The Technology HouseSea, Air and Space

SLA Finishes:
Level 1 Finish: Support removal. Build lines will still be present in the part.
Level 2 Finish (Standard Finish): Level 1 Finish plus light sanding of support area and exterior and sand blast.
Level 3 Finish: Level 2 Finish and sand smooth/remove build layer stair-stepping.
Level 4 Finish: Level 3 Finish plus sanding interior walls, filling with body filler, and primer application. Part will be delivered with a primer finish.
Level 5 Finish (Mold-Ready Finish or Paint-Ready Finish): Level 3 Finish plus sanding interior walls, filling with body filler, and primer application. Part will then be painted or used as a silicone mold master.

Clear SLA materials:
Quick Clear Finish: Support removal, light wet sand of support area and exterior and clearcoat. Parts will be clear, but some build lines will be visible.
Supreme Clear Finish: Support removal, wet sand smooth/remove build layer stair-stepping and clearcoat. Ideal when a show quality finish is needed.

FDM Finishes:
Standard Finish: Support Removal. Build lines will still be present in the part.
Level 5 Finish (Paint-Ready Finish): Sand smooth/remove build layer stair-stepping, sand interior walls and fill with body filler, and apply primer.

SLS Finishes:
Standard Finish: Remove any un-sintered powder sticking to the surface.  Due to the porosity of the material, the surface finish will be rough.
Level 5 Finish (Paint-Ready Finish): Sand smooth/remove build layer stair-stepping, sand interior walls and fill with body filler, and apply primer.

Polyjet Finish:
Standard Finish: Support removal, and exterior sanding.

DMLS Finishes:
Unfinished: Removal of support material. Parts will have a raw finish.
Shot Peen: Through the use of plasticity, it will impact a surface with sufficient force to create plastic deformation.
Abrasive Blast: Propel high-pressure stream of grit and ceramic material against the surface of the part to smooth it.

Additional DMLS Finishes:
Electrochemical Polishing, Electroplating, Electrochemical Polishing, Micro Machining Process (MMP), and CNC Machining.

Additional 3D Printing Finishes:
Plating (gold, nickel, and chrome), soft-touch (grips), dye, frost, custom paint, and texture.

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