Ballistic Particle manufacturing also called UV lamp photopolymerization . BPM employs a technology called digital Microsynthesis.
1.) In the first step of the process, molten plastic is fed to a piezoelectric jetting mechanism, almost like those of inkjet printers.
2.) Next a multi-axis controlled NC (Numerical Control) system shoots tiny droplets of material onto the target, using the jetting mechanism.
3.)Last, small droplets freeze upon contact with the surface, forming the surface particle by particle.
BPM employs a technology called digital Microsynthesis
BPM parts are mainly used for concept visualization. Due to the weakness of the material, the parts aren’t well equipped for use as functional components. BPM parts are useful during the design process