30 Nov 2023
Optomec are a 3D printer manufacturer based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. They offer two products: Aerosol Jet and a laser-based Direct Energy Deposition (DED) system for 3D printing metals named LENS. IDTechEx spoke with Optomec at Formnext 2023 to discuss their LENS systems and business.
28 Nov 2023
Integrated Deposition Solutions
Optomec are the other supplier of aerosol jet printing systems.
20 May 2022
Optomec Announces Delivery of 600th Industrial Printer
Optomec announced another important milestone in its continued growth, with the delivery of its 600th industrial 3D printer. The company has now installed more than 250 of its proprietary LENS Systems for 3D Printed Metal and over 350 of its patented Aerosol Jet Systems, with the majority of its recent machines being used for high ROI production applications.
25 Sep 2020
Optomec Customer Carnegie Mellon Develops 10-Second COVID Test
Researchers have developed a low-cost sensor that can identify COVID-19 antibodies in approximately 10 seconds. The novel sensor is based on a special structure of tiny gold electrodes that are 3D printed using the Optomec Aerosol Jet process.
28 Aug 2020
Optomec Customers Surpass 10 Million Turbine Blade Repairs
In a recent survey of Optomec's 100+ customer installations using its 3D metal printers specifically for gas turbine component repair, Optomec has calculated that over 10 Million turbine blades have been refurbished.
17 Jan 2019
Optomec Partners with Phillips Federal
Optomec Partners with Phillips Federal to Bring Metal Additive Manufacturing Repair Solutions to U.S. Government Agencies: Optomec announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Phillips Federal. The agreement will enable Phillips Federal to resell the Optomec Laser Engineered Net Shaping systems to US government facilities.
20 Apr 2015
Ceradrop and Optomec Expand Partnership
Optomec, a global supplier of 3D Additive Manufacturing systems has expanded its current distribution partnership with Ceradrop, a MGI Group company. Under the expanded agreement, Ceradrop will now integrate core Aerosol Jet Sprint technology into their line of inkjet printers, while continuing their role as reseller of Optomec standard Aerosol Jet systems in France. Aerosol Jet, combined with Inkjet technology, brings new and complementary capabilities, permitting printing of finer features and processing of a wider variety of materials, all in a unique digital material deposition platform.
10 Mar 2014
Optomec announces new patent award expanding additive manufacturing
Optomec, Inc has announced that the company was awarded a new US patent, entitled Miniature Aerosol Jet and Aerosol Jet Array, patent # 8,640,975.
7 Dec 2012
Optomec to present advances in 3D printed electronics
Aerosol Jet Printing for low and high volume 3D electronics applications will be highlighted.
17 Jun 2011
Optomec Aerosol Jet Marathon Series for volume manufacturing
Enhanced hardware establishes new industry standard for performance in production applications
21 Jul 2008
Replacing printed silver with copper
The spot price of silver is up over 50% in the past 12 months and it continues to trend upward because silver supplies are falling fast while demand from China, India, Russia and Eastern Europe is climbing. As a reult, a lot of work is underway for alternatives.
17 Jul 2008
Optomec and Applied Nanotech Holdings announce strategic co-operation
Optomec and Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. announce strategic co-operation to introduce optimized copper inks for aerosol jet printing for printable electronics.