolerance (maximum) diameter: ± 0.05 mm

  • Melting point: 250-270 ° C

  • Temperature bed based printing: 80° C

  • Density: 1.18-1.20 g/cm3

  • Quantity: Spool of 750g whit very high quality

  • Spool diameter: 150mm

  • Spool Width: 55.9mm

  • Inner hole diameter: 55 mm

  • Shipping Weight: 1 Kg

  • Shipping Dimensions: 200x200x100mm

  • HS Code: 3916.9

  • Included BluildTak 203x203mm

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