nGen_LUX

nGen_LUX is a unique development based on our best-selling co-polyester nGen, made with Eastman Amphora AM3300 3d Polymer. The excellent clarity of the base AM3300 makes this material uniquely suited for the extremely rare pigment used in nGen_LUX. The material uses diffuse reflection to scatter light in all directions. For the eye it’s nearly impossible to spot layering, even at 0.2mm layerheight. nGen_LUX allows users to print visually appealing models without the need of post processing. nGen_LUX features all the characteristics of our regular nGen, good chemical stability, elevated temperature resistance (85C) and thus allows users to print creations that are functional, durable, efficient and attractive.

Diamond Black

Stylish and luxurious, our Diamond Black looks like diamond dust has used during the production of this filament. A beautiful black is combined with a rich shade of sparkles, resulting in the ultimate black filament.  

Champagne Gold

This pale shade of gold reminds of the subtle and unmistakably beautiful color of champagne. It’s elegant and classy and will add instant luxury to any 3D printing project.

Regal Violet

Violet is the color of majesty, luxury and extravagance and thus perfectly suited for nGen_LUX. Make your prints stand out with a lustrous, rich cherry like violet – perfectly suited for making the most amazing final parts.

Star Yellow

A bright yellow gold, with loads of sparkly goodness that seems to be forged inside a star. A highly visible color that looks great from afar and even better up close. This might be the brightest yellow gold we’ve seen in a filament.

Nature Green

Green means positive. Green means life. Green means nature. Bring an extraordinary and unique look to your creations. This shade of green is a mix of the most amazing emerald green and decent amount of what looks like fairy dust.

Quick facts

Material: colorFabb nGen_LUX

Diameter Tolerance: ± 0.05 mm

Density: 1.2 g•cm-3

Glass Transition Temperature: 85C

Adviced 3d printing temperature: 220-240C Adviced 3d print speed: 40-70 mm/s Advised Heated bed: 75-85C

You can use the same settings as with nGen. Build platform nGen_LUX gives the best results on a heated build platform, 75C to about 85C is usually needed for proper adhesion to a glass plate. Optionally users could decide to use products such as 3DLac to improve adhesion. Printing on a cold bed is possible for small to medium sized parts but not advised for large parts which will be prone to warping.   Cooling Too much cooling will create brittle parts with bad layer-to-layer adhesion. Therefor we recommend starting with 50% cooling. It’s always best to print with the least amount of cooling to get the best possible layer-to-layer adhesion.   nGen_LUX has been tested in colorFabb’s print lab been testing the filament in our print lab on the most popular printers currently in the market right now: the Prusa i3, both the Stacker S2 and S4, the Lulzbot TAZ 6 and Mini, the Robo R2 and C2, the Ultimaker range of printers and the Mass Portal Pharaoh. Rest assured that if your printer works with nGen (and most of them with a heated bed do) you the user can achieve the stellar results we have seen so far.

Full design attributions:
Polygon Vase by Antonin Nosek (EDGEdesign), published Jan 13, 2018 https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2755758
Origami Vase by Kristaps Politis (KRISP3D), published Aug 25, 2017 https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2500119
Vase by Kristaps Politis (KRISP3D), published Aug 25, 2017 https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2519263
Villa Desk Plant Pot by David Payne (Qrome), published Feb 2, 2018 https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2779537
Carved Stone Vase Pair by davvyk, published Mar 16, 2017 https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2181381

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