Product Finishing & Painting


Process Description:-
The finishing process is primarily adopted in order to enhance the aesthetic appeal and functionality of a raw model. It involves many techniques, ultimately enabling our prototypes to closely emulate production finishes, colours and effects.

Process overview:-
   • Build line' removal from SLA / SLS models
   • SLA polishing to obtain transparent components
   • Product top coating (Spray Painting):-
          - Colour matching
          - Metallic, Pearl, Flip, Metal-flake
          - Clear & Tinted Lacquers
          - Gloss, Satin, Matt & range of Textures
          - Mirror Chrome Effect 
   • Metallisation of Plastic components, including SLA & Vacuum
      Castings
          - Copper
          - Silver
          - Gold
          - Nickel Plated (Can be brushed to simulate Brushed Stainless
             Steel)
          - Chrome Plated
   • Bead Blasting
   • Rubdown graphics transfers, Silk screen printing

Applications:-
   • Exhibition / presentation models
   • Colour exercises
   • Photographic models

 

LATEST NEWS

New SLA Resin.

Drumlord are delighted to announce that we are now building parts in Somos EvoLVe 128 SLA resin for our customers.

New Year New Machine

We are delighted to announce that 2018 begins with the installation of our new 3D Systems Viper Si2 high resolution SLA machine.