Just like any end product, a smooth to touch surface is preferred over an uneven feel. Time to polish those diamonds in the rough! Wet sanding is recommended and always ensure that part is fully dry before applying paint or lacquer coating. Enthusiastic craftsman would even go to the extent of applying Autosol or Metasol for finishing off their sanding process.
PolyJet 3D printed models generally have a smooth surfaces and fine feature details direct from the printer, and readily accept off-the-shelf acrylic spray paints and lacquers.
The International Conference on Advanced Design Research and Education (ICADRE) aims to promote the understanding, use, and education of engineering design in Singapore and the Asia Pacific region. The objectives of this conference are to advance research in good design practices, to share practices of design education, and to discuss how good design practices derived […]
Users often think of the direct usage of the 3D printer’s output part as the final product that the machine can deliver. More often than not, a simple step is overlooked, including the support removal, for example. Post processing a 3D printed model enhances the design, function and sometimes even quality of the part. In […]
3D Printing is gaining momentum in the Asian market with 3D printing giant, Stratasys’ move to decentralize and provide closer regional and local support within South Asia and Pacific regions. 30th of July 2014 marks the official opening of Stratasys new 3D Printing Experience Centre at 988 Toa Payoh North (Industrial Estate) #07-06, Singapore. […]
With 3D Printing technology, Companies are now producing better quality designs, at a lower cost in a shorter lead time. The Consumer products industry is one of the largest and the most competitive industries in the world, ranging from consumer electronics, sporting goods, toys etc. For these companies, Research & Development is one of the […]