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Can I wash my plastic model? [message #64681] Fri, 22 March 2013 20:12 UTC Go to next message
avatar GarySG  is currently offline GarySG
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Hi awesome 3D community, i'm just wondering if anything drastically bad would happen if I rinsed off my model printed in red plastic, thanks!

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Re: Can I wash my plastic model? [message #64743 is a reply to message #64681 ] Sun, 24 March 2013 09:04 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar joe1029  is currently offline joe1029
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Speaking from personal experience, I haven't seen any difference even showering in my black strong and flexible plastic earrings.

I haven't washed anything in red yet though.
Re: Can I wash my plastic model? [message #64821 is a reply to message #64681 ] Mon, 25 March 2013 13:08 UTC Go to previous message
avatar Youknowwho4eva  is currently offline Youknowwho4eva
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With our dying process, the colors shouldn't run. I do have an Alumide piece that my thumb was wet when I touched it, and you could see for a long time where I touched it. But with dyed SF the pores are mostly filled with the dye and shouldn't absorb much water.

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