Featured Option

Vapour Smoothing

  • 100% sealed
  • injection moulded surface quality
  • improved colour

The BLASTTM process (Boundary Layer Automated Smoothing Technology) reduces lead times, the cost of manufacture, as well as operational and maintenance costs – providing the ‘missing piece’ in the digital manufacturing chain.

Our 3D printing finishes range from a basic finish all the way through to specialist hand-finishing or plating parts with gold.

– Basic
Parts are cleaned and any support material is removed. Build layer lines will still be visible.

– Cosmetic
Parts are cleaned then bead-blasted to give a more uniform surface appearance and mask build layer lines.

– Deluxe
For clients demanding the very highest level of surface finish and appearance of SLS parts, we have developed this unique finish option for a smooth and uniform appearance.

– Sanded
Parts are cleaned and sanded smooth by hand to remove build layer lines where required.

– Painted
Parts are given a Sanded Finish then primed or painted to your specifications.

– Clear – Lacquered
Parts made of Clear ABS-like SLA are sanded and then lacquered to give a clearer transparent appearance.

– Clear – Polished
Parts made of Clear ABS-like SLA can be further sanded and then polished to a glass-like finish and provide higher optical clarity.

– Sealed
Parts made of certain materials can be sealed to make them water or solvent resistant and improve the surface finish.

– Metal Plated
To add significant surface hardness and stiffness, and give the appearance of a solid metal part, components made using Ceramic SLA can be thinly coated in gold, silver or nickel.

Our 3D printing finishes range from a basic finish all the way through to specialist hand-finishing or plating parts with gold.

– Basic
Parts are cleaned and any support material is removed. Build layer lines will still be visible.

– Cosmetic
Parts are cleaned then bead-blasted to give a more uniform surface appearance and mask build layer lines.

– Deluxe
For clients demanding the very highest level of surface finish and appearance of SLS parts, we have developed this unique finish option for a smooth and uniform appearance.

– Sanded
Parts are cleaned and sanded smooth by hand to remove build layer lines where required.

– Painted
Parts are given a Sanded Finish then primed or painted to your specifications.

– Clear – Lacquered
Parts made of Clear ABS-like SLA are sanded and then lacquered to give a clearer transparent appearance.

– Clear – Polished
Parts made of Clear ABS-like SLA can be further sanded and then polished to a glass-like finish and provide higher optical clarity.

– Sealed
Parts made of certain materials can be sealed to make them water or solvent resistant and improve the surface finish.

– Metal Plated
To add significant surface hardness and stiffness, and give the appearance of a solid metal part, components made using Ceramic SLA can be thinly coated in gold, silver or nickel.