Their role is often underestimated.
Their most obvious function is to eg degrease surfaces or protect them from corrosion; but the additives may make the shiny or matt parts.
The least visible function is to ensure a permanent surface both parts and the cleanest possible media.
They are chosen according to :
– l’application (deburring,fr, polishing , brightening, sand-blasted effect, degreasing, passivation…)
– the material of the workpieces
– the type of equipment used
– effluent treatment type
They are most often in liquid form, but sometimes in the form of pastes or powders.
The page linked to additives will guide you in choosing the right product, but n & rsquo; feel free to ask us to give you a more personalized help ; Indeed, parameters such as the pH of the additives, the ability of your vibrator or the speeds of your equipment are crucial…
Finally, some special additives can be considered as doping process ; thus, they can accelerate significantly removing material, This can be of particular interest to print parts from 3D.