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Bi-Metallic Heat Breaks - A (R)Evolution?!

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Published on Feb 20, 2021
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A bi-metal heat break, consisting of copper threads and surgical stainless steel tubing is a pretty interesting concept that can potentially add quite some performance to your 3D printer. Let me show you how I was able to more than double the extrusion capability of my Ender-3 what happened when I first cheaped out and bought a knock-off part and how I was pleasantly surprised when I spent the money and got the genuine one from SliceEngineering! Letโ€™s find out more!

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00:00 Introduction
01:23 What's a Heat Break?
04:20 Benchmarking the Ender-3 Pro
07:42 Benchmarking a Generic BiMetal Heat Break
09:50 Benchmarking a the Copperhead Heat Break
11:27 Summary
13:27 Squarespace Promo

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