Best 3D Printing Liquids

Updated February 2019
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Spools of PLA and ABS plastic are common with 3D printers, but some people prefer the versatility of liquid resins. Compared to plastics, resins can have a higher print resolution for the finer details common on toys, jewelry, and other small items. Resins are compatible with certain types of printers that have the ability to emit UV light for cooling and curing. Beyond color, your choices range from low-odor resins to professional-quality, rapid-cure formulas. For best results, think about the final product you aim to create before investing in 3D printing liquid. Some options are easy to paint or finish with chemicals or sandpaper when dry.

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