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Povidone-iodine/Betadine Compatibility


#1

Does anyone have experience with povidone-iodine (Betadine) interacting with printed parts? I’m not sure of the chemistry here. If anything, I would assume it’s compatible with BioMed. Could this be used with other materials as well?


#2

Iodine isn’t very reactive. I’d be surprised if it attacked a properly cured print no matter what the resin type was. Though the print might absorb some. Easiest way to find out is empirically. You’d have to do that at some point anyway. Weigh the sample before and after soaking and if it doesn’t get mushy and weighs the same you’re good to go…