Monthly Archives: January 2015

Diagram of flexvat

Diagram of my SLA 3D printers FEP based vat (sometimes called a flex vat or flexvat). Updated drawing showing a better gasket design: Old design:

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Flexvat tests: I think this is going to work out

I made 2 test prints, one yesterday and one today First test print : As good as or better than pretty much anything I’ve printed up to now using sylgard/qsil coated glass for my vat floor. The printout had a … Continue reading

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SLA 3D Printer “Drumhead“ FEP Flexvat

Anyone who uses a SLA 3D printer has had to deal with vat floor release layers of one sort or another. Every since I built my printer I have been using Sylgard 184 or Qsil 216 2-component silicones. These materials … Continue reading

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