X3D Pro ASA 3D printer filaments are fast becoming some of our most popular filaments, coming close behind PLA and ABS. And why shouldn’t they? They combine the best of the two, taking ABS’ high impact and temperature resistance while having the easy printability of PLA. It also has high UV resistance, making them the best filaments for outdoor items.
Here are the best uses for ASA 3D printing filaments.
1. Garden Planters & Accessories
As it has a high UV resistance, ASA is one of the few filaments that can create outdoor items without issues, such as deterioration and discolouration from harsh UV rays, rain, and extreme heat.
If you want to create a garden from scratch, you can print them entirely with ASA. You can use this filament for planters, awnings, pipes, garden tools, and more.
2. Outdoor items
For the same reason, ASA is also the perfect material for various outdoor items. If you need to create a strong and durable tool that can withstand wear and tear while also being exposed to the sun, ASA is your filament.
Outdoor items that you can print using ASA are weather instruments, toys, signages, shed tools, and more.
3. Automotive parts
One of the most popular uses for ASA is automotive exterior parts. Exterior car parts need strong resistance against UV rays, impact, and temperature which ASA provides.
This filament can do a great job whether you’re printing an ornamental part or something functional.
4. 3D printer parts
3D printers can get really hot when it is printing. So parts should be able to tolerate high heat without melting. Depending on the parts you’ll print, it also needs to be able to be durable enough to withstand constant and prolonged use.
If you want to customise your 3D printer or better yet create your own, you can print parts using ASA as it has high-temperature resistance and excellent mechanical properties.
ASA produces lightweight prints, making a great material for handles. ASA-made handles are not just lightweight, but they are also durable and temperature-resistant.
6. Gadget casing
One good thing about 3D printers is that you can create anything just with the right knowledge of Raspberry Pi and gadgetry. One thing you can create is a functional camera. Since cameras are also used outdoors, you should use ASA for the casing and some of the parts. You can also use ASA for casings of power banks.
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