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Big glass jar for ABS-acetone?

Posted by calad 
Big glass jar for ABS-acetone?
August 03, 2015 06:31AM
Hi.

My topic is a bit different and forum may be wrong but here I go.

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Im planning to polish ABS with acetone but Im having difficulties to find big enough glass for my print size. Size of glass item I need is 200x200x200mm, a bit bigger if possible but not much.

Is there anyone who has succeed of polishing such a large prints and where can I buy glass item of that size? I live in Europe but since markets are global any advice is welcommed.
Re: Big glass jar for ABS-acetone?
August 03, 2015 06:57AM
I use a large aluminum pot I picked up at a Chinese food store.


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Re: Big glass jar for ABS-acetone?
August 03, 2015 07:02AM
You could use a polyethythene tub with lid, if you can find one the right size. Acetone dissolves some plastics, but not polyethylene - hence it is shipped in polyethylene bottles. I guess with glass you can watch the print though.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/03/2015 07:02AM by dc42.



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Re: Big glass jar for ABS-acetone?
August 03, 2015 07:49AM
I picked up a small cubic aquarium for that. The silicon sealing holds up to aceton.


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Re: Big glass jar for ABS-acetone?
August 03, 2015 09:49PM
Hobby Lobby has a whole lot of big glass jars... just use the online coupon for a discount
Re: Big glass jar for ABS-acetone?
August 07, 2015 06:25AM
How about a metal washing up bowl or something similar?
Re: Big glass jar for ABS-acetone?
August 08, 2015 12:12AM
I use a rice cooker for this. You can still see through the glass lid and you don't need to use your heatbed to heat the acetone.
Re: Big glass jar for ABS-acetone?
August 08, 2015 09:05AM
I have a big pickle jar.
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