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CNC machining: Getting the most out of 3D-printed parts

With Haas CNC machines, we offer a wide range of finishing options that bridge the gap between generative technologies and conventional processes. This combines the best of both worlds!

The requirements for 3D-printed components vary depending on the area of application and specific task. Particularly in technical applications, high tolerance accuracy, attention to detail and surface quality are required. While additively manufactured components can be used for the most part without further processing, some must be optimized for specific use cases.

Various post-processing methods such as milling and turning can be used to smooth surfaces, deburr components, and minimize process-related defects.

Combination of additive manufacturing and CNC processes

The benefits of additive manufacturing are thus increased by combining different manufacturing processes such as machining: mechanical CNC post-processing can be used to maintain critical tolerances as well as surface qualities and to incorporate threads. In addition, 3D-printed fixtures, clamping devices, and positioning templates facilitate work on CNC machines. This smart combination of 3D printing and CNC machining offers the advantages of both technologies in one.

Haas CNC: Combine 3D printing with CNC post-processing