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FD and FUD Curing Problem???? [message #37626] Sun, 30 October 2011 15:47 UTC Go to next message
avatar tdr.innovations  is currently offline tdr.innovations
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I have had a couple of customers contact me about some of our parts, printed out in FD and FUD material, that do not seem to be fully cured. The problem has been described as a "sweating" and "liquification" of the part.

I have not seen the problem on any of the parts that I have ordered so I cannot speak from first hand knowlege.

Has anybody else had this "sweating" problem on their FD and/or FUD parts?

If the parts are not fully cured when they ship, is there a way for the customer to cure the parts?

I will ask my customers to chime in with their direct observations.
Re: FD and FUD Curing Problem???? [message #37630 is a reply to message #37626 ] Sun, 30 October 2011 16:32 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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It could be the waxy "Support Material" that didn't get fully cleaned off. A couple of other forum threads discuss how to best clean it.


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Re: FD and FUD Curing Problem???? [message #37676 is a reply to message #37626 ] Mon, 31 October 2011 14:29 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar Youknowwho4eva  is currently offline Youknowwho4eva
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I have heard of liquid residue on models, as stony said it may be the support material which is a wax material.


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Re: FD and FUD Curing Problem???? [message #37750 is a reply to message #37626 ] Tue, 01 November 2011 20:58 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar tdr.innovations  is currently offline tdr.innovations
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I suspected that it could be the wax too. I recommended that the part be thoroughly cleaned.

Thanks
Re: FD and FUD Curing Problem???? [message #38446 is a reply to message #37750 ] Sat, 12 November 2011 13:25 UTC Go to previous message
avatar DickvanMourik  is currently offline DickvanMourik
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I've had similar problems, models stay way too flexible and the finish quality also is different from the fully cured versions.

 
   
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