HIPS - a great 3D Printing material for beginners.
High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) is an easy, low cost, and widely used 3D printing filament. HIPS comes in a wide range of colors and because it's so easy to print with it is recommended for beginners.
HIPS 3D printer filament has similar properties to ABS because it is relatively strong can be sanded. Unlike ABS, HIPS does not have the potential for warping while printing and is ideal for painting making it popular for use with costumes, models, and miniature figurines. Additionally, HIPS' low cost makes it an appealing material for rapid prototyping, early testing of modeled objects, and educational settings.
HIPS also performs well as a support material. This means it can be used with other filaments when you can print objects with interior cavities, intricate sections, overhanging portions, and much more.
- HIPS is dissolvable in D-Limonene