HIPS-X (High Impact Polystyrene X) is a very versatile filament and has similar printing properties to ABS. It can be used in demanding applications, and like ABS, it requires a heated bed to prevent object warping. HIPS-X can be used as a primary filament or as support material, and it's available in many attractive colors. Because HIPS is utterly dissolvable in limonene liquid, it can also be used to create open spaces in a 3D object. As support for ABS or PLA, HIPS-X gives significant additions to the possibilities of your 3D printer. However, if you want to take advantage of these benefits, you require a printer that can operate with two materials (two extruders or a dual-feed system). This allows you to create complex projects not be possible with an FDM / FFF printer. Polystyrene X is a thermoplastic used worldwide in disposable cups, CD covers, and food packaging. HIPS filament for 3D printers contains extra additives, making it more durable than pure polystyrene. If you're looking for high-quality HIPS-X filaments, check the vast selection of products available at Botland.store.
HIPS Filament, color black, with a diameter of 1.75 mm and a weight of 0.85 kg. Designed for use as a main or supporting filament to print that have large overhangs or individual form. Possible sanding and painting the finished printing with HIPS. Uses the contribution to the quality of the material supporting it must be dipped in a solution of D-limonenu.
3D printing is becoming more and more popular, and the choice of materials is growing steadily. Nowadays, you can print 3D objects using many different filaments, like, for example, HIPS-X.
HIPS-X is one of the most popular polymers worldwide. Thanks to its physical properties, HIPS is often used in the food industry or as a material for creating packages. High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS Filament) is a perfect type of support material for ABS parts because it's very comparable to ABS in terms of properties, yet it reacts to other solvents. HIPS can be dissolved with limonene and ABS with acetone. As a result, printing in a combination of HIPS and ABS offers many possibilities because the limonene has no influence on the ABS.
What is more, HIPS can be easily removed from ABS, leaving a clean contact surface. When using HIPS, you don't need to sand, cut, or use any other method to damage your print. Dissolving HIPS in limonene is a great alternative for sanding your print. No more frustrating work! Some people choose to print with HIPS only, but the real value of this filament is when the user has a dual extruder. In such a combination, HIPS can be used as support material.
With HIPS, it's possible to create all possible designs with strange, tricky shapes that are generally impossible to develop without support material that can solve. HIPS is ideal in combination with ABS because it has comparable hardness and stiffness, complementing each other well. It's also useful that both materials can be printed at the same temperature. In practice, you can set the bed to 55 ° C and extrude at a temperature of approximately 225 ° C.
Although HIPS-X is a great supporting material, it can be used solely. That's why, at our store, you will find a large selection of different HIPS-X colors (black, natural, red, white, yellow) from Devil Design or Spectrum manufacturers. The unique mechanical properties of this material provide various application possibilities. The 3D printer is the perfect gift for a creative hobbyist or designer. If your mind is filled to the brim with good ideas, the 3D printer will be a great device for your needs. You can use it each time you need to create a unique and inventive solution for your house. Buy your 3D printer and a suitable color filament online at Botland.store and enjoy the best prices on the market. We provide you with the finest selection of HIPS-X and other filaments, as well as high-quality 3D printers. Our catalog contains products for both professionals and hobbyists. If you have any questions or doubts, don't hesitate to contact us or ask us a question. Our customer support is always ready and happy to help.