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To take your parts to the next level a secondary post processing operation can be the answer.

Thanks to our 3D Post Processing Solutions we’re able to offer a wide variety of finishing options that both enhance aesthetics and advance performance. Our engineers can also suggest a finishing service according to the part’s purpose and use.

Adhesion | By dividing a model, fabricating and then bonding it together, larger products can be produced.

Smoothing | Using an automated process we are able to smooth parts to improve the surface finish.

Dyeing | Using an automated process we are able to colour dye our SLS and MJF parts including polypropylene.

Threaded Inserts | We are able to add threaded inserts into 3D printed parts where the application requires a higher thread strength than can be achieved through conventional drilling and tapping. We offer a range of threaded inserts from M3 up to M6. There are some geometry requirements that need to be adhered to for us to successful add threaded inserts. We have created a comprehensive guide to assist with this, which you can view and download below:

Want to find out more about our post processing solutions? Talk to one of our 3D printing experts by contacting us here.

Our 3D print services

  • 3D Scanning

    Metrology Services

    Ricoh offer a range of contact and non-contact metrology services upon request
  • Material Testing Services

    At our state-of-the-art facility we have the latest in testing technology
  • Ricoh Quality Assurance

    Quality Assurance

    Ricoh have invested in state-of-the-art production and quality control software

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