The most common aspect to be evaluated is that the pieces will be printed in only 1 color and after printing they will be painted. The filament that has the best finishing results after printing is the premium ABS filaments, because they accept well sandpaper and have good adhesion of primes and later painting. To print well with 3D Printer we recommend that it be closed and must have a heated table.
What temperature and environment will the parts be exposed to?
If your part will be exposed to the sun or applied in a car or even in contact with heat from any source or equipment, you can hardly print with PLA filament only. So printer with heated table is important to you. This will allow you to print plastic filaments that withstand higher temperatures without deformation, such as ABS Premium +, PETG XT and Tritan HT.
Will printed parts come into contact with any solvents or chemicals?
If your part needs contact with chemicals you need to work with a filament that is capable of handling such solvents. Co-polyesters are generally best suited for these cases. So your printer certainly needs a heated table to print with these …Learn More →