Ultrafuse® BVOH

A great support material compatible with multiple filaments

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Printing complex designs may only be possible with temporary support structures. Ultrafuse® BVOH water-soluble support filament has been designed to easily dissolve in water. The solubility is increasing with higher water temperature. It offers great compatibility to a variety of materials. Store this monofilament in a sealed bag or container to prevent moisture uptake.

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Recycled Packaging

Generally recyclable

Benefits at a Glance

  • Water soluble
  • Dissolves 2 times faster than other PVA
  • Support compatible with multiple materials -> Compatibility Table

Example Applications

  • Parts with overhang
  • Complex parts
  • Hollow parts

Material Properties

  • Tensile Strength (MPa): 8.7 (ZX), 33.7 (XY)
  • Flexural Modulus (MPa): 1081 (ZX), 1807 (XZ), 2236 (XY)
  • Elongation at Break: 0.8 % (ZX), 14.8 % (XY)
  • Melting Temperature: 175 oC

Printing Guidelines*

  • Nozzle Temperature: 190-210 °C
  • Build Chamber Temperature: -
  • Bed Temperature: 60 - 100 °C
  • Bed Material: Glass
  • Nozzle Diameter: ≥ 0.4 mm
  • Print Speed: 30 - 60 mm / s

*The product data is provided in good faith and represents typical properties based on our current knowledge and experience; these data are not to be construed as specification limits or mini- mum values. Product properties may be changed without notice. This document does not create any liability, warranty or guarantee of product performance. It is the buyer’s responsibility to determine the suitability of Ultrafuse® products for the intended application.

Use Case of Ultrafuse® BVOH

A good example working with Ultrafuse® BVOH is the development of a Battery case with Ultrafuse® PLA PRO1. Working with these support material decreases time for post-processing.

Battery Case for Caravans

The automotive industry is pressing ahead with the development of electric mobility. The major OEM shift to manufacturing more and more electric vehicles also means demand for a specific component type is experiencing an all-time high:The lithium-ion battery (LIB). Thanks to its attractive properties such as high energy efficiency, lack of memory effect, long cycle life, high energy and power…

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