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Metal 3D Printing

Our basic guidelines of important design considerations for metal 3D printing to help improve part manufacturability, enhance the cosmetic appearance and reduce production problems.

Design Guide For 3D Printing

Our basic guidelines of important design considerations for metal 3D printing to help improve part manufacturability, enhance the cosmetic appearance and reduce production problems.

Min. wall thickness 0.4mm
Min. pin diameter 1mm
Min. hole diameter 0.5mm
Max. aspect ratio for support-free design 6:1
Max. overhanging angle for support-free design 45º
Overhanging surface for support-free design < 0.5mm
Recommended escape holes 2-5mm
Tolerances Height +/-0.1mm;
Depth & width +/- 0.13mm

*Depend on the size, configuration, and alloy used in the design.

Design Guide for Metal 3D Printing

 

Min. wall thickness should be 0.4mm

 

 

Min. pin diameter should be 1mm

 

 

Min. hole diameter should be 0.5mm

 

 

Max. aspect ratio for support-free design should be 6:1

 

 

Max. overhanging angle for support-free design should be 45º

 

 

Overhanging surface for support-free design should be < 0.5mm

 

 

Recommended escape holes around 2 to 5mm

 

Tolerances inheight +/-0.1mm; Depth & width +/- 0.13mm

*Depend on the size, configuration, and alloy used in the design.

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