[Closed] Cleaning up string with a heat gun?  

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smoking_rubber
(@smoking_rubber)
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I've run black PETG parts over a lighter to clean up string with great success.  I've also sooted PLA parts doing that.  Question is what would happen if I tried running Silk PLA parts under a heat gun?  It was a 14 hour print so I'm not eager to experiment and screw it up.

Posted : 06/06/2020 3:58 am
bobstro
(@bobstro)
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Just use a light touch. Practice on a few smaller parts to get used to it. I use a heat gun with PLA and PETG without any problems.

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Posted : 06/06/2020 6:02 am
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