Clearing Up the Confusion Linked with AM Surface Finish

by | June 12, 2021

The surface finish capabilities for metal 3D printers are improving drastically. However, in applications where the specification for a surface finish is lower, additional processing may be required. But how do you know which process you should use?

That’s the topic for this 3Din30, where we chat with REM CEO Justin Michaud and Augustin Diaz, Lead AM Scientist to try and clear up many of the misconceptions and downright confusing elements linked with AM surface finish.

The session will covers:

  • REM’s first experiences with metal AM
  • How heat treatment drives changes in surfaces, polishing, and finishing
  • When post processing is necessary to successfully complete a print