The Easiest Way to Apply New Kapton Tape to Your 3D Printer

Kapton Tape

Let’s face it – Kapton tape isn’t much fun to work with. But it’s the best printing surface for ABS, so eventually, we’re likely to find ourselves having to replace that Kapton tape. Getting a good application without air bubbles can be tricky, but it’s the key to getting a nice, smooth surface on the bottom of your prints.

After trying just about everything, I’ve come up with what I believe to be the best possible technique:

Video: Applying Kapton Tape