How does acetone affect the SLA parts?
The Boeing Company
> From: Chuck Alexander[SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: 03 February, 2000 12:14 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: alternative solvent for sla parts?
> At 01:37 PM 2/3/00 -0600, you wrote:
> >Propylene Carbonate is superior to TPM. It cuts through the resin 4-5
> >faster, water soluble, cheap and non-hazardous (its used in perfume and
> >food products).
> >William Ballmaier
> >Scimitar Prototyping
> >1529 Bourbon Parkway
> >Streamwood, Illinois 60107
> Propylene Carbonate does not meet the 50g/l requirement. We were using
> isopropyl before SCAQMD came thru and told us we could no longer use it.
> investigated other solvents, but every one that met the 50g/l requirement
> was aggressive to humans.
> We ended up switching to acetone. It doesn't meet the 50g/l requirement
> either, but it's on the SCAQMD's exempt chemical list.
> Chuck Alexander
> Solid Concepts Inc.
> Rapid Prototyping Software & Services
> ph. 661-257-9300
> fax 661-257-9311
> For more information about the rp-ml, see http://ltk.hut.fi/rp-ml/
For more information about the rp-ml, see http://ltk.hut.fi/rp-ml/
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