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good day today

Post: #8424 handsome
Mon Apr 06, 2015 10:18 pm

I've done some light research on Google and it seems ABS is smoothed relatively easily by using Acetone in several ways (brush, vapor bath etc.). However it seems PLA doesn't have a nice Acetone equivalent, the closes things are Methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) and Tetrahydrofuran (THF) which are sound significantly more hazardous.
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Matthew
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Re: good day today

Post: #8425 Matthew
Tue Apr 07, 2015 5:48 pm

there's this : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0x7bezgJJaA

It is also known that carburettor cleaner makes PLA softer and rubbery, if white and flakey. https://www.youtube.com/results?search_ ... rb+cleaner

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Grzyby15
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Re: good day today

Post: #8526 Grzyby15
Thu May 14, 2015 12:36 am

Interesting instructions. They were very helpfull for me.

soweczka
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Re: good day today

Post: #8531 soweczka
Thu May 14, 2015 2:34 pm

but acetone should be easy to get in some chemical shop. is rather cheap


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