I finally tested Polymakers PolyMax PC filament for it’s printing quality, mechanical performance and impact resistance. Let’s find out if it really lives up to it’s reputation!

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DISCLAIMER: NONE of these tests were performed with any officially calibrated test equipment. The values presented in this video are for information/entertainment only and will not be comparable to any official tests!

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24 thoughts on “The King of 3D printing materials? Polymaker PolyMax PC REVIEW”

  • Feel free to share the video on Facebook, Reddit, Twitter and other social media!
    I'm currently on holiday in Japan so please excuse if replies to comments might be a little delayed.

  • Pure PC is best printed in slower speeds, no fan and in a a warm / heated / closed chamber. Best is just in a enclosed heat controlled chamber.
    Printing PC on a "standard" printer is lets say just the hillbilly way. I got the best resulsts with 310-330C but i guess Polymaker is not pure PC.

  • With that large of a temperature difference, where sometimes only 5°C can make a difference, I am quite surprised that you did not at least try 260°C or even finer with perhaps a 10% fan speed…

  • I hope you had/have a wonderful trip to Japan!
    One set of testing I would like to see would be testing creep on various 3D printed materials and if there's ways to improve it.
    I think that could be really fascinating, especially for mechanical parts.

  • I’d like to see you test materials based on print quality… even sacrificing raw strength for the best-looking prints (least layer lines, smoothest finish, highest accuracy)

  • If you want the true king of filaments, try Novamid 1030CF10. Quite expensive, but it has better specs in terms of E-modulus and tensile strength even when tested in the wrong direction. When tested in the right direction (so the carbon fibers do their job), you can expect an E-modulus of almost four times as high as PC (7.5 vs. 2 GPa) and a tensile strength of almost twice as high (110 vs. 60 MPa). I'm interested on seeing a Charpy test on that, though! Edit: print quality may also improve a lot compared to PC, I've seen some amazing prints.

  • Guten Tag Stephan, what do you think of nonplanar 3D printing, please see this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=km1lvuva5mI maybe you can test this process. Vielen Dank.

  • Amaroq Starwind says:

    You should look into Non-Planar 3D Printing;

    It might help with various physical properties, and with print quality.

  • Interesting article on screws into 3D printed parts. https://www.additivemanufacturing.media/blog/post/video-can-3d-printed-parts-hold-self-tapping-screws

  • Wow love this video (and all your videos)! I am fairly new to 3d printing and am interested in learning how to properly dial in my settings for new materials. Do you know of any comprehensive guide that would include calibration of extrusion multiplier, the use of a temperature tower, and other tests I should consider? Have you considered making an in depth video focusing on how you create your slicer profiles? Thanks and keep up the good work!

  • BPA alarmists are akin to anti vaxxers. A couple of the places which claim everything causes cancer in California claimed BPA causes cancer. Tens of thousands of studies done by qualified people over the past 50 years prove otherwise. It's harmless. The people who claimed it is bad for you are as qualified as Jenny McCarthy.

  • Maybe I missed the test but when you tested the impact strength you should test at a variety of temperatures ranging from fairly hot, room temperature and ice cold.

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