3D printed consumer item before
Metrology before the Centrifugal Disc finishing and high energy process


Polish nylon 3d printed chess piece, after
Metrology of Centrifugal Disc finishing and high energy processing.


Produce a  Polished Surface Finish to the feel of molded plastic.

Industry3D Post Process Technology – Plastics – Consumer
Part Description3D Printed Chess Piece
3D Printing TechnologySLS
MaterialPA 1100 Nylon
Process TechnologyEvaluation of Different Process Methods, Smooth & Polish Serface
Equipment TypeCentrifugal Disc Finisher

In the early stages of developing production 3D, AM. printed equipment and materials, Bel Air was engaged by EOS to develop post processing techniques in order to feedback to the printing process for improvements to help post processing achieve traditional finishes.

If you are unsure what equipment and media you require to achieve your desired surface finish, then send us your part, and we will evaluate it and provide you with a metrology report.