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.
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.
When you supply your 2D and 3D drawings for a quotation on a new project, you must specify the dimensions for critical areas on your parts, as well as the tolerance that you require. Very tight tolerances are neither practical nor desirable in most instances, so let’s look at the tolerances that we specify at Star Rapid for most projects, why we do that and what it means for your parts.