Case study: Advantages of long-term customer partnership

LONG TERM PARTNERSHIPS BRING CUSTOMER BENEFITS AND REAL ADDED VALUE

Vacuum casted housing for the medical industry

Sensofar, is a leading metrology and medical device company, that has been working with ARRK’s team in Barcelona for over 15 years in support of their prototype and manufacturing requirements. The two companies have built a strong understanding of each other’s needs and expectations and together they have developed a formidable working partnership. ARRK’s ethos is to foster long standing relationships with clients, to build trust and add value to the client’s project. We want to be the clients “go to support partner”!

Sensofar office
Sensofar office ©Sensofar
Low volume supply – Housing component – White front fascia
Low volume supply – Housing component – White front fascia

ARRK has assisted Sensofar’s designers and engineers with a variety of projects over the years, from individual prototype components right through to the scheduled supply of low volume production parts.

ARRK’s wealth of experience in 3D printing, prototyping and low volume production solutions has helped to ensure Sensofar’s projects run as smoothly and effectively as possible. Our project managers guide and advise clients on the range of processes and materials available that best fit their needs to deliver a winning partnership. We look forward to supporting the team at Sensofar for many more years to come!

Vacuum casted housing for the medical industry
Vacuum casted housing for the medical industry ©Sensofar

KEY SUPPLIER REQUIREMENTS

Sensofar demanded & ARRK met

Zero quality defects: this is always a requirement from suppliers like ARRK.

All parts must be delivered to Sensofar to the highest technical and aesthetic specifications.

As Sensofar products are, high added value, premium products, quality finishing is of utmost importance.

SOME OF THE TECHNOLOGIES AND PROCESSES USED OVER THE YEARS INCLUDE:

SLA (Stereolithography), SLS (Selective Laser Sintering), CNC, Vacuum Casting, Skilled Finishing, Paint, Silk Screening & Assembly.

SILICONE TOOL AND VACUUM CASTING

PU demoulding from silicone tool - White resin
PU demoulding from silicone tool – White resin
Demoulding process at vacuum casting ARRK workshop
Demoulding process at vacuum casting – ARRK workshop
PU demoulding from silicone tool - White resin
Demoulding removal from silicone tool – ARRK vacuum casting workshop

FINISHING AND PAINTING

Hand finishing of housing component at ARRK finishing workshop
Hand finishing of housing component – ARRK finishing workshop
Vacuum cast component in Black resin at ARRK finishing workshop
Vacuum cast component – Black resin – ARRK finishing workshop
Painting surface finish at ARRK worshop
Painting surface finish – ARRK workshop

FINAL PRODUCT

Medical device made in vacuum casting technology – PU material – White and black finishing
Medical device made in vacuum casting technology – PU material – White and black finishing
Microscope unit with ARRK provided vacuum casted parts
Microscope unit – ARRK provided vacuum casted parts ©Sensofar

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