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The Most Transparent Material [message #50273] Sat, 23 June 2012 14:30 UTC Go to next message
avatar MostlyMatthew  is currently offline MostlyMatthew
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Hello.
I am attempting to make some small (one inch tall) stoppered bottles with colored liquid inside that will show through. (Think dollhouse-sized potion bottles.) I would like to have the bottles printed in 3D. I am wondering which material would be the best for my project.
Frosted detail looks like it would work for my purposes, but I would like to know whether or not transparent detail is more transparent and cannot find a transparency rating for it since it is a sub-material of white detail.
Thank you for your help!
-Matthew
Re: The Most Transparent Material [message #50275 is a reply to message #50273 ] Sat, 23 June 2012 15:17 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar BillBedford  is currently offline BillBedford
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Either would do, but you would have to paint the with something like Johnsons Kleer to get a glass like finish.


Bill Bedford
Re: The Most Transparent Material [message #50285 is a reply to message #50273 ] Sun, 24 June 2012 05:31 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar MostlyMatthew  is currently offline MostlyMatthew
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I don't mind the non-glossy finish it has, in fact I think it kind of gives it a more mysterious, magical quality like frosted glass. I just want to know which one the colored liquid would show through better.
Re: The Most Transparent Material [message #50289 is a reply to message #50285 ] Sun, 24 June 2012 11:29 UTC Go to previous message
avatar Dragoman  is currently offline Dragoman
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From my impression, Transparent Detail is slightly more transparent, but as BIll said, both should do for the purpose.

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Karl Heinz

 
   
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