Omegasonics launches upgraded Ultrasonic 3D Printed Part Cleaning Technology

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Ultrasonic 3D Printed Part Cleaning

Above: Ultrasonic 3D Printed Part Cleaning Technology/Image Source: Omegasonics

Omegasonics, a California-based manufacturer of industrial and commercial ultrasonic washers & cleaners, announced the release of their updated ultrasonic 3D printed part cleaning technology. The company believes that its cleaning equipment will allow for faster, more precise 3D printing and additive manufacturing prototypes.

Almost every 3D printed part compulsorily requires part cleaning. This cleaning stage, also broadly called as post-processing, is highly technical and requires supervision. This process, formally manual, could be labour-intensive and require heated circulation washers to clean the parts, adding up to 24 hours for larger parts.

Ultrasonic 3D Printed Part Cleaning Technology

Ultrasonic 3D Printed Part Cleaning

Above: Omegasonics SST4030 Ultrasonic Parts Cleaner/Image Source: Omegasonics

The newly updated ultrasonic 3D printed part cleaning technology by Omegasonics reduces that time by up to 24 hours to get clients their printed parts faster without sacrificing quality. This is done through a cleaning process that removes support structure materials from ABS, Polycarbonate, Nylon 12, and PCABS, among others.

In addition to returning products faster, the Omegasonics ultrasonic 3D printed part cleaning technology also intends to allow clients the freedom to focus on the next step of their manufacturing process. This is possible because the ultrasonic technology requires a fraction of the former labour costs, allowing those resources to be allocated elsewhere.

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Sharing their experience with Omegasonics, Armen Boyajyan, Product Finishing Manager, of Stratasys Direct Manufacturing, said, “It used to take a full day to manually remove support material from some 3D parts. Now we just put the parts into the ultrasonic cleaner and do something else while they’re being cleaned. After three hours, we have nice, clean parts.”

This updated ultrasonic technology is part of a broader plan aimed at supporting its clients in 2021. The firm will also be launching several new product offerings to remove soluble support materials from FDM manufactured parts that will speed cleaning times and reduce warpage, as well as a thermal dyeing station for 3D thermoplastic products that reduces dyeing times.

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