Heat bed stand offs

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  1. James Brown

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    Hi, can someone tell why plastic standoffs are used and would it be ok to use metal standoffs? Thanks
     
  2. Joe Pomo

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    My guess is that they are used to prevent heat from conducting through the standoffs to the aluminum plate below, maybe to prevent thermal expansion and protection again high-temperatures for those components over the course of a long print. The Plastic standoffs are Polysulfone based so they are likely to be very durable over long-term use at high-temps
     
  3. James Brown

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    Thank you
     

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