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by Tim
Tue May 17, 2016 5:18 pm
Forum: Homemades
Topic: Coating to Reduce Friction Inside 3D Printed Nozzle
Replies: 26
Views: 3391

Re: Coating to Reduce Friction Inside 3D Printed Nozzle

Hi Andrew,

I cannot quantify the level of smoothness, but below is a link to an image showing something printed in this plastic. It would be polished by Shapeways just like the item on the right in the image.

http://static1.sw-cdn.net/rrstatic/img/ ... ompare.jpg

VR,

Tim
by Tim
Tue May 17, 2016 11:18 am
Forum: Homemades
Topic: Coating to Reduce Friction Inside 3D Printed Nozzle
Replies: 26
Views: 3391

Re: Coating to Reduce Friction Inside 3D Printed Nozzle

Hi Ben,

I do not need a material to co-print the nozzle with. I am just looking for suggestions for lubricants or other coatings that I can rub or slather on the inside. Just curious what might be best suited for what I am trying to accomplish (vasoline, food grade silicone, wax, etc).

Thanks,

Tim
by Tim
Tue May 17, 2016 10:23 am
Forum: Homemades
Topic: Coating to Reduce Friction Inside 3D Printed Nozzle
Replies: 26
Views: 3391

Coating to Reduce Friction Inside 3D Printed Nozzle

If I were to 3D print a nozzle for a home made blaster using Shapeways' "Polished Strong & Flexible Plastic" (Nylon), what would be an ideal NON-PERMANENT coating to reduce friction inside the nozzle? Assume that the nozzle in question attaches and detaches easily. Shapeways' Polished Strong & Flexi...