Conflux Technology, Geelong, Australia, has been appointed as an Australian and New Zealand agent for EOS Additive Manufacturing solutions. It was stated that, as an Australian end-to-end AM applications company with more than twenty years of combined expertise, Conflux was selected by EOS in order to have experienced personnel on the ground.
Dr Hans J. Langer, CEO & Chairman of the EOS Group, stated, “We have observed an increased appetite for industrial 3D printing technology in Australia. The technology is substantially changing the way we design and manufacture parts, enabling applications that weren’t thinkable before. In Australia we currently see the biggest potential for industrial 3D printing in industries such as mining, aerospace, medical and transportation.”
“We at EOS choose to collaborate with Conflux Technology as they are a strong local technology partner with in-depth industrial 3D printing know-how. Together we are sustainably developing the Australian market for AM solutions.”
“Conflux’s strong team and IP portfolio are a showcase example of how companies can effectively use AM technology to manufacture and offer high-performance thermal and fluid applications to both the local and global markets.”
Michael Fuller, CEO & Chairman of Conflux Technology, stated, “Conflux Technology was founded with the mission: Pioneering Thermal Technology. By developing applications based on powder bed AM technology we are well underway. In EOS we have partnered with the pioneer of laser-based, powder bed Additive Manufacturing platforms – a technically superior manufacturer and global leader.”
“EOS has now looked to Australia and New Zealand and seen the opportunity to further develop these markets, in collaboration with Conflux Technology. Our team are world leading experts in developing applications of AM and we require the best technologies to bring superior solutions to our customers. We will now work alongside EOS to help bring this capability to the Australian and New Zealand markets and ultimately contribute to the rollout of Industry 4.0.”
Conflux Technology’s manufacturing operations encompass the design and CFD analysis of parts. Its team has worked with AM for over two decades and possess a deep understanding of designing for AM technology and developing geometry specific parameters for optimal production. This knowledge is combined with extensive market experience, gained at senior levels in aerospace, defence and motorsports industries.
Conflux’s Additive Manufacturing and Engineering Centre (AMEC) is located in the heart of the Geelong Innovation Precinct, south-west of Melbourne. It is now complemented by a showroom where an EOS M 290 system for additive manufacturing with metal materials is on display.