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Flexible material : Printing an organ !

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hi everyone !

I post here some results i have printing a liver with lay-fomm 40.

Here the link of the product http://www.formfutura.com/175mm-porolay-layfomm-40.html. I buy it from makershop (french retailer) and you may find it in your local retailer.

Now what i did is printing a liver with this material and results are very interesting. My goal is to print liver with tumeur and I need something close to natural liver deformation. For people who doesn't know how it works, this material is composed with PVA (water "soluble") and microporous plastic. When you print it, it is like PVA i guess, not deformable (like PLA also).

After printing, you put it in water and after a few time it become deformable.

I put inside it a little part of ABS (by hand, no dual extrusion :/) for modeling a tumeur :

tumeur_insertion.thumb.jpg.671b2696a5bef61f8c1473182e40cb4c.jpg

after rinsed it i obtain that :

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At those moment, the liver was wet (it was in water few sec before i took those pictures). I will let another one dry this week end and I will how it become.

This liver has 30% triangle infill (cura 2.1 <3), 0.8 shel thickness with a 0.4mm nozzle. The abs part were printed before it and inserted manualy during the print.

As result, here a little video I made with it :

 

(sound useless ;))

My liver is hightly deformable but it is weak (maybe because of the geometry)

Please let me know if you are interrested in this material and for what you may use it ! :)

tumeur_insertion.thumb.jpg.671b2696a5bef61f8c1473182e40cb4c.jpg

foie_avec_tumeur.thumb.jpg.ae3c7c7e1aa61bb215ba66fb86b6a728.jpg

5a331b684979d_foie_dformation1.thumb.jpg.68757b90ab87008f31949de2d86dcc93.jpg

foie_deformation2.thumb.jpg.ae0d7bb9f8ca39d96ef83a2a05606e7a.jpg

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