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Table 6 For 30 mm cubes, consistent across both interventions, distortion in the Z axis is approximately twice that of distortion in either X or Y axes

From: Identifying a commercially-available 3D printing process that minimizes model distortion after annealing and autoclaving and the effect of steam sterilization on mechanical strength

 Water Bath AnnealingAnnealing then Autoclave
Average absolute percent distortion in X axis1.677%1.712%
Average absolute percent distortion in Y axis1.628%1.752%
Average absolute percent distortion in Z axis3.480%3.751%