Serving as the North American subsidiary of SLM Solutions Group AG SLM Solutions NA, Inc. is a leading provider of 3D additive technology and machinery for metal part prototypes and manufacturing production.These powerful and innovative technologies support an optimal approach for safe, flexible and cost efficient metal part production across the aerospace, automotive, academia, energy and medical industries. SLM systems include the SLM®125HL, SLM®280HL, and SLM®500HL.Our multi-laser options, bi-directional loader movement, open software control, and closed-loop metal powder handling are defining the industry gold standard for achieving greater build speed, increased operator safety, and production part quality.
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Making the Case for Building an AM Team
There's no question that metal AM technology has arrived at the point where it's a viable production alternative for companies of all sizes, across many industries. Manufacturers just need to do the proper due diligence to ensure they choose the right metal AM technology for their application. At the same time, they also need to align with a trusted and expert partner that can help navigate the inevitable twists and turns in what’s likely to be a rewarding and transformative journey.
SLM Solutions in the News
SLM Solutions solidifies its large additive manufacturing systems roadmap, company says.
The solution will enable production of high-quality metal parts up to a size of 3.0x1.2x1.2 meter (LxWxH), SLM Solutions reports.
The software partner ecosystem is designed to complement its in-house software portfolio to deliver a comprehensive End-to-End additive manufacturing software solution set.
Relationship builds on SLM Solutions’ Open Architecture Initiative, allows Dyndrite software to directly write laser toolpath and parameters to control either single or multi-optic systems and more.
The Canada-based company selected additive manufacturing partner SLM Solutions as its vendor of choice for an additive manufacturing system.
The solution enhances the usage of parts data from the ShipParts.com cloud thanks to Viaccess-Orca's Secure Manufacturing Platform (SMP), a digital assets protection and traceability solution, to enable secure printing on SLM Solutions Selective Laser Melting machine series.
The investment will scale up additive manufacturing capabilities using MacLean’s Formetrix L-40 powder.
Burgmaier introduced case-hardening steel 16MnCr5 to AM, and developed a hybrid-AM process using the SLM 280.
The SLM 500 is a multi-laser system with up to four 700W lasers working simultaneously.
The partnership reportedly will help both companies reduce printing times and costs.
Updated suite of applications provides standardized, secure communication paths to ensure repeatability and traceability in digital manufacturing; Identify3D expands network of software and hardware partnerships.
The Orbex launcher uses 100% renewable fuel to cut carbon emissions by 90% and a zero-shock staging and payload separation resulting in zero orbital debris.
Take a holistic approach to implementing metal additive manufacturing by partnering with experts.
Sintavia is already expanding its facilities to handle the increasing customer workload, with goals of adding 35 more AM systems plus larger furnaces and HIP equipment by 2020.
California startup proposes 3D-printed chassis assembly as an environmentally friendly alternative.
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