Fraunhofer ILT to unveil large-scale SLM 3D printing system at Formnext 2017

Fraunhofer ILT to unveil large-scale SLM 3D printing system at Formnext 2017

To kick things off this Thursday, we’ve got more exciting news for this year’s formnext exhibition, as scientists from the Germany-based Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT have announced they will be presenting their latest development there: a new, large-scale SLM laboratory system. The new selective laser melting 3D printing system, which was developed at the Fraunhofer facility in Aachen, has an impressive build volume of 1,000 x 800 x 500 mm—much larger than existing SLM systems on the market. The researchers say it is capable of producing large metal parts “quickly and with high process reliability.” Of course, […]

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