Frosted Ultra Detail
Handling Fee: $5.00
Price Per cm3: FD: $2.39, FUD: $3.49
Minimum Wall: FD: 0.5mm, FUD: 0.3mm
Max Bounding Box: FD: 298x185x203mm, FUD: 127x178x152mm
Frosted Detail and Frosted Ultra Detail are UV cured acrylic polymer that is capable of incredibly fine details that are perfect for miniatures, model trains, and anything that requires a smooth and detailed finish. Particularly, if you intend to paint your model, the detail will really pop. Frosted Ultra Detail is brittle, especially around the minimum wall thickness. Thicker walls will result to stronger models. The material is slightly flexible and heat resistant up to 80/176 degrees C/F.
Due to the printing process, we need to place support material below the model. This support material can create small print lines in some parts, particularly if the part has flat surfaces. These print lines are small and not highly noticeable, however they will be exaggerated when painted. Take a look at the picture above to see the print lines, the scale of the ruler below is in centimeters.
The printing process used is Multijet Modeling (MJM). Molten plastic is deposited by print head onto platform in layers through several nozzles, essentially a large print head that sweeps across the build layer. As the heated material jets onto the build plate, it instantly solidifies. Afterwards, each layer is then cured, or polymerized by a wide area UV lamp after deposition. The next is applied and layers of thermoplastics builds up. The products are printed on an aluminium tray. When printing is ready we place the aluminium trayin the freezer. After that, we get the models from the tray and put them in a basket. That basket we place in an oven to melt the wax away. After the oven we put the basket in a ultrasonic bath with oil to remove all wax rests. After the oil bath the product are really greasy, so we put the basket in another ultrasonic cleaner with water to flush all leftover oil away. Then we dab away the leftover water on the models.
This material is watertight, not dishwasher safe, not recyclable, and not foodsafe. It is heatproof to 80C/176F degrees. Higher temperatures may significantly change material properties.
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