Reynolds Advanced Materials announces that it now stocks XTC-3D brush-on coating for 3D printed parts at its 8 locations across the USA. It is a special liquid coating that fills striations and smooths the surface of any 3D print, eliminating 90% of post finishing work.
The ingredients and starter kit are reasonably priced and arrive complete with the necessary tools for immediate use. The resin in XTC-3D comes in two parts labeled A and B, at 2 parts to 1 part by volume respectively, measuring cups, and stirring sticks. It is possible to purchase the starter kit for a little more than $10. Reynolds Advanced Materials urges all customers to meticulously follow their directions. One such direction includes light sanding for a matte finish. ghtly sanding the surface will give a matte finish. The part can then be and painted if desired. Adding color and metal effects is easy.
If you are curious if the XTC-3D will work for personal needs, consider its compatibilities. It can be applied to SLA and SLS prints and works with PLA, ABS, Laywood, Powder Printed Parts, and other rigid media. Besides these possibilities, it also may be used to coat EPS, EPDm or urethane foams as well as wood, plaster, fabric, cardboard, and paper. The XTC-3D claims to cover over 100 square inches with as little as 1 oz. and for green-conscious buyers, it does not contain VOC’s, phthalates or phosphates.