Removal of powder at the end of the 3D-printing process is vital when it comes to saving money. That’s not the only reason depowdering operations are important.

According to Ane Miren Mancisidor, a researcher for Spain’s Lortek, “After the 3D printing of the parts, the remaining powder should be removed completely to prevent the blocking of the channels by the sintered powder during the heat treatment.”

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