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Post-processing for additive manufacturing

Post-processing is an umbrella term that covers a variety of stages that 3D printed parts have to undergo before being used for the final purpose. Zoom on these various Post-processing for additive manufacturing.

DOSSIER | Qualification of 3D printed parts: What? Why? When? And most importantly how?

Once per year, we sit down to assess some of the key insights we collected from our conversations with OEMs using AM and from (potential) users of the technology at trade shows we visited....

BMW Group enhances SLS 3D printed parts production with Solukon’s SFP770 post-processing system

German automotive manufacturer BMW Group will improve its SLS 3D printed parts production facility with Solukon's SFP770 post-processing system. With a combined unpacking and cleaning station, this machine can accommodate build boxes from other...

What’s Electroplating and when should we use it for 3D printed parts?

Like a wide range of post-processing tasks used for 3D printed parts, electroplating aims to enhance the physical properties of the part through increased wear resistance, corrosion protection or aesthetic appeal, as well as...

AM Solutions and FKM Additive announce ‘SLS 3D printing optimizing’ partnership at Formnext

This year's Formnext event set the pace for new partnerships in the Additive Manufacturing industry. One of them was FKM Additive Manufacturing and AM Solutions coming together to optimize the SLS 3D printing process.  Known...

Headmade Materials fully automates CMF technology with the help of AM Solutions and Neue Materialien Bayreuth

Germany-based Headmade Materials, which offers powder metallurgy solution and a cost-effective Cold Metal Fusion line, has jointly launched a project in association with AM Solutions and Neue Materialien Bayreuth to develop a continuous process...

Rivelin shows how the AM industry can use “HaaS” to scale up

UK-based Rivelin Robotics is known for its metal-AM post processing robotics solutions. The company along with the AM company Solukon is showcasing automated hardware solutions for the AM industry  at Formnext 2023. Ahead of the...

AM Solutions to display its new automated post processing system at Formnext 2023

Automation drives innovation in the 3D printing industry and the post-processing company AM Solutions - which is part of the   Rösler Oberflächentechnik GmbH - is showing how the latest advancements in automated post-processing can...

Solukon adds three key upgrades to its depowdering system for metal 3D printed parts

Two years ago, we caught up with Andreas Hartmann, CEO and CTO of Solukon to discuss the SFM-AT350, the company’s depowdering system for medium-sized metal 3D printed parts. Today, the company unveils an upgraded version...

How AM Solutions uses post-processing for industry-specific 3D-printed parts

One of the most critical parts of Additive Manufacturing is post-processing which turns raw 3D-printed parts into functional 3D-printed parts. One of the companies that excels in post-processing in AM is the UK company...

Solukon and Rivelin to put forward automated solutions for the Additive Manufacturing industry at Formnext 2023

The German machine manufacturing company Solukon and British robotics technology company Rivelin have completed an R&D project regarding the applications of their products in easing the Additive Manufacturing process, and the results of this...