Post Processing

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PostProcess Annual Survey

PostProcess is the only data-driven solution for 3D post-printing. In 2019, PostProcess Technologies conducted the first-ever Additive Manufacturing Post-Printing survey. It’s time for the annual additive post-printing trends survey Join the only 3D printing industry survey addressing trends and insights for the third step of…

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Mitigating Supply Chain Risk with End-to-End Automated Additive Manufacturing

in-house additive production

When considering Additive for its speed, flexibility, and efficiency, examine how to extend these benefits through the final step of the process. Mitigating risk within supply chains is a goal that most manufacturers work toward improving incrementally. For this issue to be brought to the…

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FDM 3D Printing for Automotive Applications: Are you losing the race with archaic support removal?

Post Processing Machine

As Automotive continues to be one of Additive Manufacturing’s top growth markets in both the number of applications and volume of printed parts, the importance of increased productivity, consistency, and quality through post processing solutions is also ramping. Automotive applications are heavily weighted towards the…

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How to improve Aesthetic and Mechanical Properties of FDM 3D Printed Parts

Vapour smoothing FDM 3D printed parts

Finishing adds Value to your FDM 3D printed parts 3D printing technology breaks the rules of conventional manufacturing. It allows engineers to build complex geometries, create massive parts, consolidate multiple part components and design solely for form, fit and function rather than for the manufacturing…

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2016 Mesh Sectioning [VIDEO]

One of the powerful tools required in both pre- and post-processing FEA simulations is the ability to have an insight into the internal mesh elements of a body. This is now available in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2016 Mesh Sectioning. Pre-Processing Mesh Sectioning The quality of the…

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2016 Controlling Contour Plots

One of the other post-processing enhancements in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2016 is the ability to control values and display of maxima and minima on contour plots. Undoubtedly, control options for contour plots are useful tools for the post-processing of simulation results. However, there has been always a…

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3D Printed Architectural Model Part 2: 3D Printing and Post Processing

In part 2 of our 3D Printed Architectural Model series we look at 3D Printing and Post Processing techniques to create a physical model from our CAD file.

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation Contact Pressure Plots in 2D Simplification

For the first time, in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2014, you can view the contact pressure plots in linear and nonlinear 2D Simplification studies. Contact pressure is developed in areas where two bodies come into contact during the analysis and no penetration contact is defined. To enhance the…

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