Lay-Fomm is micro-porous and elastic. The size of the pores is in the micrometer range.
With Lay-Fomm rubbery and soft objects can be printed.
The material consists of two parts: an elastomer that is responsible for the rubber-like feel and material property, and a water-soluble ingredient. After printing, the object is placed in water whereby after one and four days, leaving behind the elastomer, and thus the soft porous object.
Lay-Fomm 60 has a Shore hardness of ~ A 60. Lay-Fomm 40 has a Shore hardness of A ~ 40th
Rinse in water:
- print thin walls and heep filling rate as low as possible to shorten the time for rinsing
- gently rinse with water, hot water and patience provides good results
- you can clearly notice the effect and that the material is getting softer after one day
- after three days every PVA should be gone
- stir and change the water often
- you can reduce the rinsing time by using an ultrasonic cleaner
- remaining water can be removed from the object quickly by using a clothes dryer
- repeatedly rinsing: fresh water ? Wait ? Dryer ? fresh water ? Wait ? Dryer
- PVA residues feel greasy, like sugar syrup
- remove all PVA residues
Poro-Lay are experimental filaments for experimental and experienced user. Help for processing and a great ideas for new 3D objects can be found in the prestigious forums.
The components of Poro-Lay are harmless and food safe. The water-soluble component is even biocompatible. However, we strongly advise not to eat the material.
Poro-Lay is best stored dry. If the material absorbed moisture after some time, the filament can be dryed in an oven at about 80 ° C for four to five hours. We recommend to dry the filament before the very first print.
Nominal diameter 2.85 mm Material Lay-Fomm 40 Hardness: ~ Shore A 40 Colour beige Printing temperature 220 - 230 °C Heated bed not necessary, likely 50 °C Length > meter Weight approx. 250 g
The filament comes in a reseable zip bag.
Product FeaturesMaterial:Lay-FommWeight:250 gDiameter:2,85 mmDelivery form:Coil
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