SLS 3D Printed White Nylon Ground-Mounted Cage Prototype

SLS 3D Printed White Nylon Ground-Mounted Cage Prototype

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Process 3D Print
Material Plastic
Quantity 1 pcs
Price Range $1-100
Lead Time 2 workdays

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About Project

This blog post showcases a ground-mounted cage prototype created using Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) in white nylon. The model is a rectangular, open-framed plastic structure designed for stability and functionality.

The base of the cage features a sleek look with rounded corners. Several vertical bars rise uniformly from the base, forming a cage-like enclosure. Circular holes strategically placed within the base allow for easy ground mounting. The top of the frame remains open for accessibility, while the interconnected corners of the vertical bars ensure the structure's rigidity.

Standing at roughly 10cm tall, this prototype's design hints towards its potential as a protective casing or a supportive frame for a particular device or component. The clean, white nylon material, achieved through SLS 3D printing, brings a touch of sophistication to its functionality.

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Solution

  • Step 1: Digital Model Creation. A digital 3D model of the cage, including its rectangular base with rounded corners, vertical bars, and circular mounting holes, was first created.
  • Step 2: Material Selection. White nylon powder, chosen for its strength and aesthetic qualities, was then loaded into the SLS machine.
  • Step 3: Layer-by-Layer Sintering. The digital model was sliced into thin cross-sections. A high-powered laser beam selectively sintered, or melted together, the nylon powder layer by layer, following the sliced model data.
  • Step 4: Building Platform Lowering. After each layer was sintered, the building platform automatically lowered, allowing a fresh layer of nylon powder to be deposited on top. This process repeated itself until the entire cage structure was complete.
  • Step 5: Cooling and Removal. Once the building process finished, the chamber cooled down, solidifying the sintered nylon particles. The completed cage was then carefully removed from the build platform.
  • Step 6: Post-Processing. Any excess powder remaining on the cage might have been removed through a light cleaning process. Finally, the prototype underwent quality control checks to ensure it met the desired specifications.