Spray paint on 3d printing object

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by TommyHewCk, May 16, 2013.

  1. TommyHewCk
    TommyHewCk New Member
    Can we spray painting with strong and flexible plastic?
  2. Mhagan
    Mhagan New Member
    Absolutely, make sure you clean the part really well and plastic primer will let your paint stick better and will make the paint job look nicer for longer.
  3. henryseg
    henryseg Well-Known Member
    I've had good results with spray dye, e.g. VHT vinyl spray dye. It soaks into the porous WSF, so it won't chip off.
  4. UniverseBecoming
    UniverseBecoming Well-Known Member
    Thanks for that, I didn't know about this! I've added it to my personal list I maintain specifically for building stuff. :)
  5. TinyMtn
    TinyMtn Member
    Just make sure to use a water-based sealant/paint and not oil-based (they'll pit). Minwax Polycrylic works great for WSF parts, I've found.
  6. stop4stuff
    stop4stuff Well-Known Member
    Tamiya Fine Surface Primer works well with WSF (and FUD), once a couple of coats have been applied the surface is good for Acrylics or enamels.

    Spray Acrylic (Humbrol brand) works well straight onto WSF too. but generally needs 4 or 5 coats..