3d prototyping technology is widely used in various industries. In the past, when it comes to complex designs, it took a long time to make the model parts, and if mass production could not be realized, it would even lead to high cost, which affects the product development and production. But now with 3D prototyping technology, we can quickly print out models based on customer's ideas, which can be used not only for prototyping parts, but also for end-use applications. What is the process of using this technology? How do you ensure greater accuracy?
Programming is the basis of 3d prototyping
Both CNC machining and 3d prototyping technologies allow for rapid prototyping. To ensure accuracy, the programmer needs to edit the code based on the 3d file provided by the customer and, after repeated debugging and confirmation, input the code into the printing machine, where the technician takes over the operation of the machine. Of course, an experienced technician will be able to ensure the printing results to a certain extent.
3d prototyping requires manual adjustments
The parts printed by 3d prototyping also require manual adjustment, where the technician needs to check carefully against the 3D drawing to ensure that no errors have occurred. When discrepancies are found between the 3d prototyping component and the file, adjustments can be made, usually by deburring, gluing, polishing, etc. In short, the surface of the part needs to be treated to ensure a perfect fit before test assembly. The surface treatment also includes various processes, and the specific process to be used is determined by the drawing and customer requirements.
3d prototyping is also subject to quality control
Once the 3D prototyping is completed, it does not mean that the process is over, because there may be dimensional differences in the part prototypes, and the quality control personnel need to check the dimensions to ensure that they are in compliance with the standards. After confirmation, the 3d prototyping components are assembled or left unassembled according to the customer's requirements. All qualified parts need to be properly packaged before shipment to ensure that there are no problems during transportation.