We receive a large number of 3D CAD models on a daily basis. They arrive in different shapes and sizes based on what parts or products the customer is looking to have made. But some of the time we’re unable to get to work straightaway for a couple of reasons.
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Anodizing is a method for changing the surface chemistry of metals and other substrates. It protects against corrosion, enhances aesthetic qualities, resists scratching and is one of the most durable surface finishes available. Let’s take aluminum as an example to see how this process cleverly exploits oxidation for a result that’s both decorative and functional.
Star Rapid’s CEO Jon Ross offers some insights on 3D printing and its ability to encourage people of all ages to get involved in the joy of making things again.
What’s the best surface finish for your part? The answer to that question depends on having a clear understanding not only of what the product is expected to do but also the environment in which it will function.