ABS Water Content Test Tube

Determines is ABS filament needs drying. Moisture causes the bottom of the tube to shrink, when compared the the sections farther from the heated bed.

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Set layer height to 0.3 for single wall.

Simply print a section of this tube, to determine if your filament needs drying. If you see shrinking at the base, it means water is being purged out of the plastic by the heated bed. You can bake the filament in a conventional oven set at the lowest temperature for 2 to 4 hours, to get rid of the water.

Materials and methods

- Heated bed @ 110°C
- ABS Filament to test



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Mini wildseyed1John Cabrer published this design ago