Post Processing

Post Processing

Enabling Additive Manufacturing as an industrial process.

The right solution for the right part

Various Additive Manufacturing Technologies such as PBF and LMD are being introduced across all major industries manufacturing processes. Each part has its distinct characteristic that has to be addressed correctly in post processing. Makino offers solutions for various parts across all industries for processes such for part removal, support structure removal, clamping and finishing.

AEROSPACE 

Fuel Nozzle

 

   

       

 3D printed Fuel Nozzle for jet trust engine. Manufactured by Additive Manufacturing to achieve lower weight, reduced component count and increased durability.

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Material  Titanium
 Dimensional Accuracy  Medium tolerance
 Post Processes  Multiple holes, Face milling
 Production  Low production – High mix
 Challenges

 Vibration sensitive and hard to machine material



 

 

 








 

OIL AND GAS

Impeller

 

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 3D printed Impeller for Submersible Pumps by Laser Metal Sintering of Titanium.
 Material  Titanium
 Dimensional Accuracy  Medium tolerance
 Post Processes

 Removal from build plate, lathe, drilling  and vanes machining

 Production  Low production – High mix
 Challenges  No machining references