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2019 PrintDry Filament Dryer – Review the Specs

Azzura Lalani
Apr 17, 2019

Want to print notoriously tricky filaments like nylon, PVA, PETG and flexibles? The PrintDry Filament Dryer sucks moisture out of filament to give you the best print quality possible. Let's review the features and specs!

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There are many things that pair excellently with water. Swimming, for example. Filament, however, isn’t one of them. In fact, you want that about as dry as it can get, especially when you’re printing with ABS, PETG, PVA, nylon or flexibles.

That’s where PrintDry’s filament dryer has your back. Though it’s not the only option to toast your filament (if you’ve ever put filament in your oven, you know what we’re talking about) it’s made specifically for this purpose.

It dries your filament in two ways: either while in the container as the filament gets fed into your printer or separately so that it’s ready to be printed outside the enclosure when you need it. We haven’t gotten our paws on this gadget yet, but here’s our review of specs.

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PrintDry Filament Dryer – Review the Specs Features

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This gadget can help improve print results by removing moisture from your filament. (Source: MatterHackers)

Despite its fairly unimpressive looks – the PrintDry Filament Dryer resembles a hacked food dehydrator and works in roughly the same way – this gadget is able to eke all the water out of your thirsty, hygroscopic filament spools.

TWO SPOOL CAPACITY

This dryer can wick moisture out of two filament spools at the same time so you don’t have to spend time waiting around after one spool’s used up. You can also feed the filament of one spool directly into your printer, while the other container dries a second spool.

DRYING TIME

Waiting for a spool to dry up doesn’t have to be like watching paint dry, but that doesn’t mean it’s much faster. Drying times range from about two hours for ABS and PETG to over 12 hours for materials like Nylon.

IMPROVED PRINT QUALITY

Hygroscopic materials like nylon and PETG have the annoying habit of sucking moisture out of the air, which affects their performance. The PrintDry Filament Dryer makes them spit that water back out so you don’t have print disasters on your hands.

ADJUSTABLE TEMPERATURE

Like a rotisserie chicken, you can roast your filament at the perfect temperature to get the best results. Keep your filament in a balmy 35°C up to a scorching 70°C.

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PrintDry Filament Dryer – Review the Specs Specifications

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It's similar to a food dehydrator, but it sucks moisture out of your filament. (Source: MatterHackers)

Dryer temperature range: 35 to 70°C

Max continuous drying time: 40 hours

Power supply: 120VAC/60Hz

Spool dimensions: OD 100-250 mm, height 25 to 125 mm

Spool mounting hole diameter: 19 to 58 mm

Spool weight: Up to 2 kg

Weight: 3.8 kg

Size: 370 x 370 x 360 mm

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PrintDry Filament Dryer – Review the Specs Where to Buy

You can buy a PrintDry Filament Dryer from the retailers below.

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