3D Printing/RP

Computer Aided Design (CAD) has revolutionised jewellery design and manufacture. 3D Printing/Rapid Prototyping is the process that brings your CAD models into physical reality, and Weston Beamor has been at the forefront of this technology in the Jewellery Industry since 2001.

Weston Beamor provide a 3D Printing service which allows customers to email their own CAD files for print, casting and hallmarking (if required), all under one roof - simplifying and speeding up the process.

For technical advice or an estimate, email the expert CAD/RP Team at cad@westonbeamor.co.uk with your CAD file.

To see 3D Printing in action check out the video in the About Us section.

3D Printing/RP

Viper RP

Weston Beamor is the only jewellery company in the UK to own a 3D Systems Viper Stereolithography (SLA) Rapid Prototyping machine.

The system works by exposing a UV-light sensitive resin to an accurately positioned solid-state UV laser beam. Wherever the laser beam touches the resin, the material is instantly changed from a liquid into a solid. By solidifying successive layers of material, parts are manufactured. The system uses a layer thickness of 25 microns (0.025mm).

The Viper models can then be moulded in silicone allowing multiple casts from a single RP build. Once a mould is produced you can reorder from the pattern any time in the future, considerably reducing multiple RP costs.

3D Printing/RP

Solidscape RP

The Solidscape Rapid Prototyping 3D Printing system creates solid parts through an additive, layer-by-layer process with a layer thickness of up to 12 microns (0.012mm).

The high resolution system uses ink-jetting technology, similar to desktop printers, to accurately project a molten wax material. The wax models can then be directly cast in your chosen alloy.

3D Printing/RP

3D Printing/RP