The following 3D printing and additive manufacturing technologies referenced in this guideline include Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM), Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), Multi Jet Fusion (MJF), Stereolithography (SLA), and PolyJet (PJ). For more information about FATHOM’s services, check out all of our prototyping and production part services.
DESIGN GUIDELINES // 3D PRINTING & ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
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FOR 3D PRINTED
|FDM||1 mm||1.6 mm||0.5 mm||-||0.5 mm for
0.127 mm Slices
|2 mm||+/-0.2 mm
|SLS||0.7 mm||1 mm||0.5 mm||5 mm||0.7 mm||1 mm||+/-0.3 mm
|MJF||0.7 mm||1 mm||0.5 mm||5 mm||0.4 mm||1 mm||+/-0.3 mm
|SLA||1 mm||0.5 mm||0.5 mm||5 mm||0.5 mm||1 mm||+/-0.2 mm
|PJ||1 mm||0.5 mm||0.4 mm||-||0.4 mm||1 mm||+/-0.2 mm
*All values are dependent on overall geometry, part function, and build orientation.
**FATHOM's standard layer thickness per technology.
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