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How to Waterproof 3D Prints

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How to Waterproof 3D Prints

Typically, water and 3D printing don’t mix. But you’ll be surprised to know that you can waterproof your 3D prints, strengthening them against rain and moisture. No need to keep printing a new replacement for the 3D prints you’ve worn out! Here’s how you can extend the shelf-life of outdoor 3D prints by waterproofing them.  Step 1: Choosing the right materials Some 3D printing filaments are averse to water that no waterproofing can save them. Prints made of hygroscopic filaments will bloat and deform when in high-humidity situations or when it comes into contact with water. It is also important...

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