Creator Pendant  –  3D tools for Blue Processed Versatile Plastic

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Strong & Flexible Overview

See full material information for Strong & Flexible Plastic here.

How it's 3D printed

To print in this material, we start with a bed of nylon powder and sinter the powder with a laser layer by layer, solidifying the powder as we go. Because of this layer by layer process, some products may see a staircase effect. 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.

Look and Feel

This material is incredibly versatile, and can be used for a wide variety of applications, from iPhone cases to jewelry, remote controlled quadcopters to wearable bikinis. When thin, it's flexible enough for hinges and springs. When thick, it's strong enough for structural components.

Handling and Care

Strong and Flexible plastic is dishwasher safe, not watertight, not recyclable, and not food safe. Strong & Flexible plastics are heatproof to 80℃ / 176℉ degrees. Higher temperatures may significantly change material properties.



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