3d models for components of XR4ti and Scorpio

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brokencase wrote: Sun Sep 05, 2021 4:11 pm How about weather-stripping?
I'm curious how robust 3D printed weather stripping would be? Would it hold up to the elements, and not turn to dust when UV light from the sun hits it? I know nothing about 3D printed materials, keep it in "idiot speak"...
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my8950 wrote: Tue Sep 07, 2021 3:37 pm
brokencase wrote: Sun Sep 05, 2021 4:11 pm How about weather-stripping?
I'm curious how robust 3D printed weather stripping would be? Would it hold up to the elements, and not turn to dust when UV light from the sun hits it? I know nothing about 3D printed materials, keep it in "idiot speak"...
The material is thermoplastic polyurathane (TPU) it can be anywhere from 60-90 durometer but I typically print 85 durometer. I would say it is very close to the flex of the original material.

As far as durability perhaps this would help.
from https://filament2print.com/gb/240-flexible-tpe-tpu

"TPU (Thermoplastic Polyurethane) is a thermoplastic, more specifically a linear elastomeric polymer belonging to the family of polyurethanes. This material is characterized by its high resistance to abrasion, certain chemical elements, UV rays and low temperatures. This set of properties makes the use of the TPU widespread throughout the industry."
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brokencase wrote: Tue Sep 07, 2021 4:38 pm
my8950 wrote: Tue Sep 07, 2021 3:37 pm
brokencase wrote: Sun Sep 05, 2021 4:11 pm How about weather-stripping?
I'm curious how robust 3D printed weather stripping would be? Would it hold up to the elements, and not turn to dust when UV light from the sun hits it? I know nothing about 3D printed materials, keep it in "idiot speak"...
The material is thermoplastic polyurathane (TPU) it can be anywhere from 60-90 durometer but I typically print 85 durometer. I would say it is very close to the flex of the original material.

As far as durability perhaps this would help.
from https://filament2print.com/gb/240-flexible-tpe-tpu

"TPU (Thermoplastic Polyurethane) is a thermoplastic, more specifically a linear elastomeric polymer belonging to the family of polyurethanes. This material is characterized by its high resistance to abrasion, certain chemical elements, UV rays and low temperatures. This set of properties makes the use of the TPU widespread throughout the industry."
Thanks, I will check this out and try to understand.
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Door sill cover buttons.

On some cars some button covers were hacked on removal or lost.

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