save time cleaning up 3D printed part

Using a lighter to remove stringing from parts | AG3D Testing | 3D Printing Tips

Using a lighter to remove stringing from parts | AG3D Testing | 3D Printing Tips

From my experience 3D printing, there are many times when you 3D print a part but it requires some extra work to clean it up afterwards. You can refine your machine and tweak settings to get it to print perfectly, but I’ve found it more efficient to make sure a model(s) 3D prints properly and then find new techniques to save time and thus money. So when I heard from a friend that you could use a lighter to clean up the stringing on my 3D printed parts, a lightbulb went off in my head - let’s try that this weekend! So here we are…