Rochester Institute of Technology purchases ElemX machine from Xerox Elem Additive Solutions

April 29, 2022

The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) has purchased and installed a Xerox ElemX metal Additive Manufacturing machine at the institute’s AMPrint Center (Courtesy Xerox Elem Additive Solutions)
The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) has purchased and installed a Xerox ElemX metal Additive Manufacturing machine at the institute’s AMPrint Center (Courtesy Xerox Elem Additive Solutions)

Xerox® Elem™ Additive Solutions, Cary, North Carolina, USA, reports that the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) has purchased and installed an ElemX metal Additive Manufacturing machine at the institute’s AMPrint Center in Henrietta, New York. RIT intends to use the machine in its collaborations with manufacturers for research and product development as its focuses on next-generation metal Additive Manufacturing technologies.

RIT is a longtime collaborator with Xerox in the Additive Manufacturing space, and one of the early liquid metal AM adopters. The installation at the AMPrint Center faculty is said to be the result of a successful industry-university collaboration and both parties will continue to work together to scale the ElemX for new commercial and industrial applications.

“RIT has already been a great partner in helping to advance our liquid metal AM technology and we believe the installation of the ElemX at the AM Print Center will be important to further refine our solution,” stated Tali Rosman, GM of Elem Additive. “Partnering with advanced research facilities like RIT that collaborate with manufacturers will be key to scaling up the adoption of our technology within the industry.”

The ElemX leverages the company’s liquid metal Additive Manufacturing technology, which uses aluminium wire. The ElemX is said to be easily deployed, requiring no special facility modifications for operation and, unlike other metal Additive Manufacturing technologies, the ElemX requires minimal post-processing, thus providing a faster time-to-part.

Denis Cormier, a professor of industrial and systems engineering and director of RIT’s AMPrint Center, is dedicated to leading the development of Additive Manufacturing technologies that will impact the manufacturing sector.

Cormier commented, “Liquid metal AM is a technology poised to tackle on-demand production of replacement aluminium parts to minimise inventory costs. Collaborating with industry partners like Elem Additive is an important part of our work here at the AMPrint centre to maximise the capabilities of AM technology. We believe the ElemX has the greatest potential for industrial growth and scalability.”

www.xerox.com

www.rit.edu

About Metal Additive Manufacturing magazine

Metal AM magazine, published quarterly in digital and print formats, is read by a rapidly expanding international audience.

Our audience includes component manufacturers, end-users, materials and equipment suppliers, analysts, researchers and more.

In addition to providing extensive industry news coverage, Metal AM magazine is known for exclusive, in-depth articles and technical reports.

Our focus is the entire metal AM process from design to application.

Each issue is available as an easy-to-navigate digital edition and a high-quality print publication.

In the latest issue of Metal AM magazine

Download PDF
 

Extensive AM industry news coverage, as well as the following exclusive deep-dive articles:

  • Metal powders in Additive Manufacturing: An exploration of sustainable production, usage and recycling
  • Inside Wayland Additive: How innovation in electron beam PBF is opening new markets for AM
  • An end-to-end production case study: Leveraging data-driven machine learning and autonomous process control in AM
  • Consolidation, competition, and the cost of certification: Insight from New York’s AM Strategies 2024
  • Scandium’s impact on the Additive Manufacturing of aluminium alloys
  • AM for medical implants: An analysis of the impact of powder reuse in Powder Bed Fusion

The world of metal AM to your inbox

Don't miss any new issue of Metal AM magazine, and get the latest industry news. Sign up to our twice weekly newsletter.

Sign up

Looking for AM machines, metal powders or part manufacturing services?

Discover suppliers of these and more in our comprehensive advertisers’ index and buyer’s guide, available in the back of Metal AM magazine.

  • AM machines
  • Process monitoring & calibration
  • Heat treatment & sintering
  • HIP systems & services
  • Pre- & post-processing technology
  • Powders, powder production and analysis
  • Part manufacturers
  • Consulting, training & market data
View online

Discover our magazine archive…

The free to access Metal Additive Manufacturing magazine archive offers unparalleled insight into the world of metal Additive Manufacturing from a commercial and technological perspective through:

  • Reports on visits to leading metal AM part manufacturers and industry suppliers
  • Articles on technology and application trends
  • Information on materials developments
  • Reviews of key technical presentations from the international conference circuit
  • International industry news

All past issues are available to download as free PDFs or view in your browser.

Browse the archive

Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap