Impact Polystyrene) is a filament usually
associated with ABS in the role of support material as it dissolves in
D'limonene. HIPS is a very good filament on its own and you can make stunning
prints with a beautiful matt surface finish.
has much more to offer as a truly high quality print material and not just as a
High Impact Polystyrene,
as the name suggests, is a sturdy and reliable filament that is widely used
among hobby enthusiasts to create models of different sizes. It has limited
warping, almost no shrinkage and are very easy to glue together with
other parts. You can use ordinary super glue and it´s also perfect if you want
to sand and paint your model.
has a very beautiful matt surface when your print is done and combined with the
range of colors you are guaranteed to get stunning results.
is very light and durable thermoplastic and is also very resistant to various
acids. HIPS is one of the most used plastics in the world and you can see it in
CD and DVD cases and also in different food packing containers.
When printing with PrimaSELECT™HIPS we recommend that you use a heated
bed. Set your heat bed to 90-110˚C for best results.
sticks on BuildTak or glass plate coated with adhesive spray or glue stick.
is reeled on a transparent spool with 750 g of high quality filament. It´s
packed in a sturdy box and packed with silica gel to avoid moister.
are available in diameter sizes of 1.75 mm and 2.85 mm.
Our state of the art factory is equipped with the latest in laser measuring
technology to ensure that you will receive a spool of filament with a very
tight diameter and roundness tolerance. This in turn makes for a filament that
is compatible with most common printers on the market today.
Why should I chose
- Perfect for usage as support material -
- Very high impact resistance
- Good for very detailed prints
- Perfect for large prints with a matt finish
- Limited warping
- Easy to print