Additive Industries introduces the MetalFab 300 Flex on-demand flexible build area

June 27, 2024

The new MetalFab 300 Flex is coupled with a unique build platform that enables users to increase the build area on-demand (Courtesy Additive Industries)
The new MetalFab 300 Flex is coupled with a unique build platform that enables users to increase the build area on-demand (Courtesy Additive Industries)

Additive Industries, headquartered in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, unveiled its new MetalFab 300 Flex metal Additive Manufacturing machine at RAPID + TCT 2024. The MetalFab 300 Flex is coupled with a unique build platform that enables users increase the build area on-demand, said to be the first of its kind in the industry.

Designed as a cost-effective entry package, the MetalFab 300 Flex has two full-field 500-watt lasers that can access every corner of a flexible build envelope. The baseline build area is 300 x 300 x 400 mm, with the ability to flex access to a larger 420 x 420 x 400 mm envelope on-demand.

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The MetalFab 300 Flex is specifically designed to simplify the adoption process for new market entrants, across industries such as automotive, defence, energy including oil and gas, semiconductor, and industrials. Its integrated powder handling and unique flexibility is expected to lower the barrier to entry, making it ideal for companies seeking to manage their financial and technical risk as they embrace and develop metal AM, states Additive Industries.

“At Additive Industries, we are proud to lead the way in making metal Additive Manufacturing more accessible and affordable,” stated Mark Massey, CEO at Additive Industries. “The MetalFab 300 Flex which is based on our proven metal PBF technology is designed to help our customers manage their technical and financial risk as they grow their AM business. It is specifically aimed at customers who need to be able to build both small and large parts but without incurring the upfront expense of a large printer.”

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