Sigma Labs granted patent for process sensing & status indication system

February 5, 2019

Sigma Labs, Inc., Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, a provider of quality assurance software under the PrintRite3D® brand, has been awarded a new patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for U.S. Patent Application No. 15/276,452, ‘Optical Manufacturing Process Sensing and Status Indication System.’ The patent application covers a system of sensors configured to measure optical emissions generated by a scanning heat source during an Additive Manufacturing process and to analyse the data collected. 

John Rice, Sigma Labs CEO, stated, “This patent allowance further enhances the depth and breadth of the patented intellectual property portfolio covering our PrintRite3D platform. The technology covered in this patent enables Sigma to provide valuable and relevant quality status information to customers requiring high-quality AM metal products production.” 

The USPTO has now allowed four patents pertaining to Sigma Lab’s PrintRite3D platform, representing a wide degree of innovation and distinguishing us as a leader in this space. Additionally, there are eighteen more patents-pending in process,” he added. 

Concluding, he stated, “Sigma’s patent portfolio, our newly launched platform, and our recently signed agreements cumulatively represent what we believe is a formidable and valuable initiative through which we can more easily work with customers that need to secure a greater measure of repeatable high-quality yields and efficiency in the serial AM production of metal components.” 

www.sigmalabsinc.com

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