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Exploring metal finishing methods for 3D-printed parts

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Almost all metal parts—whether forged, stamped, cast, machined or 3D-printed—require some secondary finishing or post-processing. Desktop Metal partnered with Fortune Metal Finishing (FMF) to test several finishing methods on metal parts printed with the Studio System. This study focuses on three finishing technologies: centrifugal disc, centrifugal barrel, and media blasting.

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