EnvisionTEC Releases New Machine

3D Printing Industry

At the RAPID 2016 show in Orlando, EnvisionTEC unveiled its Selective Lamination Composites Object Manufacturing (SLCOM 1) machine. Explain to us, so this does selective lamination, to build composites, how does this work, and why is this such a breakthrough?

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


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.