Entries by Industrial Degreasers

Is Acetone a Good Solvent for 3D Printer Clean Up?

Additive manufacturing machinery and 3D printers require cleaning after use to prevent the build-up of resin that could cause damage, but is acetone a good solvent for this kind of maintenance? The answer is yes, acetone actually does a great job of breaking down cured and uncured resin from the nozzle of the 3D printing […]

Which Is Stronger, MEK or Acetone?

There are many different chemical cleaning and degreasing agents, including MEK and acetone, that can be used for industrial machinery or 3D printer nozzles, but which is stronger, MEK or acetone? While it is generally understood that MEK is a stronger chemical, both acetone and MEK are potent degreasing agents, but depending on your specific […]

What Will Dissolve Resin?

3D Printers and additive manufacturers use resin to create their 3D printed objects, but what will dissolve resin to keep the printer’s surface clean? 3D printing devices require regular cleaning after use to remove leftover resin and keep the device running properly. The most common method of resin removal is with chemical solvents such as […]

What Is Additive Manufacturing?

If you work in industrial production or manufacturing you may be wondering, what is additive manufacturing? Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing and a huge digital advancement in production in which digital designs are realized and turned into physical objects with CAD software and a 3D printing device. This style of production allows parts […]