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HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene) is a soluble filament most often used as support material.

Brands Tested

  • ColorFabb

  • MakeShaper

HIPS

HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene) is a soluble filament most often used as support material. HIPS is similar to ABS and it dissolves in Limonene. If you have a gMax dual extruder HIPS can be a great alternative to PVA for dissolvable support.

Surface Quality

++++

Strength

++++

Ease of Use

++++

Settings

Speed

(mm/sec)

35-40

Fan

(%)

35-40

ExtruderTemp

(Deg C)

230-240

Bed Temp

(Deg C)

90-100

Retraction

(mm)

0.75

Additional Notes