Step 5: Extracting the Trough and Removing Supports

Once the build finished, the part was cleaned, rinsed, and given a final cure in a UV curing chamber.  Interestingly, the support structure that was generated on one side of the trough was a interconnected scaffolding, while the other side was simple support columns.  The support structures on both sides were clipped off with flush cut pliers.
You could enter this in the green tech contest (i think).
future work - do it in microscopic size to get 100% failure

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