5 Professional Finishing Options for FDM parts

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Despite the advances of other technologies, Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) remains the go-to 3D printing process for prototypes and simple plastic parts. 3D Printing Featured Stories Sponsored 3D design and printing service 3d model finishing 3d print finishing 3d print finishing tools 3D printed surface finishing 3ERP finish postfinishing

A Smooth New Finish For Black PA12

Shapeways Blog

Here at Shapeways, we’re hard at work searching for the best 3D printing materials and making them available to our users. This new smooth finish is available in Black PA12. In short, geometric complexity doesn’t have to be sacrificed for a professional finish.

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Prototype Finishing: 3D Printed, Urethane Cast & Machined Parts

Stratasys

3D printing, like any manufacturing process, is not a completely intuitive technology. Printing requires precision: The build platform must be level, part orientation configured – even temperature plays a part in the success of a print. The post Prototype Finishing: 3D Printed, Urethane Cast & Machined Parts appeared first on Solid Concepts Blog. 3d printing

Now, Smoother Finishes — at No Extra Cost

Shapeways Blog

Results with the existing finishing technique, left, and the new, improved polishing process, right (pictured: Bracelet Bluups Origami R by Bluups ). One of the biggest constants for our community (and anyone using 3D printing) is the desire for smoother finishes on your products.

Tru-Design & Polynt Composites Team Up to Create Industrial 3D Printing Finishes & Coatings

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3D Design 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business 3D printing coatings 3d printing finishes additive manufacturing coatings additive manufacturing finishes industrial 3D printing finishes ornl Polynt Composites USA Inc TD Coat RT TD Seal HT TruDesignThe world of 3D printers is vast today.

3D Printing Finishing Tool Hits the Market: Retouch3D is Finally Available

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While life would be so much easier if all of our 3D prints came off the print bed looking sparkly and perfect (okay, maybe not sparkly), post-processing and finishing techniques are a necessary evil. 3D Printing Business 3D 2.0 View the entire article via our website.

Solderdoodle Cordless 3D Print Finishing Tool Launches on Kickstarter

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3D Printing 3d print finishing 3d print finishing tool 3d printing tools Isaac Porras kickstarter SolderDoodle Isaac Porras grew up in San Jose, California and earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from San Jose State University. It was his experience in his father’s sheet metal shop that taught... View the entire article via our website.

Our Best Material Finish Ever

Shapeways Blog

We’re excited to introduce this upscale finish to our Strong & Flexible nylon, our most popular and versatile material. This finish will elevate your designs by offering a smoother, glossier surface. The post Our Best Material Finish Ever appeared first on Shapeways Magazine.

Ultrasonic Technology Improves Surface Finish of 3D Prints

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Stair stepping is a common problem in 3D printing. This is when seam lines appear between layers and excess material is left as a residue on the print, negatively affecting its surface finish. 3D Printing Science & Technology Piezoelectric stair-stepping surface finish ultrasonic ultrasoundView the entire article via our website.

Ultrasonic Wondercutter Device Could Be Used to Cut Away Supports and Finish 3D Printed Parts

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Unless you’re dealing with mainly small, handheld items, 3D printed parts rarely look much like their final form while still sitting on the build platform. 3D Printing Business Cutra Co. Ltd cutting finishing 3D prints Korea marketing ultrasonic WondercutterIn order to achieve functional 3D. View the entire article via our website.

DyeMansion to show new finish range and technology at Formnext

3D Printing Industry

3D Printers 3D Printing coatings DyeMansion finish Formnext Frankfurt selective laser sintering SLS treatmentsFormnext, in Frankfurt Germany, is coming up this month and 3DPI are starting to hear rumors about new products and developments due to be launched.

BHDA Finishing Tips and Techniques: Support and Nub Removal

Shapeways Blog

Starting as a maker material, BHDA was recently released to all shoppers because of its amazing detail, finish, durability, and color. These support structures hold the model to the build plate while they are printing, while offering strength to the product as it is being printed.

