Armadillo Additive launches advanced Additive Manufacturing facility specialising in titanium medical devices

February 13, 2024

Armadillo Additive has launched its new Additive Manufacturing facility, anchored by AddUp’s Formup 350 Laser Beam Powder Bed Fusion machine (Courtesy AddUp)
Armadillo Additive has launched its new Additive Manufacturing facility, anchored by AddUp’s Formup 350 Laser Beam Powder Bed Fusion machine (Courtesy AddUp)

Armadillo Additive, a contract manufacturer based in Granbury, Texas, USA, has launched its new advanced metal Additive Manufacturing facility targeting precision engineering for the medical device sector. The company has installed a FormUp 350 Laser Beam Powder Bed Fusion (PBF-LB) Additive Manufacturing machine from AddUp, and will specialise in Ti-6Al-4V Grade 23 titanium products.

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The new facility is complemented by comprehensive in-house services, such as laser marking, heat treatment, and bead blasting, helping it deliver end-to-end solutions that are said to meet the rigorous demands of medical engineering.

Spinal implants additively manufactured on the FormUp 350 (Courtesy Armadillo Additive)
Spinal implants additively manufactured on the FormUp 350 (Courtesy Armadillo Additive)

Armadillo Additive selected a four-laser FormUp 350 AM machine with a build volume of 350 x 350 x 350 mm. “The FormUp 350 is a dream come true for us,” shared Noah Smith, Armadillo Additive’s Director of Operations. “It’s on the cutting edge from both a software and hardware perspective. The large build volume and quad laser system allow us to get production jobs done faster than the competition, while the roller recoater lets us push the design envelope to the next level.”

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