Rolls Royce Chooses SLM Solutions’ SLM 500 Quad-Laser for Aerospace Additive Manufacturing Processes

Rolls Royce continues their foray into additive manufacturing on an even larger scale, selecting the SLM Solutions’ SLM®500 quad-laser machine, furthering progressive production; however, these parts. 3D Printers 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing aerospace additive manufacturing industrial 3d printing Rolls Royce 3D printing rolls-royce SLM 500 SLM Solutions Group AG

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Comparing Surface Finish and Post-Processing Methods for SLM 3D Printed Parts

It’s not easy to produce parts that contain internal cooling channels using traditional manufacturing methods, which makes 3D printing an attractive option for easy, precise integration of. View the entire article via our website.

SLM Solutions Webinar: “We Want to Give our Customers the Freedom to Innovate”

A new webinar series by 3D metal printer manufacturer SLM Solutions showcases its system’s ability to empower customers to grow in the ever-evolving additive manufacturing (AM) marketplace.

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Processing Parameters in SLM 3D Printing: UK Researchers Test Ti6Al4V Cellular Structures

In ‘The influence of processing parameters on strut diameter and internal porosity in Ti6Al4V cellular structure,’ UK researchers from the University of Birmingham look further into strut size and. 3D Printing Bioprinting 3D printing cellular structures 3D printing lattices SLM 3D printing Ti6Al4V cellular structure titanium alloys university of birmingham

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SLM Solutions and Honeywell to qualify 3D printing parameters for thicker layers

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German metal 3D printer manufacturer SLM Solutions and multinational manufacturing conglomerate Honeywell are collaborating to qualify new additive manufacturing parameters that enable printing at increased thicknesses. Materials Dr. Sören Wiener honeywell slm 500 SLM Solutions

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SLM Solutions scoops prestigious award

3D Printing Industry

SLM Solutions has scooped an award for outstanding innovation from the German trade journal MM Maschinenemarkt. It meant a lot to Hans Joachim Ihde, chairman of the Board of the SLM Solutions Group AG. He said: “The entire SLM Solutions team is very happy.

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Rosswag Engineering Adds Third SLM®280 to Expand Production and Aid Material Qualification Process

Additive Manufacturing

Rosswag Engineering has announced the acquisition of its third selective laser melting system from SLM Solutions. Selective Laser Melting Machine SLM®280 of Rosswag (Photo courtesy of SLM Solutions). Source: SLM Solutions.

SLM Solutions and XYZPrinting Showcase Latest 3D Printers at TCT Show

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TU Delft Researchers Develop Heat Accumulation Detection Procedure for SLM 3D Printing

Selective Laser Melting (SLM), a powder-based 3D printing technique also known as Laser Beam Melting or Laser Powder Bed Fusion, has been used to process metal in a variety of sectors, such as. 3D Printing Science & Technology Delft University of Technology precision process models research paper Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLM SLM 3D printing topology optimization

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Beam-IT and SLM Solutions Expand Their Cooperation

Additive Manufacturing

Beam-IT , Italy’s largest additive manufacturing service bureau, and SLM Solutions have signed an agreement to deepen their long term cooperation. Beam-IT expands its product portfolio with two new SLM® machines for their production and to work on the development of new parameters.

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Zurich researchers simulate residual deformations in SLM 3D printed parts

3D Printing Industry

New research from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences focuses on evaluating two high-end CAE software packages for the SLM (selective laser melting) process – ANSYS Additive Print and ANSYS Additive Suite. The programs are designed to simulate the metal 3D printing process in the hopes of catching residual defects before any parts are made, […].

EOS releases four new materials for SLM 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

German OEM EOS has released four new metal powder for use in SLM 3D printing. Hannes Gostner, EOS’ Director Research and Development said, “At EOS, the development of systems, materials, process parameters, […].

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SLM Solutions and Canwell Medical Partner to Accelerate Certification and Serial Production

Additive Manufacturing

SLM Solutions has formally entered into a strategic partnership with Canwell Medical , a leading medical device manufacturer in China. Canwell Medical has chosen to use SLM ® machines for product development of 3D printed surgical implants. Shanghai, April 8, 2020.

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Bugatti Develops and Builds Functional Components for High-Performance Vehicles with the SLM® Additive Manufacturing Technology from SLM Solutions

Additive Manufacturing

Multiple metal 3D printed functional components from Bugatti have been previously featured in the press, and all were produced on machines developed and manufactured by SLM Solutions. The video is available here: [link] (Photo and video courtesy of SLM Solutions). About SLM Solutions.

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SLM Solutions Positions for Fresh Growth

Additive Manufacturing

The Supervisory Board of SLM Solutions Group AG has announced new appointments and nominations to its leadership ranks, while a capital injection of €13 million will continue to fund growth and development projects. About SLM Solutions. Source: SLM Solutions.

