Additive Manufacturing offers the opportunity to transform industrial production. Currently, however, AM components are typically produced in only one material, which in many cases does not allow for full performance utilisation. In this article, Xiaoshuang Li and Arthur Seibel describe, through a heat sink case study, how multi-material design and manufacturing can increase component performance as well as integrate additional functionalities when using the Laser Beam Powder Bed Fusion (PBF-LB) process. ... Read more »
In the latest issue of Metal AM magazine
Extensive AM industry news coverage, as well as the following exclusive deep-dive articles:
- Kennametal: The story of the successful commercialisation of AM hardmetal and steel solutions
- General Atomics Aeronautical on metal Additive Manufacturing’s place at the centre of the digital manufacturing revolution
- Adrian Keppler on Additive Manufacturing: An insider’s assessment from the outside
- Metal AM’s journey to industrialisation: Are we there yet? And what does the destination even look like?
- A stronger future, layer by layer: How next-generation software will drive adoption of metal AM
- Volkmann: Making the case for the complete automation of powder handling in AM
- Metal AM on an industrial scale: GKN Additive draws on decades of sintering expertise to commercialise Binder Jetting
- International Conference on Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing: Highlights from EBAM 2023
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