Ultimaker PC (polycarbonate) is a very strong and tough material that can be used for various engineering applications. Here are guidelines for getting started with Ultimaker PC and tips to achieve the best 3D print results.
Ultimaker PC is only officially supported for single material prints. Experimental use of PC in combination with PVA, TPU 95A or another color of PC is possible. For more information, see our material compatibility guide.
Always use the latest version of Cura and make sure that your printer is updated with the latest firmware version to include the correct material profile for Ultimaker PC.
Note: The information provided here applies to Ultimaker PC, similar quality cannot be guaranteed with third-party filaments.
The nozzle temperature for printing with Ultimaker PC is 260 – 280 °C and the build plate temperature should be approximately 110 °C. Below you can find an overview of the temperatures per printer and nozzle size.