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    Cold vapor treatment ABS/ PLA /CPE

    Here is a nice example of how it could be done (modified) without to much hazzle: Btw. temperature is not that much of an issue, I tested acetone and put it outside in our garage. The temperature was around 1 to 0 degrees outside (freezing point of water), but the passive cold vapor still worked quite nicely on the ABS plastic.
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    Cold vapor treatment ABS/ PLA /CPE

    Update: So for the conclusion, it turns out that CPE does respond to Chloroform. Hereby the link of the Vapor treading method, https://ultimaker.com/en/support/view/17897-vapor-treating. I would recommend using cold vapor instead of warm vapor tho, since it should be much safer and give more control. Cheer's!
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    Cold vapor treatment ABS/ PLA /CPE

    Safety is important. (Another good reason to use the cold vapor method instead of warm) Have good ventilation, proper gear and all that jazz. ^^, Apparently, customer support was willing to find out what the best Vapor treating method is for CPE plastic. I will post a summary of the response here, when I get the results from their experiment's. :-)
  4. Cold Acetone vapor treatment on ABS or mixed plastic PLA, works quite nice since it smooths over several hours instead of seconds. (you get much more control compared to other methods) Also it doesn't leave that white layer that you get when just dipping the thing in acetone. On the Ultimaker website they recommend using chloroform for PLA, but what should I use on CPE filament? Anyone know? :-)
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    CPE experiences

    Hi! :-) I have a question about Vapor treating - CPE plastic? ABS plastic needs acetone for cold vapor treatments and PLA needs chloroform? or similar? What can I use/is best to use for the CPE plastic? Cheers! :-)
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