Glow in the dark - need suggestions

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Glow in the dark - need suggestions

Post by boep777 » Mon Apr 18, 2016 2:29 pm

Hi everybody, I need to print (a present) that glows in the dark - any suggestions ? main criteria - strong glow ;)

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Re: Glow in the dark - need suggestions

Post by Mach » Mon Apr 18, 2016 3:43 pm

Suggestions for an object to print?
Slimer - search for mustangdave's file on Thingiverse

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Re: Glow in the dark - need suggestions

Post by boep777 » Mon Apr 18, 2016 7:42 pm

Actually I am looking for a filament to use. Price differences are large - HATCHBOX, ColrFabb but what about the quality ? how bright is the glow etc.

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Re: Glow in the dark - need suggestions

Post by LonV » Mon Apr 18, 2016 10:13 pm

Colorfabb is really pretty bright, Hatchbox is very close (very hard to distinguish).

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Re: Glow in the dark - need suggestions

Post by Mach » Tue Apr 19, 2016 3:49 am

Sorry, my ipad and the forum software don't get along. The 2nd part of my post disappeared.

I'd second Colorfabb. Hatchbox has been hit or miss for me. Any of the phosphorescent filaments can erode the nozzle. If you haven't already you can order a stainless steel one here. http://www.makergear.com/products/nozzles
Put stainless steel in the notes on your order.

I've been printing these with Afinia's Glow Blue ABS. It has a mild glow compared to the white (glow green) or grey (glow blue) colorfabb but it does have color in white light.

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