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Hard, Protective Coating For 3D Prints

stumbled upon this from my silicone supplier...might be of interest to the 3D priniting crowd...;)



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Not only the 3D printing crowd, epoxy coatings are useful for a lot of things (provided it doesn't eat what it's being brushed/sprayed on to).

I haven't used that brand but have used similar things for a lot of applications. It's never the easiest of things to work with and can be messy but if you give it the required amount of time a good finish deserves it'll come out looking great.


@Anthony Oh really? Never used it I just stumbled upon it. I was thinking it was more of a thin epoxy coat...oh well... I use automotive clear coats for my fiberglass castings...I know that's hard and sturdy, but you need a compressor and spraygun to apply it... ;)


when I use a thicker epoxy coat, this is what I use...this is for if you want a thick, mirror-like finish on anything really, not really for detail all your detail is gonna be lost because it lays on thick like syrup, and it "self-levels"...used mostly for bar tops...

Table-top epoxy


@Anthony Check out this base i made out of foamboard...I poured tabletop epoxy on it and it pretty much turned it into a hard, solid won't harm foamboard at doesn't get as hot as polyester resin.

foamboard base (I spray paint it so I can envision what it may look like):

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foamboard structure after epoxy:

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just hit me up anytime.




. Im going to make 6 to rent out at my mothers inlaws banquet hall
Who's writing the software to run them... ? May I suggest Moi:P Kidding of course...:)


I heard Richard R was going to write all the software for free and for everyone else's robots too. :D


Oh, just hit me...if you are going to have robot waiters, what about a robot bartender?'re gonna need a bigger boat!


@JustinRatliff .. Ha, ha love the Jaws reference...