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Printing tubes? [message #58831] Tue, 18 December 2012 19:36 UTC Go to previous message
avatar Piers  is currently offline Piers
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Recently I designed some flowers posted here

The stems i designed are simple tubes with internal diameter of 2.1mm , wall thickness is 1.1mm. The tube has printed correctly. It appears to have a hole running all the way through (I can drill to the length of the bit , and the material removed was in powder form).

After a few different attempt im still unsuccessful in removing the powder deeper within the tube.

My question is :
What is the minimum internal diameter for not only printing a tube but being able to clear it with ease?

Since SLS parts have a somewhat hydrophobic effect would bathing in something like Isopropanol help loosen the powder more?

Kind regards

Oh i got a new camera, and took this photo ..... shame to waste it Wink


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