Applying blue painter’s tape to you platform can be done in a number of ways. Below we will discuss one method of applying it that consistently works well for us.
- Build Plate(easiest to apply tape when out of the printer)
- Blue Painter’s Tape Sheet
- Squeegee(A credit card or similar will work in a pinch)
- Rubbing Alcohol
- Paper Towel
- Sand Paper (320 grit works well)
The First step is to remove all pieces of the last sheet of tape on the build plate. If there are any large chunks of adhesive left over scraping them off may be necessary, but leaving some adhesive residue from the last sheet generally doesn’t hurt anything.
The first step is to peel half the sheet of tape off it’s backing.… Read the rest