vacuum drying – 3D Printer Chat https://3dprinterchat.com 3D Printing News Directly From The Industry Sat, 09 Feb 2019 20:53:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 104903361 Vacuum Drying PLA Pt.2 https://3dprinterchat.com/vacuum-drying-pla-pt-2/ https://3dprinterchat.com/vacuum-drying-pla-pt-2/#comments Thu, 21 Apr 2016 04:25:05 +0000 https://3dprinterchat.com/?p=5536 Originally this post Vacuum Drying PLA Pt.2 appeared first on 3D Printer Chat.

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In a previous blog  I described a possible method to recover PLA that has become unusable due to the moisture it has absorbed from the air. My hypothesis was thus: By putting stale PLA inside a vacuum clothing bag and drawing a vacuum, I could speed up the drying process. When I posted the original article, I […]

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Vacuum Drying PLA Pt.1 https://3dprinterchat.com/vacuum-drying-pla-pt-1/ https://3dprinterchat.com/vacuum-drying-pla-pt-1/#comments Thu, 07 Apr 2016 06:00:45 +0000 https://3dprinterchat.com/?p=4960 Originally this post Vacuum Drying PLA Pt.1 appeared first on 3D Printer Chat.

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Polylactic acid (PLA) is a popular filament for beginning 3D printers. It prints at low temperatures (180 – 220 C) does not give of fumes (unlike ABS) and comes in a wide range of colors. It can be printed without a heated build plate, which is attractive to low-cost and kit built 3D printers. PLA […]

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