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SLM Solutions is a leading provider of metal-based additive manufacturing systems that optimize fast and cost-efficient part production. With multi-laser options, bi-directional recoating, open-software controls and closed-loop powder handling, Selective Laser Melting® systems achieve best-in-class safety and increased build speeds for complex and completely dense metal parts.
 
These powerful and innovative machines, available in three sizes, support an optimal approach for faster, more flexible metal part production and prototypes across the aerospace, automotive, academia, energy and medical industries. Headquartered in Lübeck, Germany, SLM Solutions Group is a publicly traded company (TecDax) with its North American offices located in Metro-Detroit.
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2020
17 Nov 2020

Desirable Metals for 3D Printing Near Market Readiness

Despite a temporary setback owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the market for 3D printing of metals is expected to see a significant rise over the next decade. Within that, it is anticipated that most of the revenue will be attributed to material sales.
23 Oct 2020

Key Trends and Recent Innovations in Powder Bed Fusion

Although additive manufacturing (AM) has existed for over forty years, the technology is still progressing as new materials and printing processes continue to be developed.
8 Oct 2020

Exponential Technologies

Exponential Technologies is a Latvian start-up providing AI-driven design of experiment software for additive manufacturing, chemical manufacturing, biotech, and more. IDTechEx spoke with Matthias Kaiser (co-founder and CEO).
7 Oct 2020

3D Printed Materials Market 2020-2030: COVID Edition

IDTechEx Report: Dr Jonathan Harrop
21 Aug 2020

Optics and Displays in AR, VR, and MR 2020-2030: Technologies, Players and Markets

IDTechEx Report: Dr Charlotte Coles and Dr Xiaoxi He
24 Jul 2020

3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing 2020-2030: COVID Edition

IDTechEx Report: Dr Jonathan Harrop, Dr Richard Collins and Dr Ivan De Backer
7 Jul 2020

Metal Additive Manufacturing 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr Richard Collins, Dr Jonathan Harrop and Dr Ivan De Backer
6 Jul 2020

SLM Solutions

SLM Solutions uses powder bed fusion techniques to provide metal 3D printing solutions to its customers. Its selective laser melting machines feature multi-laser options, bi-directional re-coating and closed-loop powder handling to achieve increased build speeds for complex and dense metal parts.
24 Jun 2020

DMG Mori (Additive Manufacturing division)

DMG Mori produces machines for the additive manufacturing of metal parts using Directed Energy Deposition. This profile focuses on its additive manufacturing activities.
13 May 2020

New Technology Revolutionises 3d Metal Printing

Selective LED-based melting is the name of the new technology that a team has developed for 3D metal printing and has now applied for a patent. The technology is similar to selective laser melting and electron beam melting, in which metal powder is melted by means of a laser or electron beam and built up into a component layer by layer.
15 Apr 2020

Metal Additive Manufacturing Keeps Getting Bigger

The adoption of metal additive manufacturing is progressing in numerous sectors, with notable use-cases and success stories appearing. The next-generation Sapphire® machine from VELO3D will print up to 1 meter in height, making it the world's tallest laser-powder additive manufacturing system
2019
16 Sep 2019

Flexible, Printed and Organic Electronics 2020-2030: Forecasts, Technologies, Markets

IDTechEx Report: Raghu Das, Dr Xiaoxi He and Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh
5 Sep 2019

3D Printing Composites 2020-2030: Technology and Market Analysis

IDTechEx Report: Dr Bryony Core and Dr Richard Collins
24 Jul 2019

BASF Ultrafuse 316L - Metal filament for industrial 3D printing

With Ultrafuse 316L, BASF 3D Printing Solutions launches an innovative metal-polymer composite for Fused Filament Fabrication into the market. It enables the safe, simple, and cost-efficient production of fully metal parts for prototypes, metal tooling, and functional metal parts in the simplest 3D printing process.
5 Jul 2019

Steel powder developed for additive manufacturing

A steel powder has been developed for additive manufacturing which decisively simplifies the production of complex components. In a spin-off funding programme, work is now being done on market maturity.
26 Mar 2019

Laser Diodes & Direct Diode Lasers 2019-2029: Technologies, Markets & Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr Nilushi Wijeyasinghe
13 Feb 2019

Largest 3D printed rocket engine

Orbex has publicly unveiled its Prime rocket for the first time. Designed to deliver small satellites into Earth's orbit, the rocket is made from a specially-formulated lightweight carbon fibre and aluminium composite and includes the world's largest 3-D printed rocket engine.
1 Feb 2019

Elkem Silicones

IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao interviewed Elkem Silicones Business Development Manager Karsten Schlichter about the 3D printing of silicone for healthcare on 25 January 2019.
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.
2018
18 Dec 2018

Optomec acquires Huffman, leader in metal additive manufacturing

Optomec announced that it has acquired Huffman. Huffman's equipment and software are in production at virtually all major manufacturers of aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines, who use its metal deposition capabilities to restore worn or damaged components at substantially lower cost than newly-made spare parts.