It is an elastic polymeric material that could be stretched and forced without damaging it: TPU-RE will always come back to its original form. The filament is available in a lot of different colors and during the printing process it doesn’t give off any smell. You can find on our website a tutorial in order to learn how to print it.
Because of its feature, there’s is a procedure that must be applied to load the filament inside the extruder: select in your Sharebot’s LCD Panel the option “Change filament” and remove the previous filament; then remove the filament pushing bearing placed at the extruder side (you have to unscrew the 4 screw you see on it). Now it’s possibile to upload TPU-RE in the extruder. The bearing must be fastened to the extuder. If the filament has been loaded correctly, you can now start your 3D printing process.
TPU profiles can be found in our