The use of Additive Manufacturing of PEEK in Osteosynthesis

The high-performance polymer PEEK (Polyetheretherketon) is a popular material with versatile properties and applications. Often, injuries or serious illnesses make it necessary to use implants to recover from traumas or malformations. In the following we consider materials for in vivo implants, their properties and their scopes. In addition to PEEK, titanium and stainless steel are Read more about The use of Additive Manufacturing of PEEK in Osteosynthesis[…]

“Open House” at SLM Solutions on August 25, 2018

SLM Solutions Group AG is holding an "Open House” in Estlandring 4, Lübeck-Genin, from 12 noon to 4 p.m. on August 25, 2018. Visitors will get interesting insights behind the scenes of one of the leading manufacturers of metal-based 3D printing. In addition, guests can expect a varied program for the whole family. The approximately Read more about “Open House” at SLM Solutions on August 25, 2018[…]

Big Summer Sale 2018: 50% off ALL* CUR3D licenses

…until 2018-08-31 you can get with us EVERY* CUR3D license for half the price. In addition, we are giving away a CraftUnique CraftBot Plus among the first 10 buyers. Also for our existing customers this offer applies: Extend your CUR3D license to the Summer Sale price and receive the selected license automatically at the end of Read more about Big Summer Sale 2018: 50% off ALL* CUR3D licenses[…]

Aero’Nov Connection 2018: SLM Solutions Is Presenting SLM® Additive Manufacturing Technology at the International Aerospace Exhibition and Conferences

SLM Solutions Group AG, a leading provider of metal-based additive manufacturing technology, is participating in the two-day Aero’Nov 2018 Connection in Marseille on June 27 and 28. At the trade fair for the aerospace industry, SLM Solutions will exhibit machines, processes, materials, and services of metal-based additive manufacturing. Aero’Nov Connection is the most important aerospace Read more about Aero’Nov Connection 2018: SLM Solutions Is Presenting SLM® Additive Manufacturing Technology at the International Aerospace Exhibition and Conferences[…]

Weight and cost reductions during 3D metal printing

Metal laser melting can be used to manufacture complex and efficient lightweight structures. This is particularly beneficial in sectors such as the aerospace and motorsport industries, where every gram counts. Last year, toolcraft decided to start using the Siemens NX software package, in order to improve its process chain, from design and construction to modifications Read more about Weight and cost reductions during 3D metal printing[…]

Scan System Intelligence for Mass Production

Well-timed for LASYS in Stuttgart, laser deflection and positioning technology leader SCANLAB GmbH announces series production of its high-end excelliSCAN scan system. This premium scan head proved its suitability for reliable industrial deployment in series micro-machining, and has now itself gone into series production. Last but not least, the scan head’s built-in intelligence predestines it Read more about Scan System Intelligence for Mass Production[…]

SLM Solutions at Rapid.Tech 2018: Rapid Prototyping in Series Production

SLM Solutions Group AG will exhibit and give a presentation at Rapid.Tech 2018. The leading producer of metal-based additive manufacturing technology is due to showcase its latest developments from June 5 – 7, 2018 in Erfurt at stand 2-313. Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D is the international trade fair where additive manufacturing specialists gather to showcase Read more about SLM Solutions at Rapid.Tech 2018: Rapid Prototyping in Series Production[…]

Chemical Resistance of FFF 3D Printed PEEK Parts

A wide variety of engineering fields use PEEK due to its excellent thermal, mechanical and chemical properties. The different grades of PEEK exhibit non-identical properties. Additionally, actual part properties may change due to processing method. Therefore, achieving successful results with 3D printing highly depends on three factors: 1. Temperature management system of the 3D printer 2. The filament Read more about Chemical Resistance of FFF 3D Printed PEEK Parts[…]

SLM Solutions Is Presenting Metal-Based Additive SLM® Manufacturing Technology at ELMIA 3D

The SLM Solutions Group AG is presenting its metal-based additive SLM® manufacturing technology at ELMIA 3D during the Elmia Production Fairs 2018. Current developments, practical examples and business potential will be presented in Swedish Jönköping at trade fair booth 01:12 in Hall MG on May 15–18. The Elmia Production Fairs combine five trade fairs for Read more about SLM Solutions Is Presenting Metal-Based Additive SLM® Manufacturing Technology at ELMIA 3D[…]

SLM Solutions and Identify3D Collaborate to Deliver End to End Secure Digital Manufacturing

SLM Solutions Group AG, a leading supplier of metal-based additive manufacturing technology announced its collaboration with Identify3D, a software provider for digital manufacturing security, quality and traceability. Identify3D will provide a solution for data protection coupled with contractual and manufacturing licensing from design to production on SLM® laser melting machines. By securing all digital data Read more about SLM Solutions and Identify3D Collaborate to Deliver End to End Secure Digital Manufacturing[…]