Metal Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) solutions provider Sciaky, Inc., Chicago, Illinois, USA, has announced that it will adopt Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software technology from Siemens to support its industry-leading Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) solution.
The adoption of Siemens PLM software is expected to enable Sciaky to offer its current and future customers a solution that integrates with the same technology used by companies globally, to enhance product development decision making and produce better products.
Among the Siemens software which will now be available to Sciaky’s customers is:
- NX™ software, an integrated solution for CAD/CAM/CAE
- and NX™ Nastran®, a CAE analysis solver technology
Bob Phillips, VP Marketing at Sciaky, commented, “Sciaky is excited to join Siemens PLM Software’s partner community. The strength of our two organisations working together will deliver significant value to our customers.”
“Siemens PLM Software is committed to creating partnerships that can add value to the business of our customers,” added Vynce Paradise, Director of Advanced Part Manufacturing for Siemens PLM Software. “We are pleased to work with Sciaky as they use the latest multi-axis deposition technology we have developed within NX software to support their EBAM 3D metal printing systems.”
Sciaky’s EBAM systems can produce parts ranging from 8 in (203 mm) to 19 ft (5.79 m) in length, at gross deposition rates ranging from 7-20 lbs (3.18-9.07 kg) of metal per hour. The company produces components in titanium, tungsten, tantalum, Inconel, nickel alloys, niobium and stainless steels.