Coral Red Polished
Violet Purple Polished
Hot Pink Polished
Royal Blue Polished
Handling Fee Per Model: White: $1.50, Black $1.75, Polished: $2.00, Dyed: $2.25
Price Per cm3: White: $1.40, Black: $1.75, Polished: $1.50, Dyed: $1.50
Minimum Wall: 0.7mm
Max Bounding Box: White: 650x350x550mm, Black: 230x180x320mm, Polished & Dyed: 150x150x150mm
The most popular material, the Strong & Flexible family is laser sintered nylon plastic that comes in a variety of colors and finishes. The material is incredibly versatile; when thin, it is flexible enough to be used for hinges and springs yet strong enough to be used as structural components when thicker. This material can be used for a wide variety of applications, from iPhone cases to jewelry, remote controlled quadcopters to wearable bikinis.
We start with a bed of powder, and then sinter the powder with a laser layer by layer, solidifying the powder as we go. Because of this layer by layer process, some models may see a staircase effect (see picture above). How much you see this effect depends on how your model is oriented in the print tray. Our production planners are working hard to orient models optimally to ensure efficient and good lookin' trays.
We also offer a volume and density discount on Strong & Flexible materials. For models that are greater than 10% dense (material volume divided by bounding box volume), after the first 20cm3, the remaining volume is calculated with a 50% discount.
This material is not watertight, is 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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