Additive Manufacturing

When economic or safety considerations rule out the use of powder materials in additive manufacturing, the option of wire-feed laser deposition welding resents itself. The Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT in Aachen has developed a smart laser module for wire deposition welding, which can easily be integrated within existing process chains, handling systems or Read more about Additive Manufacturing[…]

Future manufacturing now: SLM Solutions to present full product range at Aluminium 2018 in Düsseldorf

SLM Solutions Group AG will showcase its expertise in metal powder processing at Aluminium 2018 in Düsseldorf. The specialist for metal-based additive manufacturing technology will provide deep insights into its groundbreaking selective laser melting technology at the world trade fair for the aluminum industry (hall 9, stand C16). ALUMINIUM, the world trade fair and conference Read more about Future manufacturing now: SLM Solutions to present full product range at Aluminium 2018 in Düsseldorf[…]

A major step forward for the aviation industry

Achieving the highest quality standards is crucial in the aviation industry, where even the smallest of defects can have serious consequences. Besides the expansion of e-mobility, one of the most important recent developments in this field is the ability to produce components using additive manufacturing. This is particularly beneficial in the aviation sector, where every Read more about A major step forward for the aviation industry[…]

MSV 2018: SLM Solutions to showcase wide range of metal-based additive manufacturing technology in Brno

SLM Solutions Group AG will present its wide range of metal-based additive manufacturing technology at the International Engineering Fair in Brno, Czech Republic, from October 1 – 5, 2018. The leading manufacturer from northern Germany will use MSV 2018 to showcase its integrated system solutions for selective laser melting at PAV A1/003 and PAV P/115. Read more about MSV 2018: SLM Solutions to showcase wide range of metal-based additive manufacturing technology in Brno[…]

TCT Show 2018: SLM Solutions Shows Machines, Materials and Services

SLM Solutions Group AG will present the complete portfolio of metal-based additive manufacturing technology – machinery, materials and services – at the TCT Show 2018. From September 25 to 27, the experts from Northern Germany will show integrated system solutions in the field of selective laser melting at booth P36 in Hall 3 in Birmingham. Read more about TCT Show 2018: SLM Solutions Shows Machines, Materials and Services[…]

SLM Solutions at Experience Additive Manufacturing (EAM)

The trade fair Experience Additive Manufacturing (EAM), designed for beginners and users of additive manufacturing, will take place on the Augsburg trade fair grounds from September 25 to 27. SLM Solutions Group AG is going to present its complete portfolio of machines, materials and innovative technologies at booth D402 in Hall 1 as one of Read more about SLM Solutions at Experience Additive Manufacturing (EAM)[…]

SLM Solutions Presents: Additive Manufacturing Technology for the Maritime Industry at SMM 2018

SLM Solutions Group AG will present metal-based additive manufacturing technology at the world’s leading trade fair for the maritime industry in Hamburg. From September 4 to 7, 2018, SLM Solutions will be showcasing additive manufacturing in hall B6, booth 224 under the motto "Maritime 3D Printing Show Area @ SMM" together with four other exhibitors. Read more about SLM Solutions Presents: Additive Manufacturing Technology for the Maritime Industry at SMM 2018[…]

Large Crowds at the “Open House” of the SLM Solutions Group AG

"We counted approx. 2,000 visitors. The day exceeded all our expectations. We were particularly pleased about the numerous participants in the factory tours. We increased our staff several times to make sure that all visitors could participate," Daniela Wedemeyer, Commercial Director of the SLM Solutions Group AG, stated. Due to the high demand, SLM® employees Read more about Large Crowds at the “Open House” of the SLM Solutions Group AG[…]

3D Printed PEEK for High Temperature Applications

Polyetheretherketon (PEEK) is considered as one of the most powerful high-performance polymers due to its mechanical, thermal and chemical resistance. Therefore, it is used as a replacement for materials such as steel, aluminum and other polymers. One of the biggest markets for temperature resistant elements is the oil and gas industry where good sealings make Read more about 3D Printed PEEK for High Temperature Applications[…]

New Fiber Patch Placement concepts for aerospace

Fiber Patch Placement (FPP) has become the preferred technology for the automated production of complex fiber composite components. The additive manufacturing of components with suitably-sized patches is used especially in the aerospace and automotive industries, for medical devices and sports equipment. In close cooperation with leading manufacturers of components for the aerospace industry, Cevotec further Read more about New Fiber Patch Placement concepts for aerospace[…]