Bed Adhesion:101


3D Gloop! is designed to make bed adhesion as simple as 1-2-3...-4.

Basically, once you use it, you'll wonder how you ever got by before!

This guide walks you through our approved application process. But first, the lawyer overlords need you to read and understand the Safety Data Sheet (SDS)before you are ready to start using 3D Gloop! 


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Step 1! - Heat the Bed or Don't

It's basically that easy.

Heat the print-bed to between 40° C and 70° C.

Or don't! 3D Gloop! is an amazing print bed adhesive. 

3D Gloop! preforms best when the bed temperature during printing is at 80° C or lower. Yes, even for ABS! 



Step 2! - Open the Container

Is this even a step?!?

Anyways, this step is very simple, but VERY important!

Open the 3D Gloop! container of your choice AWAY from your face, eyes, and other important body parts.

DO NOT inhale this product.

Make sure you are in a well ventilated space away from flame throwers, light sabers, dynamite, rockets, and other potential sources of ignition. 3D Gloop! vapors are flammable and you don't want to melt your face off do you?


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Step 3! - Apply 3D Gloop!

Apply 3D Gloop! to the bed however you see fit!

3D Gloop! is best used on glass build platforms, however, it also works very well when applied to PEI sheets, painters tape, and even kapton/polyamide tape. 

DO NOT apply 3D Gloop! to plastic build plates! - You will not have a fun time if you do... 

Using the brush, liberally apply 2 and up to 3 coats of 3D Gloop! to the print bed with even brush-strokes, allowing each coat to dry before applying the next.

For best results apply the first layer in vertical strokes, the second in horizontal, and the third in vertical again (if 3 is necessary).

If you are using Spray Gloop!, give your can a few good shakes. While hold the nozzle about 6 inches away from the build surface quickly coat the entire surface using a sweeping motion similar to the brush application. One coat is all you will need for Spray Gloop!

DO NOT inhale while applying 3D Gloop! as solvents are evaporating quickly.



"Step" 4! - Pack it up!

The last *step* should go without saying

Reseal the container, and store it in a safe environment. - You know, away from children, flame throwers, black holes, cybernetically enhanced gold fish, your evil layer in Earth's core, on a window sill, or on your 3D printer...  A good rule of thumb is to check our SDS.

Congratulations, you're done! Time to start your print.