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by chemstar
Sun Oct 19, 2014 6:03 pm
Forum: Vat Design and Construction
Topic: Flex bottom VAT
Replies: 70
Views: 92864

Re: Flex bottom VAT

awesome idea by the way hp using a Tupperware container
by chemstar
Sat Oct 18, 2014 7:54 pm
Forum: Vat Design and Construction
Topic: Flex bottom VAT
Replies: 70
Views: 92864

Re: Flex bottom VAT

More pics
by chemstar
Sat Oct 18, 2014 7:49 pm
Forum: Vat Design and Construction
Topic: Flex bottom VAT
Replies: 70
Views: 92864

Re: Flex bottom VAT

How good is fep film :D :D :D Its like printing on butter lol So my film finally arrived on Friday 5min later I have working vat and for the grand price of around $5 Should call it the 5,5 vat 5min to build 5 bucks to make My exposure time was 5sec with 2mm lift these vats make sla printing viable i...
by chemstar
Thu Oct 16, 2014 10:24 am
Forum: Vat Design and Construction
Topic: Flex bottom VAT
Replies: 70
Views: 92864

Re: Flex bottom VAT

thanks phife i will give it a go, im hanging for this fep film to turn up

getting 50+ prints out of a vat is need to make bottom up sla printing viable in the long term

who knows 10 years from now resin could be $10 a litre and everyone would be building top down :?:
by chemstar
Thu Oct 16, 2014 8:39 am
Forum: Vat Design and Construction
Topic: Flex bottom VAT
Replies: 70
Views: 92864

Re: Flex bottom VAT

General Question - If I place a thin piece of polycarbonate (say about 0.03") underneath the FEP film with a gap in between both (say about 7mm) will the image deflect from the thin 0.03" thick polycarbonate sheet causing image distortion on the FEP film? PacManFan - Is your thin layer of...
by chemstar
Thu Oct 16, 2014 8:16 am
Forum: Resins
Topic: Conductive Resin
Replies: 2
Views: 5268

Re: Conductive Resin

im sure adding iron filings or graphite to clear resin could achieve this??
by chemstar
Thu Oct 16, 2014 8:14 am
Forum: Resins
Topic: Home Brew resins? Anyone made there own?
Replies: 0
Views: 3283

Home Brew resins? Anyone made there own?

Anyone made there own resins?

i want to play around but im not finding a lot out there. :o

success stories failures??
by chemstar
Fri Oct 10, 2014 9:11 am
Forum: Vat Design and Construction
Topic: Flex bottom VAT
Replies: 70
Views: 92864

Re: Flex bottom VAT

im going to give this vat a try looks nice and easy

watch the you tube vid

viewtopic.php?f=9&t=2044

16sec on exposure time seems a bit hight iv only done one failed print (due to crappy vat) but it seemed to be good around 3s
by chemstar
Thu Oct 09, 2014 8:57 am
Forum: 3d Prints
Topic: My Printer in Actione - inc Flexvat
Replies: 44
Views: 45812

Re: My Printer in Actione - inc Flexvat

awesome idea using a food container 8-)
by chemstar
Thu Oct 09, 2014 8:16 am
Forum: Vat Design and Construction
Topic: Flex bottom VAT
Replies: 70
Views: 92864

Re: Flex bottom VAT

Yeah direct from cs Hyde just checked out with a credit card

I got the 0.005in thick 24inch by a foot size

No adhesive which in hind sight was a mistake I think,

More description of these flex vats would be good.

But I'll see when I get the film