Digital Metal and the Desktop Metal Effect – a boost to metal 3D printing

Digital Metal and the Desktop Metal Effect – a boost to metal 3D printing

This year several new entrants to the metal 3D printing sector have appeared. While the precise approach of each varies, a common theme is inkjet based printing technology and a secondary sintering process in a separate furnace. In the plastics 3D printing market, inkjet is at the core of HP’s MultiJet Fusion and also the new technology recently seen from Stratasys subsidiary Evolve Additive Solutions. The electrophotography-based additive manufacturing from Evolve Additive Solutions claims to be “50 times faster than the next fastest AM plastics technology. ” HP MultiJet Fusion 3D printed parts in PA12. Photo by Michael Petch. […]

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