Global Advanced Metals: spheroidization improves metal 3D printing powders

Global Advanced Metals: spheroidization improves metal 3D printing powders

Global Advanced Metals, a producer of tantalum products with locations in the US, Australia, and Japan, is setting up Tekna TEKSPHERO plasma spheroidization equipment at its plant in Boyertown, Pennsylvania. The spherical powders it produces will be used for additive manufacturing. As an FDM desktop 3D printer user, “spheroidization” is not a term you desperately need to know, since it refers to a process of metal powder processing used to produce 3D printable metal powders. In the industrial additive manufacturing world, however, spheroidization is a big deal. Using high-energy plasma gas, the process provides control over the shape and […]

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