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POINT WILL BREAK OFF IN DEPOWDERING. [message #29214] Fri, 17 June 2011 12:58 UTC Go to next message
avatar mctrivia  is currently offline mctrivia
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What does this mean? Can not be printed : POINT WILL BREAK OFF IN DEPOWDERING.

not sure what powdering is. Was trying to print in gold plated steel


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Re: POINT WILL BREAK OFF IN DEPOWDERING. [message #29216 is a reply to message #29214 ] Fri, 17 June 2011 13:04 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I have to say, I've never seen that one before... Is the model public so you can show us which point they may be talking about? Maybe it's the green phase when removing excess powder?


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Re: POINT WILL BREAK OFF IN DEPOWDERING. [message #29217 is a reply to message #29214 ] Fri, 17 June 2011 13:07 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Depowdering is likely to refer to removing of the support powder during the green stage.
This is where the model is only composed of the steel powder and an organic binder.
Check out the very illustrative video on the material page"

http://www.shapeways.com/materials/stainless_steel

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Re: POINT WILL BREAK OFF IN DEPOWDERING. [message #29219 is a reply to message #29217 ] Fri, 17 June 2011 13:33 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Model is this: http://www.shapeways.com/model/277968/4deb05be95d9db033506f7 9417e5c4d7/frameless_d4_large_.html?gid=ug


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Re: POINT WILL BREAK OFF IN DEPOWDERING. [message #29280 is a reply to message #29219 ] Sat, 18 June 2011 14:27 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar GlenG  is currently offline GlenG
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The message means what it says. This model has some very sharp pointed projections and during handling to remove the green print from the build box it is more than likely it will be damged before it gets to the furnace. The technicians here are very talented and careful but they know the odds of success/ failure better than anyone.

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Re: POINT WILL BREAK OFF IN DEPOWDERING. [message #29285 is a reply to message #29280 ] Sat, 18 June 2011 15:25 UTC Go to previous message
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I did not know what depowdering was. I have rounded off the corners and resubmitted hopefully it will go through this time


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