DIY Tutorial: How to get a finished product look for your 3D printed parts

Sculpteo

As you may have read on of our post about 3D printing u […]. The post DIY Tutorial: How to get a finished product look for your 3D printed parts appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo.

Finuvo’s Aqua Hydrographics Printer Adds Powerful Pizzazz for Finishing 3D Prints

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Being able to finish your 3D printed products with some powerful and funky pizzazz, a required understated look with aluminum coating, or even printed wood or camo can be the difference between a rather... View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D printed art 3D Printing 3D painting 3d print finishing 3D printed hydrographics 3d printing finish techniques Finuvo Aqua hydrographic hydrographic printing kickstarter water transfer printing station

Tru-Design announces partnership with Composites One to expand market for 3D printing finishing

3D Printing Industry

Tru-Design, a Tennessee-based 3D printing coatings specialist has signed a distribution agreement with composites materials company Composites One. Leveraging Composites One’s North American distribution network, Tru-Design seeks to expand its market for its material coatings and finishes.

DyeMansion Showcasing Print-to-Product Workflow at RAPID, Bringing 3D Print Finishing Technology to US

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Munich-based startup DyeMansion, known for its unique post-processing technology for SLS 3D printed parts, developed the first coloring system for powder 3D printed parts in the world back in 2015. 3D Printing Business 3d print finishing 3d printing business news 3D printing finishing 3d printing solution Daniel Stroh DM60 DyeMansion north america Pia Harlass Powershot C Powershot S RAPID + TCT RAPID 2018 workflow

Penn State Opens Finishing Lab for Metal 3D Printed Parts

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Penn State has been responsible for several intriguing innovations in 3D printing, running the gamut from fashion to bioprinting. Now the university is taking a step forward in metal 3D printing with. 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3D printing finishing Penn State post processing post processing 3d printed partsView the entire article via our website.

PostProcess Technologies Uses Hybrid DECI Duo Solution to Achieve Excellent Surface Finish for 3D Printed Shrouded Impellers

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PostProcess Technologies, which expanded its channel partner coverage in North America this spring, is well known for its software and post-printing solutions. 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3d print finishing 3D printed surface finishing automat3D case study DECI Duo impeller Ingersoll Rand postprocess technologies surface finish

Retouch3D Finalizing Design for Their 3D Print Finishing Pen

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the Retouch3D was launched via a Kickstarter campaign to build “the world’s first heated tool to finish 3D prints with variable heat and interchangeable heads designed for specific 3D retouching... View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing Business 3D 2.0 3d print finishing tools 3d printed supports 3d printing tools kickstarter removing support material retouch3dCreated by 3D 2.0,

New metal finishes for our Brass 3D printing material

Sculpteo

The post New metal finishes for our Brass 3D printing material appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo At Sculpteo we always think about the constantly […].

i.materialise Refines Precious Metal Options for 3D Printing, New White Gold Finishes Available in 14K & 18K

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3D Design 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 14k gold 14k White Gold 18k gold 3D printed gold finish 3d printing finish techniques 3d printing finishes 3d printing gold i.materialise i.materialise material RhinoGoldi.materialise takes their gold very seriously.

Introducing Our New Polyamide Finish: Satin

i.materialise

We’re happy to announce the launch of a new finish for Polyamide (SLS): Satin ! Polyamide is the perfect material for 3D printing because it’s strong and flexible. Do you want to know more about this new finish for Polyamide (SLS)? What does the satin finish look like?

Meet our New Finishes for Titanium 3D Printing

i.materialise

3D printing in metal opens a world of possibilities for designers and makers. We’ve already talked about the different metal materials on the blog and today we are happy to announce the launch of new finishes for 3D printing in titanium. How to get the perfect titanium 3D print.

