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Clear/Transparent plastic

Posted by myearwood 
Clear/Transparent plastic
July 05, 2011 02:54PM
HI all

I'm very interested in making a model that is crystal clear. I've been trying to assemble a prototype of a product idea out of PET or PETG film. My question is, can the repraps work with this material? Would the resulting product be clear?

Mike
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Re: Clear/Transparent plastic
July 05, 2011 03:02PM
Hi Mike,

the result won't be clear as you can't print without bubbles between the layers - you have embedded air between the traces.

But you can print an object and remould it with crystal clear polymer ...


Viktor
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