Metal additive manufacturing specialist Optomec has entered into a partnership with HUSUN Technologies, a distributor of industrial 3D printing solutions.
Under the terms of the partnership, HUSUN Technologies will be promoting and selling Optomec’s LENS metal 3D printing systems across China.
According to Pascal Pierra, Optomec Director of Asia Pacific Sales, the partnership has already got off to a positive start by securing the sale of two LENS systems, “We are very happy to partner with HUSUN to expand sales of LENS metal additive manufacturing systems in China,” he adds.
“The HUSUN team has an excellent track record delivering advanced industrial manufacturing solutions including equipment, application technology, and post-sales support.”
HUSUN’s distribution of LENS 3D printers will start with the LENS 450 system pictured above. Image via Optomec
Laser Engineered Net Shaping
Optomec’s Laser Engineered Net Shaping (LENS) technology is a Directed Energy Deposition (DED) additive manufacturing technology for metal. It is available as both a hybrid upgrade for CNC machines, or turnkey systems, which are to be sold by HUSUN.
One of the advantages of the LENS process is that is can 3D print metals directly onto pre-fabricated components, making it an ideal tool for machine repair.
A gear repaired using LENS technology at Rochester Institute of Technology. Photo via RIT
The Tongtai factory in Taiwan. Photo by Michael Petch.
Commenting on the new partnership, Ms. Qiao, General Manager of Husun Technologies, said, “We see a large market opportunity for metal additive manufacturing technology in the region and are expanding our sales and sales service teams to promote and support LENS technology to various application fields in China,”
“Optomec is an internationally famous company in the field of metal additive manufacturing and we are pleased to partner with them in their global development strategy.”
HUSUN Technologies full industrial 3D printing portfolio includes a range of metal and polymer systems from EOS.
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Winners of the 3D Pioneers Challenge announced
The second edition of 3D printing design competition 3DPC has celebrated the work of seven designers from across the globe.
In addition to getting their designs noticed by industry partners including Stratasys and Autodesk, each of the winners received a share of €15,000 ($17,800) and exclusive prizes from MakerBot and designreport.
Winning entries include a metal 3D printed skateboard truck by Philipp Manger, and the Palmyra Rebuilt project from Eric Geboers and Matteo Baldassari.
Jury comment on Project T.O.S.T. (Topology Optimized Skateboard Trucks): ” It´s so lightweight, that even Marty Mc Fly could hover on it.” Image via 3DPC
Optomec publishes 3D printer materials recipes
To help customers make the most of new additive manufacturing techniques, Optomec has released a catalogue of material recipe sheets.
Available for both LENS and Aerosel Jet methods, the examples provide detailed parameters of what to expect from the respective materials and inks.
A GE Turbine blade with Aerosol Jet 3D printed strain sensors. Photo via Optomec.
Designers use 3D printing to create a vision of the dream kitchen
Japanese design firm id.arts demos FDM, SLA, SLS, and inkjet 3D printing techniques in a miniature kitchen model.
With added textures and post processing, the finished product has a hyper-real quality, and is developed for clients with a keen eye for detail.
Detail of 3D printed worktop in id.arts model kitchen. Photo via id.arts
Proto Labs adds HP MJF to its services
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A Multi Jet Fusion 3D printed camera shutter. Photo via HP
University of Chicago researchers use 3D printing to envision fluid dynamics
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3D printed helical vortex from the University of Chicago. Image by William Irvine
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Joint Mitnor cave to reopen with 3D printed fossils
The Joint Mitnor cave in Devon, England, is set to reopen August 12 2017.
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3D printed fossil replicas in Joint Mitnor. Photo by Charlie Bird
3Diligent releases Complete Guide to Metal 3D Printing
Digital manufacturing service 3Diligent has released a 13 page report detailing leading metal additive manufacturing technologies.
Featuring the likes of Boeing and GE the document provides 3Diligent’s perceived overview of the “State of Professional and Industrial 3D Printing”.
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Optomec has announced the signing of a distribution agreement with Emona Instruments Pty. Ltd to expand sales of its electronics and metal 3D printing systems into Australia and New Zealand.
Emona is the leading supplier of additive manufacturing systems and engineering teaching equipment in Australia and New Zealand and has a 35-year track record of training engineers on new technologies and tools. The company will now be responsible for the distribution of the New Mexico-based additive manufacturing company’s range of LENs systems for 3D printed metals and Aerosol Jet systems for printed electronics.
Optomec Aerosol Jet printers provide high-resolution 3D printing capabilities required to manufacture smaller, lighter-weight, high-performance devices used in industries such as aerospace, defense, consumer electronics and the Internet of Things (IoT).
Optomec LENS printers can completely build new metal parts or add material to existing metal components for repair and hybrid manufacturing applications.
“With Optomec’s established track record in Australia including users such as CSIRO’s Lab22, Swinburne University of Technology, Deakin University, UNSW, and University of Queensland, we look forward to the Emona /Optomec partnership further building on this success and reinforcing our position as the leaders in additive manufacturing in the region,” Mark Breznik, Managing Director at Emona Instruments, explained.
“We are very excited about our partnership with Emona to expand sales of Optomec products in Australia and New Zealand,” Michael Kardos, Optomec Vice President of World Wide Sales, added.