AquaTek BVOH Water Soluble Support


AquaTek™ BVOH [Butendiol Vinyl Alcohol] water soluble support is our original support material created for printing complex parts. BVOH offers good adhesion to a wide variety of model materials and is warm water soluble for easy support removal.

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AquaTek™ BVOH Water Soluble Support Filament

Our BVOH Water Soluble Support is an advanced water-soluble support filament based on a specialty copolymer of Butendiol Vinyl Alcohol. This filament is ideal for printing complex parts using PLA, ABS, ASA, PETG.

AquaTek BVOH is completely soluble in warm water and is easily removed from the printed part.

Ext Temp 1

Extruder Temp

Bed Temp

Bed Temp

Chamber Temp

Heated Chamber
Not required

Nozzle Settings

Nozzle Specs
No special concerns

Bed Adhesion

Bed Adhesion
Magigoo Bed Prep Adhesives
Nano Polymer Adhesive

Layer Height

Layer Height
No special concerns

Drying Filamen

Drying Specs
65°C for 2-4 hours

Water Soluble Support

BVOH is water soluble

Benefits of BVOH include:

  • Superior to traditional PVA with ABS, PLA, and PETG.
  • Biodegradable and safe to dispose of at home or office.
  • Ideal for use in any desktop 3D printer which utilizes support material in a dual-nozzle setup.

  • Readily dissolves in warm water
  • Easy to keep and re-dry
  • Gentle agitation of water greatly assists in dissolving BVOH and other water soluble support materials

Filament Specifications:

1.75mm and 2.85mm +/- 0.05mm in diameter

Recommended Print Settings:

  • Extruder: 190-220°C
  • Bed Temp: 23-90°C
  • Bed Prep: Magigoo Bed Prep Adhesives and Nano Polymer Adhesive gives us the best results.
  • Other: Keep sealed between uses, BVOH filament becomes tacky if exposed to ambient humidity for extended periods of time.
  • Drying Instructions: 65°C for 2-4 hours


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