Give your 3D Printer some Flexibility! TPE is a durable material that allows 3D printers to make flexible objects. On the spool, the first thing you will notice is that this filament is soft and noodle-like. Use TPE to print joints to articulated fingers or action figures, gaskets, cell phone cases, or anywhere else that you could use some flexibility!Some quick tips to using TPE:As a general rule, TPE does not need a heated bed.TPE likes to go slowly for best results. Try a healthy starting point of 30mm/s and increase from there.