Re: Plastic Spray Coating for Actua Parts

From: Joe DeGuglielmo (
Date: Thu May 14 1998 - 19:32:46 EEST

I was curious to how much if any the coating added to the part size.

York Robert wrote:

> I would agree with the statements presented. I purchased the same spray
> at Lowe's and achieved the same results. It does not heal the part, but
> it
> does increase the life of the small wall parts during normal handling.
> ----------
> From: chad buchanan
> To:
> Subject: Plastic Spray Coating for Actua Parts
> Date: Thursday, May 14, 1998 8:42AM
> A little while back Brad Fox suggested the spraying of Actua parts with
> a spray plastic/rubber coating. This was very interesting to my
> department. We have put this coating on several different parts with
> good results. On one component, we had two pieces. One with the spray
> plastic/rubber coating and one without. We dropped both pieces from a
> height of about 2 feet onto a hard surface. The coated part survived
> and the uncoated part did not.
> This coating doesn't give super strong parts but it does help. The
> coating does come in various colors which makes for a nice change from
> the white. We are now using this coating as a standard for most parts
> we make now.
> Thanks for the tip Brad........
> Chad L Buchanan
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Best Regards,

Joe DeGuglielmo Eastman Kodak Company Rapid Prototyping Center 901 Elmgrove Rd. Rochester, NY 14653-5315 (716)-726-7046 Phone (716)-726-3220 FAX

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