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Purple Strong & Flexible, extra thickness [message #53608] Tue, 04 September 2012 22:03 UTC Go to previous message
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Hi Shapeways,

Received my latest model in the post today - way ahead of schedule. They look fantastic...
http://i.imgur.com/oNJVbh.jpg
I have a question about accuracy, in particular Purple Strong & Flexible.

I had to sand down the round models, to fit. As I sanded them down - I revealed white plastic below. After sanding all the purple (die?), the models fit together perfectly. But the screw/tapping does not fit, as I can not sand the crevices.

See the next two photos....
http://i.imgur.com/Gl5Xjh.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/hpqmyh.jpg

The http://www.shapeways.com/materials/strong-flexible-design-gu idelines mention:-
Accuracy: ± 0.15mm, then ± 0.15% of longest Axis

How big is the coloured coating ?
Which colour in strong flexible does not have a covering - (guessing only white) ?

Thanks,
Brendan

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