Melting the HIPS and shaping the ABS

September 15, 2013 - Comments - 0 comments

Here is a little teaser of our experiment making balls by using HIPS as a support material while printing with ABS.  The HIPS was softened/melted away with d-Limonene (hours) and with Pine Sol (days).

HIPS base    

Ball in progress


Removed from build plate

In Pine Sol (white filament is ABS that has been in there for months).

Another ball in d-Limonene

After an hour in d-Limonene

Balls after removal from the HIPS


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