3DP Processes Put a Shine on Finished Parts

A free Design News on-demand webinar explores digital texture techniques that can give 3DP printed parts Class-A surface quality.

Design News Staff

May 10, 2022

1 Min Read

3D printed objects have crossed the Rubicon to become high-quality parts that match those produced by injection molding. Yet their finishes have continued to resemble low-quality prototype objects. Because of this, many companies have used 3D printed parts for internal assemblies that are hidden from eye view.

That’s changing. Plastic powder bed fusion technologies are now capable of producing high-quality, durable parts suited for end-use applications. 

Join us for the on-demand webinar, Misperception Addressed: How to Achieve Class-A Surface Quality with Plastic Powder Bed Fusion. This free one-hour webinar looks at digitally applied textures and post-processing that can elevate plastic powder bed fusion parts to Class-A surface quality – and rival or beat the finish of injection molding.

Attend this webinar and learn:

  • Advantages of applying digital textures to 3D printed parts

  • Strategies for hiding imperfections on 3D printed models

  • Post-processing techniques to improve aesthetics and performance of end-use parts

  • How to achieve Class-A service finishes on multi-jet fusion parts

The webinar is presented is Wes Kramer, an application engineer at HP 3D Printing. Kramer is a 3D Application Engineer at HP. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in mechanical engineering. Wes has been in his current role for 3 years, working with existing and future companies to develop their applications for HP MJF 3D printing.

Related:Solving Supply Chain Issues with 3D Printing

Click here to attend the on-demand free one-hour webinar.

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