I’m wondering what your thoughts are about being able to use parts printed in the newer Tough 2000 Resin And if you think it could work and last over time. I am wanting to print some parts for custom products we are working on.
Since the newer Tough 2000 resin is closer to ABS I’m wondering if painting it to protect it from further UV curing if it could be used for parts that don’t have much strain on them.
Basically, can I rely on painted Touch 2000 parts to not start falling apart after a few months or years?
I know I can make molds and inject ABS but I would love to not have to take that extra step if possible.
I’ve had samples of Tough and Ridgid parts Formlabs sent out a few years ago and its all still looking good and stable although it hasn’t been outside under the sun the whole time.
I also know the guys making Model Train parts are selling their parts worldwide. Not sure what they tell their customers about lifespan and brittleness of the parts they sell.
Any advice or feedback is appreciated.