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Rolls-Royce Selects SLM Solutions’ SLM®500 Quad-Laser Machine for Next Stage Additive Manufacturing Industrialization

Additive Manufacturing

SLM®500 quad-laser machines have been selected by Rolls-Royce to help develop its Additive Layer Manufacturing capability. SLM Solutions focuses solely on metal additive manufacturing technology and pioneered multi-laser machines. Source: SLM Solutions. Lübeck, June 14, 2019.

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How EOS, Concept Laser and SLM Solutions are transforming additive automation

3D Printing Industry

For additive to truly become accepted as an integral part of the manufacturing supply chain, processes need to be streamlined and controlled with minimal manual input. EOS, Concept Laser and SLM Solutions each have leading hardware initiatives in place to help expedite post processing […]. This year, automation is one the biggest trends in 3D printing.

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SLM Solutions Partners with MAGNET to Additively Manufacture Plastic Injection Molds for Frontline Healthcare Worker Face Shield Production

Additive Manufacturing

SLM Solutions 3D printed the molds in its Wixom, Michigan facility enabling MAGNET to save time and money in additively manufacturing the tooling needed to produce the face shields quickly. Fig 1 (left): Build chamber for mold, Fig 2: Half of mold (Photos courtesy of SLM Solutions).

Portugal: Consortium Led By Adira Aims to do SLM 3D Printing With One Cubic Meter Build Volumes

Industrial manufacturers continue the push to integrate SLM processes into large scale projects, especially in 3D printing and additive manufacturing with metal; in fact, they are so serious about. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3d printing consortium 3d printing research adira Instituto Superior Tecnico SLM 3D printing

SLM Solutions and Honeywell Partner to Qualify New Additive Manufacturing Technology to Reduce Printing Times

Additive Manufacturing

As part of the partnership, Honeywell’s Aerospace business will begin qualification efforts for aluminum builds using increased layer thicknesses of 60 and 90 micron on the SLM®500. Selective Laser Melting Machine SLM®500 (Photo courtesy of SLM Solutions). Source: SLM Solutions.

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3D Printing News Briefs: July 11, 2019

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Indian Service Provider 3D Product Development Orders SLM® Machine

Additive Manufacturing

India’s leading 3D Printing Services Company, 3D Product Development ( 3DPD ) has entered into an agreement with leading Additive Manufacturing Systems manufacturer, SLM Solutions of Germany, to purchase two of its state-of-the-art SLM 280 systems. SLM Solutions of Germany is a leading Metal AM System manufacturer in the world. With this partnership, 3DPD and SLM Solutions look to offer the best-in-class Metal AM technology to Indian Industry. About SLM Solutions.

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SLM Solutions Supports Standardization Project in the Oil, Gas and Maritime Industry

Additive Manufacturing

SLM Solutions supports the projects by providing its technical expertise in additive manufacturing, specifically the successful implementation of Selective Laser Melting technology. Photo courtesy of SLM Solutions). This model will be tested during the Q2 part production process.

Tiny Metal 3D Printing Overview: MICA Freeform vs. SLM

3D Printing Industry

is a truly unique and powerful 3D printing design service that utilizes a proprietary additive manufacturing process called MICA Freeform. … The original post Tiny Metal 3D Printing Overview: MICA Freeform vs. SLM appeared first on 3D Printing Industry. By Andrew Wheeler.

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FIT acquires Hot Isostatic Pressing machine for post-processing 3D printed metal

3D Printing Industry

The HIP machine will ensure that after post-processing, 3D printed metal parts pass the quality assurance tests as smoothly as possible. FIT Additive Manufacturing Group has acquired a Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) machine from Quintus Technologies, a Swedish high pressure technology expert.

Orbex Builds World’s Largest Single-Piece Rocket Engine 3D Printed on the SLM®800 Selective Laser Melting Machine

Additive Manufacturing

Orbex has introduced the world’s largest metal rocket engine 3D printed in a single piece on the SLM®800. Lukas Pankiewicz, Applications Specialist, headed the consulting team inside SLM Solutions to develop a unique set of parameters optimized for this particular geometry.

AM Solutions – Post Processing of AM Components

Additive Manufacturing

With the focus on automated post processing — removal of residual powder and surface smoothing of these channels — the mechanical and chemical engineering departments of the Politecnico Milano (Italy) together with Rösler Italiana S.r.l.

