And I will be referencing your project in the polishing part. The resin part I was polishing in this project was hard to photograph it was so shiny any bright! Beautiful job.
Then spray a light coat, and let dry. Just noticed the way you have your drill clamped to the table, have a look at this, I hope it helps https: To maintain this finish a carnauba wax polish helps fill in any imperfections and provide a highly polished finished article. Drill bits can also become clogged if the resin gets to hot and softens.
Split Flap Display - Antique Remix. I know that I am almost 6 months late, but I wanted to say that it looks awesome as the finished product!
I wish that someone would work on bringing the 3D printers down to the "common man" price level! If you are polishing a cast resin part, clean the outside of the resin with soap and water to remove any mold release that may be on the part. Cant wait to see the "hands off" version.
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Reply 1 year ago. For the same reasons with machine buffing, drilling must also be done at a slow speed. I was going nutz for not being able to get a high-sheen finish with at this point.
DawnM84 2 years ago. Reply Upvote.
There's obviously a whole lot to be explored with 3D printing, but representing complex biological models to advance medical research is one of the more compelling applications.
If time is no object you can apply a mix of the original resin with a brush to the part and leave overnight. Any motor that rotates at around 1500 - 2000 rpm will suffice.