Product Name: 3D Printer Filament – HIPS Filament
Material: HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene)
Diameter: 1.75mm / 3.0mm （ / 2.85mm ）
Diameter Tolerance: +/- 0.03mm
Colors available: most commonly in white (accept custom)
Net Weight: 1KG /roll (accept custom, 500g, 750g…)
Certificate: SGS ROHS
HIPS Filament is made from High Impact Polystyrene material. Naturally, HIPS filament has bright white color and it is also biodegradable. HIPS material is similar to ABS and share a lot of the same characteristics. It has comparable strength and durability to ABS filament. HIPS filament is extremely versatile and economical. With the feature of dissolving in D-limonene，HIPS filament is commonly used as a supporting material especially in conjunction with ABS filament.
HIPS filament is generally extruded at the temperature as 210-250℃. A heated bed during the printing(at around 115℃) is usually used to reduce the problem of curling and adhesion. HIPS remain pliable until it’s cool. Do not remove your print until fully cooled or it will bend.
This material is well spread in food industry for packaging. In the 3D Printing domain, HIPS filament is commonly used as a supporting material especially in conjunction with ABS filament.
Usually, the support material outside can be sanded or finished. But if the support material is inside of the printed object, a dissolvable material such as HIPS filament will be needed to remove supporting. Dissolving HIPS filament in a Limonene liquor will leave behind just the ABS filament printed sections.
If your HIPS filament roll will be put on hold over a long time, please store it properly in an airtight container to keep it from attracting moisture from the ambient air.