Hunan Skyline Smart Material & Technology Co, Ltd, Yiyang, China, has announced the development of a <45μm aviation-grade spherical metal powder suitable for Additive Manufacturing applications. The news follows the company’s adoption of plasma atomisation technology at its metal powder R&D facility.
Hunan Skyline offers a range of equipment for powdered materials preparation, sintering and heat treatment, as well as numerous metal powders. In addition to plasma technology, the company operates water, gas and rotary atomisers.
The company is located in the national high-tech zone of Yiyang City, in the Hunan province, and is reported to export its products to countries in Europe, the USA and Japan.
With the support of the science and technology commission of the Hong Kong Government, Hunan Skyline has cooperated with the Hong Kong Productivity Council in the construction of an Additive Manufacturing demonstration centre, helping develop an AM supply chain in the region.