Your process options for prototype and production parts

Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS)

Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS)

DMLS (or Laser Cusing) is an additive process, suitable for prototyping/manufacturing of metal parts wi...

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Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)

Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)

Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) is the second most commonly used process after Stereolithography (SLA)....

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3D Printing

3D Printing

Offering one of the largest ranges of materials, Polyjet can produce hard, flexible and multi material ...

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CNC Machining

CNC Machining

The benefits of CNC parts include substantial flexibility in material choice, high accuracy and repeata...

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Stereolithography (SLA)

Stereolithography (SLA)

A tried and tested method to produce accurate 3D models with a range of material choices.

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Stereolithography (Hi-Res)

Stereolithography (Hi-Res)

Usually smaller parts that are feature rich or where ultimate accuracy is required.

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Stereolithography (Micro)

Stereolithography (Micro)

Operates at 25 micron layers, allowing detail you need a magnifying glass to see.

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Vacuum Casting

Vacuum Casting

Ideal for producing small quantities of plastic and flexible rubber parts, especially if aesthetics are...

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Injection Moulding

Injection Moulding

Produces production intent material properties. Injection Moulding is used for development as well as p...

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Compression Moulding

Compression Moulding

Compression Moulding produces rubber components in a tool through heat and pressure.

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Die Casting

Die Casting

Usually only associated with high volumes, Plunkett Associates can offer die casting as a low volume te...

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Extrusion

Extrusion

Plunkett Associates can produce low volume quantities of plastic and metal parts in short lead times an...

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Metal Plating

Metal Plating

Metal Plating offers some exciting possibilities both in Rapid Prototyping and Rapid Manufacturing aren...

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Sheet Metal

Sheet Metal

Sheet metal is suitable for both low and high volume applications. The higher the volume the higher the...

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Investment Casting

Investment Casting

Investment Casting produces good surface finish and accuracy for metal parts although some machining ma...

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Sand Casting

Sand Casting

Sand Casting can create simple metal parts in 7-10 days, although post machining may be required.

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