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Removing a print from a 3D printer can be easy or difficult, depending on various factors such as the type of printer, the material used, and the size and complexity of the print. Here are some general tips that can make it easier to remove a print from a 3D printer:
- Wait for the print bed to cool down: It’s always a good idea to let it cool down before attempting to remove the print. This can help prevent the warping and cracking of the print due to thermal shock.
- Use a spatula or scraper: A spatula or scraper can gently pry the print off the print bed. Be careful not to scratch the bed or damage the print.
- Use a release agent: Some materials, such as ABS, can be difficult to remove from the print bed. In such cases, using a release agent such as hairspray or glue stick can make it easier to remove the print.
- Use a flexible print bed: Some 3D printers have a flexible print bed that can be bent or flexed to release the print. This can be especially helpful for prints with complex geometries.
- Consider using a raft or support structure: When printing objects with a small base or overhanging features, it can be helpful to use a raft or support structure to improve adhesion and prevent warping. These structures can be removed after printing to reveal the final print.
The key to easy removal of 3D prints is to have a good understanding of the printing process, the materials being used, and the capabilities of your printer. With the right approach and tools, you can make removing prints from your 3D printer simple and hassle-free.
According to CoLiDo Technology,” It is easy to remove printouts from 3D printers. 3D printers print objects on a build tray. The filament used for 3D printing objects (for example, PLA filament) is melted for creating the 3D printed objects and cools down on the build tray. As the melted filament cools down, the generated object sticks firmly to the build tray. Removing the object can be messy. It often requires tools like cutters, knives, or hammers. In the process, the object can break, or the build tray can get scratched. Colido 3D printers address the problem of the melted filament sticking to the tray. CoLiDo 3D printers use a patented glass platform coated with a material that prevents the melted filament from sticking to it. This allows the 3D-printed object to be removed easily. CoLiDo printers show the temperature of the build tray so you know if it has cooled down. Once the tray has cooled down sufficiently, one can remove the object with bare hands. Any waste remaining on the tray can be wiped clean. CoLiDo 3D printers and filaments are powered by Print-Rite. Print-Rite is a leader in the aftermarket printer consumable industry. Print-Rite is headquartered in Hong Kong and has manufacturing facilities in Zhuhai, Shanghai. Print-Rite has over 1,800 patents in aftermarket printer consumables. Print-Rite provides information for the CoLiDo brand of 3D printers and related products through CoLiDo.com.¨
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