IST Offers Solutions to Safely Recycle and Reuse Waste Solvents from 3D Print Finishing

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3D Printing Sponsored 3D modeling 3d modeling services 3d print finishing 3D printing finishing solvents cad CAD design Canada industrial International Surface Technologies IST pcb printed circuit boards prototyping recycling ultrasonic cleaningSubstances which dissolve a solute are called solvents – normally liquids, but these can also be gases and solids. Organic solvents are used in all sorts of everyday applications, such as in.

3D Printing Spotlight On: Chelsey Kearney, 3D Model Finisher, Chaos Core Tech

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Chelsey Kearney’s husband Garrett, a Pinshape Ambassador who recently judged the Cosplay Design Contest, runs the fun, and informative, 3D design, modeling, and 3D printing Chaos Core Tech. View the entire article via our website.

Keep On (Monster) Truckin’: Speeding Towards the Finish Line

The Solidworks Blog

Nervous, but still optimistic about finishing on time and giving Jonah the most incredible monster truck costume any kid has ever seen. At the time of writing, there is little more than a week left to build the mini-Max-D, and the team is chomping at the bit to finish up their epic creation.

3D Finisher Finishing Box Is Racing to Hit the Market By Christmas 2014

3D Printing Industry

Although the enthusiasm around making 3D objects can help us overlook the fact that these objects are often far from perfect, after 3D printing things at home, or at the office, there are times when you just need to do away with rough edges and the remains of support materials. By Davide Sher.

Ding! Find out via Text When Your 3D Printer Finishes the Job

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Applying this process to 3D printing, where the printer certainly sets... View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d print jobs cloudbit littleBits text text when 3d print job finishes thingiverse

3DEO Reaches Surface Finishing Milestone

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A collection of high quality small 3D printed metal parts by 3DEO [Source: Fabbaloo]. Read the whole entry. » » service

3DEO Reaches Surface Finishing Milestone

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A collection of high quality small 3D printed metal parts by 3DEO [Source: Fabbaloo]. Read the whole entry. » » service

CIPRES and AMT Partner Up to Provide High-Speed 3D Print Surface Finishing to European Customers

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Surface finishing and coloring post processing solutions are necessary when it comes to producing quality 3D printed parts. In February, Additive Manufacturing Technologies Ltd (AMT) was. View the entire article via our website.

Finishing 3D printed parts: the complete Q&A about “Color Touch” and “Color Resist”finishes

Sculpteo

A few weeks ago we announced two new options for finish […]. The post Finishing 3D printed parts: the complete Q&A about “Color Touch” and “Color Resist”finishes appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Using Wax to Give Your 3D Prints a Smooth, Waterproof Finish

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The more we get to know 3D printing, the more we realize that we don’t know all that much about it. 3D Printing 3d printing beeswax finishing 3D prints instructables paraffin waterproofing wax coatingIn all fairness, that’s because new 3D printers–from basic home machines to super... View the entire article via our website.

Video: Understanding 3D Printing Surface Finishes

Xometry

In this video, Xometry Greg demystifies the process of choosing between SLS, HP Multi Jet Fusion, FDM, DMLS, PolyJet, and SLA when cosmetic appearance is a major consideration

Putting an Artistic Finish on 3D Prints

Afinia

Courtney Link (Instagram: @clanks ) works in Production & Finishing at Objex Unlimited, where she puts the final touches on client projects. Link’s Introduction to 3D Printing. So, I have that mixed media art background, but 3D printing is a more recent addition to my repertoire.

Photo Ready: Finished 3D Printed Models

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The post Photo Ready: Finished 3D Printed Models appeared first on FATHOM // 3D Printer Sales, Advanced Prototype Fabrication, Bridge-To-Production Low Volume Manufacturing. blog 3d print 3d printed 3d printing additive manufacturing home security

Sand blasting 3d printed objects for matte surface finish

DIY 3D Printing

Andreas Bastian made this guide for sand blasting 3d printed PLA objects to give matte surface finish with reduced visible layering and shiny parts. Additional shells (3 or 4) help keep the print sealed during washing.

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