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Emerging Tech News: 3D Printing
8th January 2019

Additec releases uPrinter desktop metal 3D printer

It was predicted years ago and now it’s happened: a desktop metal 3D printer.The Additec uPrinter can work with conventional metal powders as well as metal wire, which is much more affordable and safer to handle. Additec’s patented LMD-WP (Laser Metal Deposition-Wire Powder) process is a form of direct energy deposition (DED) where a powerful laser melts a jetted stream of metal powder as it makes contact with the surface of the part, building up with repetitive layers.


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