Boker’s offers additive manufacturing to provide customers with three-dimensional prototypes. Using a Stratasys 3D printer, Boker’s creates quick prototyping of custom designs for 3D washer and stamping models.
“Once a customer’s CAD file has been received, we can provide a 3D-printed prototype, to help shorten the development cycle,” said Mark Kersey, V.P., Boker’s, Inc. “By quickly moving from concept through design and into production, our customers can test parts for accurate form, fit and function prior to producing the actual stamped part.”
Boker’s provides prototypes for new custom stampings, complex stampings, or larger orders to ensure the final stamped part is exactly as expected. Customers review and test prototypes to verify parts are up to specification and make any necessary CAD file adjustments prior to production, avoiding unexpected surprises. Boker’s can produce prototype parts up to 12 x 10 x 10 inches with a minimum thickness of 0.03 inch. Prototypes are made from an ABS material and come in a variety of color options. Most 3D prototypes are shipped within 48 hours of receipt of approved CAD files.
Boker’s offers limitless custom options. More than 2,000 commonly specified and difficult-to-find material options are available, including low-carbon steel, spring steel, stainless steel, aluminum, brass, copper and nickel silver, in addition to non-metallic options such as ABS, Nylon, PTFE, Acetal, and NEMA-grade laminates. Finishing services include chrome, nickel and zinc plating, anodizing, polishing, and more.