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Smooth-On 3D Print Coating...anyone try this?

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Randy in LA,

looking forward to your report, as well. Not only am I interested in the outcome, but your method for application, foam brush, bristle brush, applying while on a lathe or revolving display unit to help achieve uniformity, etc. I've even wondered about dipping finished prints, but don't want to experiment. :???:

It's good to hear +FB about the Smooth On product line. Do you like their mold release spray, too?

 

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Just wondering, Didier Klein, here, 33 days later if you ever saw any feedback from your French Forum contact? Please advise. Thanks

Yes i have :) (not much but i have)

http://umforum.ultimaker.com/index.php?/topic/8775-traitement-poste-fab-avec-xtc-3d/

It's in french (obviously), if google translate isn't too bad you should manage to understand most of it.

Basically it gives a shiny look and makes the lines show less.

 

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...It's good to hear +FB about the Smooth On product line. Do you like their mold release spray, too?

 

I had to go looking through my old supplies to find which mold release I used. I have a can of Mann's Ease Release 200 and Smooth-On's Universal Mold Release. I must have used the Smooth-On more because the can is absolutely empty! I use Oomoo 30 for molds and various plastics; Smooth-Cast 300, Smooth-Cast 305, Smooth-Cast 325, Smooth-Cast 385, Task-9 and a bunch of So-Strong color tints. I've never really been into modeling, but rather, used the products to reproduce lost or broken knobs/buttons from various recording studio gear.

 

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