If your model has already been 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.

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Removing the Support, part 1

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Smoothing Down the Surface

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

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Removing the Support, part 2

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

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Polishing the Surface

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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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