Print #11, #12, and #13 – Anycubic Clear Resin Validation Testing

After feeling pretty confident with my Anycubic Black Resin printing, I decided to try learning how to work with clear resin. I looked up the default values online and decided to start with 9 seconds exposure time. My resulting test print was over exposed.

Print #11 - Exposure test at 9 seconds. Overexposed.
Print #11 – Exposure test at 9 seconds. Overexposed.

I next decided to try 8 seconds. It improved some, but still over exposed.

Print #12 - Exposure test at 8 seconds. Still a bit overexposed.
Print #12 – Exposure test at 8 seconds. Still a bit overexposed.

I decreased by another second and finally at 7 seconds I was happy with the results.

Print #13 - Exposure test at 7 seconds. Pretty good exposure results.
Print #13 – Exposure test at 7 seconds. Pretty good exposure results.

All three test prints together to compare the results:

Prints #11, #12, and #13 at exposures 9, 8, and 7.
Prints #11, #12, and #13 at exposures 9, 8, and 7.

One cool thing I discovered with the clear resin, is that it glows in the presence of UV and making curing really fun!

Anycubic Clear Resin in the Wash and Cure station curing.
Anycubic Clear Resin in the Wash and Cure station curing.

With my base exposure settings dialed in, I felt confident to try a print in clear. My next post will chronicle the adventures of prints 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18.