Fabrisonic-Patented Solid-State Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing Welding Technology Bonds Layers

Additive Manufacturing

Dr. White patented the technology as “Ultrasonic Consolidation” and formed a Michigan-based company named Solidica (2002) to commercialize the new process. The Formation systems were based off of a 1kW welding module which limited the materials that could be welded.

EnvisionTEC reveals SLCOM 1 for 3D printing woven fiber composite parts

3ders

Back in 2002, the company developed and commercialized the first DLP 3D printer to market. Porfessional 3D printer manufacturer EnvisionTEC announced the launch of the SLCOM 1 industrial composite 3D printer on Tuesday.