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The Stratasys FDM Vapor Smoothing process for our White Glaze material


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Joris, this is totally awesome! the finish, along with the the max build volume on this process is going to make it possible to make some sweet products
#1 Jessica (Homepage) on 2009-09-17 18:23 (Reply)
Jessica,

Great! I can't wait to see what you guys come up with! I don't know if you saw but you were mentioned in this post: http://www.shapeways.com/blog/archives/288-Weather-Bracelet-3D-printed-data-visualization.html

Joris
#1.1 Joris on 2009-09-17 18:40 (Reply)
yeah. saw that.
we're planning to order a vase and lamp later tonight, so keep an eye out.
#2 Jessica (Homepage) on 2009-09-17 18:43 (Reply)
I just ordered one of my models.
I really love the look of the smooth plastic.
Cheers,

Rob
#3 Rob Parthoens on 2009-09-17 19:04 (Reply)
Sweet! Please give us a lot of feedback on this and tell us if it meets your expectations. This could be a great step forward but only if you guys are happy with it.
#3.1 Joris on 2009-09-17 20:37 (Reply)
More detail! As much as you advise against us doing it ourselves, plenty of us Shapeways customers would LOVE to try such a process on the prints we've already got! Are you protective of the process? I'm curious as to what these "Solvent Vapours" are all about. =D

Gorgeous results. Thanks for sharing!

-343
#4 SevenCubed (Homepage) on 2009-09-18 14:08 (Reply)
Seven,

We're not protective of the process since it is Stratasys' and we only use it. If you'd want to know how to do it, then the best thing to do would be to ask them.

When I say something is dangerous, I mean it. I actually passed out.
#4.1 Joris Peels on 2009-09-18 14:17 (Reply)
FABULOUS!
Solves some of the hesitancy for some, even tho it also makes more explanation due on our part. Hope you make a bundle on it!
Thanks also for showing some of the many hands that do the work involved.......
#5 Craig Luce (Homepage) on 2009-09-18 20:56 (Reply)
is this process still being offered? I don't see it in the pull-down-list
#6 reza on 2013-01-31 00:08 (Reply)

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