High Impact Polystyrene [HIPS]
HIPS filament is made from a High Impact Polystyrene material and it is another example of support 3d materials. This material is well spread in food industry for packaging.
It is also used to pack CD discs and to produce trays in medicine Naturally this filament has bright white color and it is also biodegradable so there are no adverse effect when it is put in tight contact with a human or animal body.
HIPS filaments have curling and adhesion problems, which can be reduced by using a heated bed during the printing. HIPS material that can also be used as support structure during the printing and then dissolved in a colorless liquid hydrocarbon Solution.