Loctite Materials Provide 3D Printing Solutions for Sisma
Sisma laser machines are equipped with a co-axial vision system to enable automatic matching and alignment of the marking, engraving or remote welding. While typical led ring illuminators are easily available on the market and have been successfully used in the past, to further improve the visual inspection and pattern recognition Sisma set out to develop a custom lighting frame.
Sisma turned to 3D Printing and determined that Loctite 3D 3843 HDT60 High Toughness Matte Black was the best solution to meet part requirements. This material offers the characteristic of a high strength engineering plastic, similar to ABS, with good impact resistance and excellent surface finish.
By leveraging 3D Printing and the additive process, Sisma were able to create a cost effective solution using LOCTITE 3D 3843 HDT60 High Toughness. Printing with Loctite 3D 3843 High Toughness ensures that outstanding mechanical properties are delivered, high durability and excellent surface finish meeting all the requirements of the traditional production parts. DLP technology allowed fast iterations of the design and in the end, considering tooling savings, was validated and adopted as manufacturing solution.