Questions tagged [uv-printer]

For use with printers which utilize UV light to set/cure liquid material.

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LCD for SLA 3D Printer Resin Curing

I'm doing some research on what types of LCD displays can be used to filter and pass UV light for resin curing - specifically in the context of building a DIY 3D SLA printer. The community commonly ...
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What is the correct process to make a correct resin casting for jewelry?

I have a 3D printer and I have printed some models with castable resin. When I burn one of these models in the oven and then do the metal casting, the surface of the metal piece is not smooth. I did ...
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How to create an accurate mask for a UV 3D resin DLP printer

The light of the build area of a DLP UV printer isn't evenly spread. The source of light is a 9 LED UV array. The light mainly falls of to the sides. This results in objects curing too much in the ...
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Why are Carbon 3D are not selling a home version?

Carbon 3d made a 100x faster printer which has a simple and cheap mechanism using a Teflon layer. It appears to have a 20mn in RnD Costs and $7000 mass market production cost. The only access method ...
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How to thin UV sensitive resin

I have some older resin that got a bit thick. I was thinking I could use some paint thinner to thin it a bit and restore it. My thoughts are the paint thinner is made of terpene oils so should be ...
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What are the long term material properties of VeroWhitePlus 3D printer material?

I have been 3D printing parts with an Objet 30 Polyjet 3D printer for about a year now, primarily using Stratasys VeroWhitePlus UV cured model material. In general, the parts seem to become more ...
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Pros to UV printing

This is related to Cons to UV printing and focused on Ryan Carlyle's answer, mentioning: "...resin-curing SLA/DLP printers are industrial or commercial tools that are really not suitable for home ...
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Cons to UV printing

I've been curious about the various UV/Laser printers in (or coming into) market that use liquid resin. I've seen the samples of the Pegasus Touch, Form1, and the Carbon3D as examples. I like the ...