German ministry of education launches “virtually limitless” metal 3D printing project with KUKA Industries

German ministry of education launches “virtually limitless” metal 3D printing project with KUKA Industries

The German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMMF) and KUKA Industries are working on large format metal 3D printing with a number of manufacturing and institutional partners. Titled ProLMD, the project focuses on the laser metal deposition (LMD) method of 3D printing in which powdered metal is fed into a melt pool created by laser beams. Laser Metal Deposition at 32 times the speed. Clip via FraunhoferILT Robotic arm integration and Fraunhofer ILT KUKA robotic arms have found a number of uses across critical manufacturing industries as they are reconfigurable for a number of applications, including part inspection […]

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