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FAQs

What are Resin Prints and how are they done?

For all our resin prints, we use pre-supported files supplied by the artists and print at a layer thickness of 25um (.025mm per layer). These are resin prints, not injection molded or cast.


It is a multi-step process to print and prepare the models for sale. They are printed with photopolymer resin. After printing, they are washed with 99% isopropyl alcohol. The supports are removed and  they get a final curing. As with all resin prints, they may need slight cleanup from the printing supports. Larger pieces will be printed hollow and will have holes where we flushed the resin out to conserve on weight and materials.

Assembly is required. We do test fit all pieces before packaging, but you will have to glue them together. Most people will use a super glue. We recommend one designed for plastics that are typically two parts (primer/activator and glue).

What are FDM Prints and how are they done?

Wikipedia defines FDM printing as "fused deposition modeling (with the trademarked acronym FDM) is a 3D printing process that uses a continuous filament of a thermoplastic material. Filament is fed from a large spool through a moving, heated printer extruder head, and is deposited on the growing work."

We print with PLA filament with is actually biodegradable. All prints are hollow to save on material and build time. The models will have visible layer lines that can be sanded down or filled with a thicker paint to get a picture perfect model. But look great for game purposes with no work.


We offer two print qualities. Low at .25mm per layer and High at .15mm per layer. Lower quality prints take less time and show the layers a little more. High quality still shows the lines, but not as much. They are also a bit stronger and take longer to print.

About Code CRITROLEFDN

We are happy to finally have a platform to help raise money to "leave the world better than we found it." We decided, what better way to do that then chose one of our favorite foundations to support. The Critical Role Foundation. If you use the coupon code at checkout on orders over $25, we will donate 50% of the subtotal (after discount if another coupon code is applied) of your purchase to the Critical Role Foundation! And as a way of saying thanks for helping out, we will give you 5% off your order!

We will make two donations a month on the 5th and 20th of every month. When your money is donated, we will post pictures to Facebook and Twitter with a thanks to each person, so you can see that your money is going where we claim it is.

Check out more on the Critical Role Foundation at:

https://critrole.com/foundation/

Disposal of Byproducts

Photopolymer resin is toxic in it's liquid state. It is hardened with UV light. Sunlight is one source, but we use led lights set to the specific spectrum to cure the resin.


All supports are cured and recycled.

We save any paper towels or rubber gloves that comes in contact with the resin to cure it and dispose of it properly.

Any empty resin bottles are cut open, cured and recycled.

Isopropyl alcohol used to clean and water used to remove supports are evaporated off and the leftover resin and is cured and recycled.

All FDM spools are reused or recycled and any supports or rafts are recycled.