Investigating Effects of Process Parameters on Surface Roughness of 3D Printed Down-Facing Surfaces

From titanium bone regeneration scaffolds and hydraulic components to nuclear components and flow reactors, selective laser melting (SLM), which is also known as DMLS and Powder Bed Fusion, is an. 3D Printing Science & Technology 3D printing parameters 3d systems 3D Systems ProX DMP 320 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Port Said University research paper Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLM SLM 3D printing

SLM Solutions Launches New Applications Center in Lübeck

Additive Manufacturing

Lübeck, Germany, April, 2015 — SLM Solutions Group AG , a leading provider of metal based additive manufacturing technology (also commonly referred to as “3D printing”), recently opened a new applications and demonstration center during their annual international distributors meeting.

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SLM Solutions Moves to New Headquarters to Prepare for Further Growth

Additive Manufacturing

SLM Solutions Group AG has invested 25 million Euros in its new production and administrative headquarters. SLM Solutions Group AG has moved into its new headquarters in Lübeck, Germany. Photo courtesy of SLM Solutions Group AG). SLM Solutions NA, Inc.

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SLM Solutions Presents the New Generation of Additive Manufacturing Machines at EuroMold 2014

Additive Manufacturing

Lübeck, November 12, 2014 — SLM Solutions , leading provider of metal based additive manufacturing technology (also commonly referred to as “3D printing”), presents the SLM product portfolio at EuroMold in Frankfurt from November 25-28, 2014 (booth D86 in Hall 11).

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The State of 3D Printing at Continental Automotive

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Materialise Announces a New SLM Build Processor that Simplifies Metal 3D Printing

3D Printing Industry

3D printing company Materialise has announced what they believe to be the de facto standard for the selective laser melting industrial 3D printing process. By Scott J Grunewald.

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The Barnes Group Advisors and SLM Solutions Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Additive Manufacturing

The Barnes Group Advisors and SLM Solutions North America collaborate on Additive Manufacturing Training. Per the arrangement, The Barnes Group Advisors will deliver Additive Manufacturing (AM) training courses designed around key industry standards to SLM Solutions’ customers and contacts.

Renishaw and Identify3D protect metal additive manufacturing processes with upgraded software suite

3D Printing Industry

UK-based additive manufacturing specialist Renishaw and Identify3D, a San Francisco-headquartered software company, are showcasing software at RAPID + TCT, designed to secure data in the metal additive manufacturing processes.

SLM Solutions and Identify3D Cooperate to Develop End-to-End Integrity for Additive Manufacturing in the Digital Supply Chain

Additive Manufacturing

Lübeck, March 26, 2019 After announcing their first collaboration in 2018, Identify3D and SLM Solutions have expanded their cooperation to productize their current joint developments to secure intellectual property in the additive manufacturing process chain. About SLM Solutions.

University of Pittsburgh Develops Depowdering Machine for Metal Printing

3D Printing Metal 3D Printing ANSYS AMRL depowdering DMLS metal 3d printing post processing powder bed fusion SLM University of PittsburghThe University of Pittsburgh has developed a depowdering solution for metal 3D printers that could significantly reduce the cost of 3D printed metal parts. Lead by Professor Albert To, a team of. View the entire article via our website.

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Metal 3D Printing: Enhancing Magnetic Floating Device Systems

Seeking solutions for ‘buckling’ in wall structures and failure in parts, Chalmers University of Technology PhD researcher Bharet Mehta turned to additive manufacturing processes for improved.

Fraunhofer ILT Researching Green Lasers for 3D Printing Copper

I remember how surprised I was when I first learned that a laser was not only a light-emitting device, but also an acronym for “light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation.” ” View the entire article via our website.

Network forms to counter shortcomings of 3D printed powder process chain

3D Printing Industry

Termed the AM Powder Plus (AMP+) network, it will focus specifically on finding better solutions for powder handling and automated production when using SLM.

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SLM’s Highly Capable Metal 3D Printers


We took a close look at SLM’s line of metal 3D printers and found several very interesting features. The entire SLM line of 3D printers uses, as one might guess from the company’s name, Selective Laser Melting technology. Machines as complex and capable as SLM’s are not inexpensive.

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Fraunhofer ILT Debuting New Process that Combines Welding, 3D Printing, and Robotics

3D Printing Robotics Science & Technology 3d printed connectors 3d printing and robotics Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT germany KUKA kuka lbr iiwa KUKA Robotics laser scanner LaserTAB lightweight robot (LBR) Selective Laser Melting (SLM) SLM 3D printing weldingHow often do you combine welding, 3D printing, and robotics?

3D Printing Pioneer Interview With Bill Carter of GE Research

In the past company invented key polymers used for 3D printing, applied many processes to aerospace and used the technology. 3D Printing Exclusive Interviews 3d printing metal Design rules SLM direct metal laser melting DMLM DMLS ge GE Additive GE Research metal 3d printer SLMGE Research has been utilizing 3D printing for a very long time indeed. View the entire article via our website.