If your model has been already printed and you have removed it from the platform, at first you have to remove all the unnecessary elements – the raft and support – before following the available post-processing procedures: spackling, gluing, painting or acetone vaporizing method. Learn more about those methods in Designing & Post-processing category.


Removing the Support, part 1


Smoothing Down the Surface


If the residues are difficult to remove, use a grinder to smooth down the surface of the model.


Removing the Support, part 2


If there are any holes in your print, remove the support from them using a drill or a drill-driver.


Polishing the Surface


Smooth down the surface of your print with sandpaper. Use sandpaper with 80 grit to even all the imperfections. Use sandpaper with 160 grit to make sanding lines less visible.

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