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crushed from the packing [message #50185] Fri, 22 June 2012 12:06 UTC Go to next message
avatar nvrr49  is currently offline nvrr49
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The items looks like it probably started out alright, but in shipping it collapsed under the lack of support with in.Foam peanuts would have worked much better than bubble wrap. What I have is not usable.

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Re: crushed from the packing [message #50190 is a reply to message #50185 ] Fri, 22 June 2012 13:14 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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That's no good. Email service, they should be able to help you out.


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Re: crushed from the packing [message #50387 is a reply to message #50185 ] Tue, 26 June 2012 15:27 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar Maethius  is currently offline Maethius
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Could this also have been affected by temperature during shipping? Those are some seriously thin pieces, but I haven't ready anything about the effects of temperature on the materials used in 3D printing.
Re: crushed from the packing [message #50429 is a reply to message #50387 ] Wed, 27 June 2012 09:16 UTC Go to previous message
avatar Dragoman  is currently offline Dragoman
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That looks like steady pressure has deformed the shape. I have had that problem when I have packed some of my models in foam too tightly.

FUD and other materials are softened by heat, e.g.by putting them in hot water, so that could have played a role, too.
This also can be an advantage, you could dip the model in hot water and straighten it out.

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