Canada Makes invests $750K in micro metal additive manufacturing

Canada Makes invests $750K in micro metal additive manufacturing

Canada’s additive manufacturing accelerator program Canada Makes , headquartered in Ottawa, has invested $750K in a facility for micro metal component manufacturers Shimifrez Inc. The money will be used to help fund production of incredibly thin copper parts used as a electrical conductors in micromachines. Having applications in a range of industries, like aerospace, automotive and medical, these micromachines control the mechanical reaction of things like impact airbags. Micro additive technique Operating on the micron level of additive manufacturing, Shimifrez use a process of electro forming to make thin chips of metal. The basis of the method is as […]

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