Selective Laser Melting : 3D Printing in Metal

March 8th, 2006 | Filed under: Fabrication Tech, Mechanical Tech, Products | 1 Comment »

MCP Group’s MCP Realizer takes 3D printing / rapid prototyping into the world of metals. MCP uses a technique called SLM (Selective Laser Melting) which uses ordinary metal powders (bronze, zinc, stainless steel, tool steel, titanium, cobalt-chrome alloys) and a laser to melt thin layers of geometry repeatedly to produce finished parts. more>


One Comment on “Selective Laser Melting : 3D Printing in Metal”

  1. 1 Stainless Steel Banding said at 2:50 am on April 16th, 2010:

    It’s col how people discover cool stuffs like this. It’s amazing how technology affects us all. In recent years 3D printers have become financially accessible to small and medium sized business, thereby taking prototyping out of the heavy industry and into the office environment. It is now also possible to simultaneously deposit different types of materials.

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