PrimaSELECTHIPS (High 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.
PrimaSELECTHIPS has much more to offer as a truly high quality print material and not just as a support material. 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.
PrimaSELECTHIPS 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.
PrimaSELECTHIPS 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 PrimaSELECTHIPS we recommend that you use a heated bed. Set your heat bed to 90-110˚C for best results.
PrimaSELECTHIPS sticks on BuildTak or glass plate coated with adhesive spray or glue stick.
PrimaSELECTHIPS 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.
PrimaSELECTHIPS 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 PrimaSELECTHIPS?
- Perfect for usage as support material - solvable in D'limonene
- Very high impact resistance
- Good for very detailed prints
- Perfect for large prints with a matt finish
- Limited warping
- Easy to print
Material HIPS Diameter 2.85mm Tolerance ± 0.10 mm Heated build platform required Recommended Print Temperature 220 - 270 °C Melting Temperature 225 °C ± 40°C Weight Filament 750 g Spool Size 200 x 55 mm Spool Hub Diameter 53 mm