- Improved thermal stability to avoid jamming and degradation issues
- Dissolves easily with ordinary water
- Compatible with most 3D printing filaments
- Better printability
- Moisture sensitive
Datasheets:Download safety and technical data sheets
Use support materials to expand your 3D printing horizons
Our hosts and 3D printing specialists Álvaro and Jess give us the lowdown on all the different benefits that arise from using support materials, and all the different ways in which they can be implemented.
Your Extensive Guide to the Properties of 3D Printing FFF Filaments
This white paper dives deep into physico-mechanical properties and impact, heat and water resistances, by evaluating the performance of every material in the BCN3D portfolio.
Materials for 3D printing & In-depth on fibre-filled
Which is the strongest 3D printing material? And… is stronger always better? In this webinar, Materials Engineer Dario Destro will walk you through the different 3D printing filament types currently available in the market and their properties, with a special emphasis on fiber-filled materials.
Camper: revolutionizing the design process for footwear through in-house 3D printing
Developing tangible models in-house through 3D printing has significantly accelerated the process of launching a new collection for the Spanish-based shoe company, while yielding considerable cost savings along the way.
The best way to optimize the use of PVA for 3D printing
In 3D printing, using PVA as a support material allows to obtain geometrically-complex parts without damaging the print quality. In this guide, we share our experts’ advice to optimize this material to the maximum, ensuring the best results at the lowest possible cost.
How to print
For BCN3D Stratos users:
Get a proper printing profile for PVA using the ones integrated into the BCN3D. Download the latest version of BCN3D Stratos.
To ensure good bed adhesion use Magigoo.
- Store it in an airtight container with desiccant.
- Dry filament before printing. Place it in an oven or in a dehydrator at 50ºC for 6 to 8 hours.
- Clean the hotend after you’ve used PVA, before starting printing with other materials.