P-R

Print Management
This is a new brand new feature of AutoMaker that tries to ensure nothing will interrupt the print process - it can currently help reduce the risk of print ...
Thu, 14 May, 2015 at 4:04 PM
Parametric
(Adjustable in all dimensions. A parametric model is one that can be resized and or distorted to suit the user's needs. In CAD software, you can resi...
Fri, 15 May, 2015 at 3:11 PM
PEI
Also known by the trade name Ultem® - this is a high performance engineering thermoplastic called Polyetherimide. The bed surface of Robox® is constructed...
Fri, 15 May, 2015 at 3:12 PM
Perimeter
In FFF used to describe an extrusion path that runs around the perimeter of the object. e.g. number of perimeters sets the wall thickness of the object.
Fri, 15 May, 2015 at 3:24 PM
PLA
Polylactic Acid. A biodegradable thermoplastic polymer manufactured from corn starch which is frequently used as a 3D printer material.
Fri, 15 May, 2015 at 3:25 PM
Polypropylene (PP)
Polypropylene (PP) - a ‘waxy’ flexible thermoplastic which can be used for 3D printing, however it is particularly susceptible to shrinkage and warping is...
Fri, 15 May, 2015 at 3:26 PM
Print Head
This is the ‘end-effector’ of Robox® which can perform a number of different functions depending on the model. The standard model is a single material, du...
Fri, 15 May, 2015 at 3:26 PM
PFA
Perfluoroalkoxy alkane - A flouropolymer with similar properties to PTFE
Fri, 15 May, 2015 at 3:41 PM
PTFE
Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon®) - A high temperature engineering thermoplastic with an extremely low coefficient of friction - used to line the filament...
Fri, 15 May, 2015 at 3:57 PM
Pulley
More specifically - a timing pulley - used for translating rotational motion into precise linear motion. The pitch of the belt and the number of teeth on ...
Fri, 15 May, 2015 at 3:57 PM