POSTPROCESSING

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DyeMansion, Stratasys Collaborate on Complete Additive Manufacturing Architecture

Using Stratasys’ H350 3D printer, the companies created a comprehensive reference architecture for production-scale end-use parts.
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Collaboration Results in 3D Postprocessing Productivity Boost

Additive Manufacturing Technologies teamed up with Mitsubishi Electric to develop an integrated automation solution for its PostPro 3D chemical vapor smoothing machine.
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DyeMansion Expands Series of AM Postprocessing Systems

Powershot Performance Series is designed for next-level blasting systems for postprocessing cleaning and surfacing.
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Solukon Digital Factory Tool Integrates AM Automation, Quality Assurance

System is designed to increase efficiency and ensure continuous quality control in additive manufacturing.
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Realizing Efficiency and Sustainability Through Automated Postprocessing of Resin 3D Printed Parts

Workflow efficiencies and sustainability goals can be achieved together. An automated cleaning system and longer-lasting detergent allowed one manufacturer to reduce hazards, costs and time in its resin removal process.  
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Solukon Upgrades Automated Powder Removal Units for Large Parts

Systems are now reinforced to handle larger parts and feature a joystick to improve and individualize controlling, and an optional impactor system for breaking up clogged powder bulks.  
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The Link Between 3D Printing, Surface Finish and Mold Tools

Surface finish for 3D printed mold tooling has a direct effect on the pull-out force needed to remove the final part. Why molders should consider tool roughness along with geometry and materials. 
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Xuron Hand Tools Cut Filament Flat, Remove Supports

Ergonomic hand tools for fused filament fabrication-style 3D printers include micro-shear to cut filament for feeding and pliers for removing postprinting supports.
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3D Printed Parts on the Mars Perseverance Rover: The Cool Parts Show #23

The Perseverance parts made through additive manufacturing are extreme examples of lightweighting. We have replicas of the 3D printed parts that were sent to Mars.
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Gardner Business Media Organizes Manufacturing Cleaning Association

Group to address growing industry demand for stricter parts cleaning standards.
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Mars Rover Instrument Is Manufacturing Challenge, 3D Printing Victory

A critical instrument on the Perseverance rover requires five components that could only be made via additive manufacturing. Carpenter Additive overcame obstacles to produce them.
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Future-Proof Additive Manufacturing Debinding Through Sustainable Methods

Sustainable manufacturing can increase operational efficiency while responding to environmental requirements, but must consider the entire production chain including postprocessing. For binder jetting, this means selecting a sustainable debinding method. 
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Makino, Additive Industries Partner to Develop Hybrid Process Chains

Collaboration to focus on creation of integrated, cohesive process for additive manufacturing and postprocessing of metal parts.
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26 Steps Vs. 9: The Metal AM Case for Mission Critical Parts

Knust Godwin introduced metal AM into its precision-machining environment nearly eight years ago. Now the company is using the capability to break through into new applications and give 3D printed mission-critical parts a renewed business case.
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3D Automatic Unpacking System Enables Continuous Workflow

HP and AM Solutions collaborate on the HP Jet Fusion 5200 Series 3D Automatic Unpacking Station, which offers consistent, repeatable unpacking and a high powder reclaim rate.
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With This 3D Printed Block, EBM Is an Aid to CNC Machining

Holding the part is a challenge of machining for additive manufacturing. This medical manufacturer prints fixture tooling tailored to its additive parts.
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