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Luis Folgar (Executive Vice President, Americas, Additive Manufacturing Technologies (AMT) Limited)
Date: Thursday, February 7
Time: 11:00am - 11:45am
Track: 3D Printing Innovation Summit
Vault Recording: TBD
During the last decade, there has been a considerable growth in the production of end use polymer components via powder and extrusion based Additive Manufacturing methods. However, due to the nature of the layer by layer process used in additive manufacturing, quality, aesthetic and application issues remain, especially when compared to traditional manufacturing methods like injection molding. Current solutions to these issues mostly include labor-intensive post-processing that erodes many of the benefits of the digital additive manufacturing process thread.
This talk will focus on an automated process and hardware called PostPro3D that smooths all surfaces of polymer components, closing the pores in a reproducible way and returning parts with smooth, watertight, cleanable surfaces. Learn how the application of this technology will enable you to produce parts with injection molded quality finishes and enhanced properties, greatly broadening your range of applications for additive manufacturing.