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Beam for "Modena" railway viaduct N

€14,00
SKU: 1201.TRV.L155
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Reproduction in N scale (1:160) faithful to the original of the concrete beam of the "Modena" viaduct used in real life on the Milan-Bologna high-speed route and in the new variant of the historic route near Modena.

Article perfectly reproduced and sized thanks to FDM 3D printing technology with cement gray like PLA material, it is supplied in 3 standard length sizes, or customizable on request:

  • Span length: 155 mm (equivalent to real life approximately 25 metres)
  • Span length: 175 mm (equivalent to real life approximately 28 metres)
  • Span length: 195 mm (equivalent to real life approximately 31 metres)
  • Customizable from a minimum of 150 mm to a maximum of 200 mm

The item can already be used raw or can be easily worked and painted for an optimal finish.

Please refer to the dimension drawing to check the span length.

Finish of the bioPLA material

Assembly
Where assembly between the pieces is required, we recommend using cyanoacrylate glue for a quick and resistant fixing. We recommend lightly sanding the parts to be glued.

Sanding
To mitigate the streaking effect, you can roughen with 180/240 grit sandpaper and continue with finer grits, up to 1000 for the final sanding. It is recommended to moisten the sandpaper or wet the piece with cold water to avoid overheating the surface too much, as the PLA material could knead at high temperatures.
The use of power tools for sanding is not recommended.

Painting
Use acrylic products of the desired color with a matt finish (for cement, gray RAL 7035). To obtain a more uniform surface, the use of an airbrush or spray can is recommended. You can apply multiple coats until you are satisfied, leave to dry between coats.

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