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Capricorn XS Low Friction Bowden Tubing 1 Meter

Genuine Capricorn low friction PTFE bowden tubing cut to 1 meter length.

AUD ($19.00 Incl Gst) $17.27 Ex Gst
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One meter for Genuine Capricorn PTFE Tubing, enhanced with a propietary blend of high performance additive. 1.9mm inner, 4mm outder diameter for 1.75mm filaments.

Guaranteed to always be the right diameter, and perfectly round; Capricorn XS enables printing of flexible filaments without the binding up that happens with over-diameter tubes.

Additives Blue Color and Secret High Lubricity Additive Mixture
Best for Chunky Filaments Yes
Best for Flexible Filaments Yes
Can See Through No
Pulling Friction OFF
Colour Dark Blue
Density (kg/m3) 2300 +/-100
Hardness 60-65
Inner Diameter 1.90 mm (+/- 0.05)
Linear Thermal Expansion at 250 °C  2.2-3.3%
Material Highest Quality Pure Virgin PTFE
Melting Point Up to 340 °C
Outer Diameter 3.95 mm (+/- 0.05)
Roundness Variation < 0.1mm
Stiffness Medium High
Thermal Conductivity (W/m-k) 0.25
Wear Rate (gm/s) 0.01
Youngs Modulus (GPa) 0.53
Notes:
  • Pulling Friction is calculated as the average force required to pull 1.2 meters of 1.75mm PLA filament through 1 meter of tubing at a constant speed, relative to 1 meter of cheap white reference tubing. Note that although the friction of the TL series is about the same or even slightly lower than the XS series, it also has a larger internal diameter, making it less suitable for flexible filament and low retraction prints.
  • Stffness: Other Bowden tubes may vary significantly in stiffness, depending on the material from which theyre made. This tubing generally tends to be more flexible than most, with the TL being more flexible than XS.
  • Youngs Modulus (YM) is the measure of elasticity of the material. The XS Series additives give the PTFE a slightly greater YM than the TL Series.
  • Temperatures were approximated by heating samples of all tubing simultaneously, observing how quickly each one began to deform. Printer failures may happen at significantly lower temperatures.
  • Warning! Printing high temperature materials may create dangerous off-gassing.

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3D Printing Solutions was established in 2013 by CEO Michael Tyson to distribute high quality 3D printers and supplies to enthusiasts, businesses, government and educational institutions across Australia and New Zealand.

Australian owned and operated, here at 3D Printing Solutions we are dedicated to ensuring your success by providing high quality solutions and sharing our years of hands on experience and support. One of our key philosophies is to thoroughly test the printer brands and filaments we sell to ensure they meet our key quality standards. Our collaborative and in-depth experience with these brands ensures we can provide detailed comparisons and advice to customers.

Key Benefits

  • Australian owned online and retail store operated since 2013.
  • Quality assured products.
  • Free shipping on orders over $150 across Australia* (* Excludes select products where noted and delivery to some remote regions.)
  • We have hands on experience using Capricorn products. Phone, email and local support handled by our trained and knowledgeable staff.
  • Growing list of online resources for beginners and advanced users.
  • Support and warranty handled locally in Australia.

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