Original Prusa i3 MK2S is a successor to Original Prusa i3 MK2 with small hardware tweaks for easier assembly and improved reliability.

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Type of filament used for i2 MK2S parts

Please tell me which kind of filament is used to print Prusa i2 MK2S original parts by Prusa

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Hi, it's PLA filament (orange or black for "original color")

Edit : i was wrong, it's "officially" ABS. But is it really matter ? print them in what you have / can / want and do the experience :)

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Even for extruder or heat exposed parts?

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Yes, there's a fan to cool down the extruder, so all exposed parts do not reach hot temperature. Everything has been seriously studied :)

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Take a look at C. Burgess's comment. The link provided says that Prusa uses ABS, not PLA.

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Hey,

According to Prusa Support, their print farms consist of original 3mm models using ABS filament. Settings are 0.2 NORMAL without any adjustments. Further, they say the 1.75mm (255/100) can be used to print them with great results but may take a long time.

Here's a link to the original answer... (dated 3/14/16)

ABS Safety Orange / Print settings used at Prusa Research?

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Hi all,

So I was hoping to print some spare parts for my MK2S kit before it arrives in May, but my existing printer is not set up for ABS (no heated bed). It seems like there's debate whether or not the "official" parts from Prusa are ABS or PLA...but it seems to me that I could print parts in PLA as long as I use enough infill. Thoughts? Has anyone tried this?

Thanks!

-Andy

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As it's not strongly solicited mechanical parts, i don't think that ABS or PLA change anything...

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