Production of High Quality Metal Parts in a Range of Alloys
Produce metal parts with challenging geometries and optimized for lightweighting, not possible using traditional subtractive or casting technologies.
How to Select the Right Manufacturing Solution
From rapid and functional prototyping, appearance models to low-volume production using both additive manufacturing and traditional subtractive processes; the choices to develop your project are almost endless.
About this process
Direct Metal Printing (DMP), also commonly known as Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS), is an additive manufacturing technology that builds high quality complex metal parts from 3D CAD data. In the machine, a high precision laser is directed to metal powder particles to selectively build up thin horizontal metal layers one after the other. This cutting edge technology allows for the production of metal parts with challenging geometries, not possible using traditional subtractive or casting technologies. A variety of functional metals are available to print designs, from prototypes to production series of up to 20,000 units.
- Production of small and extremely complex shapes with no need for tooling
- High quality parts ideal for R&D and serial part manufacturing at the tightest tolerances
- Industry’s best surface finished parts with exceptional accuracy
- Accommodate innovative part design versus conventional processes
- Topology optimized parts and mass customization
- Complex and thin-walled structures allow significant part weight reduction
- Machine construction
- Tool and die making
- Food and pharmaceutics
- Chemistry and petrochemistry
- Aerospace engines
- Automotive parts
- Veterinary and medical devices
- Heat Exchangers
- Air/Oil/Fuel mixing devices
- Customized sporting goods
- Weight-reduction parts utilizing complex material removal
- Industrial burner parts
- Radiation collimators
- Semicon and wafer handling equipment
- Customized production line equipment
- Maraging Steel 18Ni300
- Inconel 625
- Inconel 718
- Stainless Steel 316L
Standard: Sand surfaces to remove build lines and bead blasted.
Anodized: Electrochemical process that converts the metal surface into a decorative, durable, corrosion-resistant, anodic oxide finish
Heat Treated: Use of heating or chilling, normally to extreme temperatures, to achieve a desired result such as hardening or softening of a material
Polished: Sand surfaces to remove build lines and then apply polishing compound until desired surface finish is reached.
Additional post-processing: Includes CNC milling, lathing & EDM
From Prototype To Production with QuickParts’ On-Demand Manufacturing
Let us be your resource to determine which manufacturing process is right for your project.
Shows the look and feel of a product or part before committing to the more costly aspects of production.
Reduce tooling costs, produce customized products and bring a product to market quickly with low-volume production and bridge manufacturing.
Goes beyond the look and feel, enabling teams to assess factors such as usability, ergonomics, manufacturability and materials testing.
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