18/04/2024 1:43 PM

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European automotive manufacturer installs two more metal 3D printers from SLM Solutions

Two extra metal additive production techniques from SLM Methods are headed to a major automotive company in Europe.

The unnamed customer, which now counts additional than 10 devices which include several SLM 500 and SLM 250 programs as component of its 3D printing fleet, is said to be utilizing metal AM to manufacture motor vehicle parts with a concentrate on serial creation.

“This most recent sale is a testament to the excellent of our systems and our determination to producing our companions realise their visions,” opinions SLM Remedies CEO, Sam O’Leary. “The productiveness and trustworthiness of our devices and the innovation and assist of our group make us the go-to with the world’s top automotive OEMs. These are very long-lasting relationships forged from trust and near collaboration as much as they are from steel and lasers.”

Other higher-end automotive companies this sort of as Bugatti, Porsche, and Divergent Technologies are applying SLM Solutions’ powder bed engineering to generate optimised, lightweight steel parts. 

Next strong product sales of its quad-laser SLM 500 program in 2020 and 2021, the German metal AM business reportedly attained a milestone set up foundation of 150 devices globally. The business has also viewed powerful uptake in its big 12-laser NXG XII 600 equipment with companies such as Sintavia, Guy Energy Solutions, Collins Aerospace, Morf3D and far more installing the method, in some cases various, for use in industries like aerospace and electricity. 


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