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how to add pigments to polycaprolactone

In my mind, it's easier to begin with pigment that's already homogenous within some pellets:

general-purpose pigments

You can also start out with general-purpose art-store pigments or dyes (we've used powdered pigments), and blend them in that way. Whenever we've done this, it was an incredibly long and tedious process.

Some things that we found worked well for us:


You can also use acrylic paints or spray paint on PCL. More information here.

photos of mixing powdered pigments