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heatbed silicone ruber with imported material

Posted by sz3bbylA 
heatbed silicone ruber with imported material
April 27, 2017 02:10PM
I just buyed a silicone ruber made with imported material from china
i realy don,t know wich kind of material is this but i tryed to stick on glass with double adesive tape and don't keepet sticked
look like a silicone with somethng glass fiber
i ask for somebody who buyed something similar
wich double adesive mast use to stick on glass ?
thank you and scuse my english

Re: heatbed silicone ruber with imported material
April 27, 2017 03:53PM
I think that's silicone impregnated fiberglass. Keenovo uses that type of material in their heaters. My Keenovo heater came with 3M 468MP sticky tape applied and it has been sticking perfectly to the aluminum bed plate in my printer.

Sticking a heater directly to glass is a bad idea- glass is a thermal insulator and won't heat evenly. Here's a thermal picture of a Taz printer with a heater glued directly to the glass.



Notice the temperature variation. It was difficult to get prints to stick everywhere on that printer until I replaced the glass with a cast aluminum tooling plate.

Here's what the same heater looks like on aluminum:




Son of MegaMax 3D printer: [www.instructables.com]
Ultra MegaMax Dominator 3D printer: [drmrehorst.blogspot.com]
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