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Vvapor treating [message #63028] Fri, 01 March 2013 14:45 UTC Go to next message
avatar woody64  is currently offline woody64
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interesting method.

can't figure out the danger (so beware)
and if it's suitable for other materials.

But the result is great


http://3dprinting.com/news/making-your-3d-printed-abs-parts- smooth-with-a-vapor-treating/#.USzNxI4S_1U.twitter

http://3dprinting.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Vapor-bath.jpg

[Updated on: Fri, 01 March 2013 14:48 UTC]


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Re: Vvapor treating [message #63069 is a reply to message #63028 ] Fri, 01 March 2013 23:26 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar stannum  is currently offline stannum
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This is the old white glaze. You probably remember cream which later was changed to grey robust and then killed. There was a smooth test named white glaze using the same machine loaded with ABS. Minifigs was mentioned in the post with more glaze photos, as it starts with poor detail and them blurs it even more.
Re: Vvapor treating [message #63257 is a reply to message #63069 ] Tue, 05 March 2013 09:27 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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hm loocks nice. interesting.
Re: Vvapor treating [message #65822 is a reply to message #63257 ] Tue, 09 April 2013 15:22 UTC Go to previous message
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That's really cool. have you tested if it changes the strength of the plastic? E.g. weakens it.

 
   
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