AquaSolve™ - PVA filament is a cold water soluble 3D printer filament. This feature makes our PVA filament extremely suitable as support material for complex ABS, or PLA prints.
PVA (or PolyVinyl Alcohol) is widely used in traditional industries, such as the textile industry and papermaking industry. PVA is also used in a wide variety of coatings.
Our AquaSolve™ - PVA filament is a colourless and odourless high quality filament and extrudes around 180°C to 205°C and is suitable with all RepRap-technology based desktop 3D printers, such as MakerBot, Ultimaker, RepRap (Mendel, Huxley, Prusa), UP!, Solidoodle, Leapfrog, and many more….!
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|Hmotnosť materiálu||0,3 kg|
|Materiál||PolyVinyl Alcohol (cca75%), Aliphatic Polyol (cca20%) and Calcium Distearate (cca5%)|
|Priemer vlákna||1,75 mm|
|Tolerancia priemeru||± 0.1 mm|
|Odporúčaná teplota pre 3D tlač||180 - 205°C|
|Rozmery cievky (D x h)||200 x 55 mm|
|Rozmery balenia||210 x 210 x 80 mm|
The unique characteristic of PVA (totally dissolving in water) makes it a very interesting material for FDM/FFF desktop 3D printing. PVA’s water solubility makes PVA filament particularly suitable as a support material for printing complex ABS, or PLA structures. If your 3D printer has a dual extruder, you can print with ABS/PLA and PVA to build structures which are impossible to make without support material. When your print is done just give it a nice bath in cold/warm water, let the PVA dissolve resulting in a seemingly “impossible” creation made with a FFF/FDM desktop 3D printer. Imagine which complex structures you are now able to print….. Extremely difficult to print models, which were previously only printable with very expensive SLS printers, become available to FFF/FDM 3D printers by making use of a soluble support material like PVA! Think about mechanical applications – such as ball bearings, ball and socket joints, and caged gear mechanisms – which are now available for printing with FFF/FDM 3D printers. Also think about applications, such as being able to make water soluble moulds.
AquaSolve™ - PVA printed parts dissolve completely in cold water. However, warm water will speed up the dissolving process. The fastest results can be obtained by dissolving our PVA in continuously heated bath of water.
Our AquaSolve™ does not contain any hazardous, or chemical substances. In fact, all our AquaSolve™ filaments are RoHS certified and REACH compliant.
AquaSolve™ - PVA filament is a compound of PolyVinyl Alcohol (>75%), Aliphatic Polyol (<20%) and Calcium Distearate (<5%) , which comes in 1.75mm and 2.85mm diameter and is conveniently wrapped on a spool containing ±300 grams of filament. Our spool-wrapped PVA filament is packaged in vacuum sealed plastic with a bag of silica gel inside.
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