SLM Solutions to deliver three metal AM machines to Morf3D’s new headquarters

September 15, 2021

The SLM Solutions and Morf3D partnership will see which will see three SLM metal Additive Manufacturing machines, including an NXG XII 600, delivered to Morf3D’s new Applied Digital Manufacturing Center in 2022 (Courtesy SLM Solutions)

SLM Solutions, Lübeck, Germany, has announced a partnership with Morf3D, El Segundo, California, USA, which will see three SLM metal Additive Manufacturing machines – two SLM® 500s and an NXG XII 600 – delivered to Morf3D’s new headquarters, the Applied Digital Manufacturing Center (ADMC) located in Long Beach, California, in 2022.

Morf3D explains that its new 8400 m2 ADMC facility aims to leverage partner networks to transform supply chain norms and develop the industry’s first certified production system to accelerate the industrialisation of digital manufacturing. The addition of the two SLM 500s and the NXG XII 600 is expected to support Morf3D’s goal of advancing a global production setup while improving production lead time, order flexibility, cost efficiency, and quality.

“Our partnership with SLM Solutions dramatically shifts the landscape of serial production, enabling our customers to achieve unmatched levels of quality and performance,” commented Ivan Madera, CEO of Morf3D. “The NXG XII 600 platform is an engineering marvel that addresses many aspects of a production-ready system, and the ADMC will enable new industry partnerships, significantly scaling AM to new heights. Our goal is to accelerate the qualification process by collaborating on new application development and part certification within the aerospace, space, and defence market.”

In addition to the supply of machines, SLM Solutions will also offer on-site support in the form of education, training, and consulting. All of ADMC’s research and development partners will work together to drive new innovations and deploy novel methods of aerospace engineering in order to increase productivity and automation. All partners will also have access to collective training, meeting, and gathering spaces for customer events and business development efforts.

The NXG XII 600 is equipped with twelve 1 kW lasers and offers a square build envelope of 600 x 600 x 600 mm. It is designed to be used in serial production for high-volume applications, as well as for building large parts.

Sam O’Leary, CEO of SLM Solutions, stated,“Adding the NXG Xll 600 to Morf3D’s SLM Solutions’ machines to the Applied Digital Manufacturing Center bolsters the collective digital manufacturing ecosystem, helping to improve production speed, quality, and automation. We are united in our customer-first approach, which reflects the training and education we provide to all of our partners.”

www.slm-solutions.com

www.morf3d.com

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