HIPS-X

For everyone HIPS-X Filament

Spectrum HIPS–X is a consumable support material designed for additive manufacturing with the FDM/FFF technology. It is usually used as support for components manufactured with ABS, where HIPS-X supports are dissolved in the citric acid solution (D–Limonene) upon completion of the manufacturing process. Further, you can use Spectrum HIPS–X as a base material for the manufacturing of components which are required to have a reduced processing shrinkage as compared to ABS. The material shows a high impact and compression resistance. It also enables you to obtain matte surfaces with a reduced layer visibility. Much like ABS, HIPS-X allows for mechanical treatments such as grinding, turning, milling etc. The low hardness of printed items makes it easy to separate material sections with sharp tools.

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For everyone HIPS-X Filament
Density 1.05 g/cm3
Nozzle temperature 230-255°C
Bed temperature 80-100°C
Printing speed 40-100 mm/s
Verify your spool YES
1.75 mm 1000g
Technical details
    HIPS-X advantage
  • matte surface of the print
  • low shrinkage rate
  • high impact resistance
  • good for large prints
  • lower brittleness than in PLA
  • fully soluble in D-Limonene
Elements produced by using Spectrum HIPS-X are characterized by:
  • improved aesthetic qualities with the matte surfaces of the printed items,
  • the possibility of mechanical treatment (drilling, turning, milling or grinding),
  • high impact resistance,
  • use as a support material,
  • energy absorption and dissipation capabilities, and
  • increased resistance to cyclic compression and bending.
Mainly used as a support material, Spectrum HIPS–X is also designed for industrial applications which require impact resistant components or components with a capability for partial energy dissipation. Due to its low hardness, HIPS – X may be used in arts, specifically in sculpture.
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