Renishaw says it’s going to introduce a ‘step-change in additive manufacturing productiveness’ at Formnext this November, with the launch of its newest steel 3D printing expertise.
The engineering agency says guests will be capable of get a primary have a look at a expertise that builds on its flagship steel powder mattress fusion RenAM 500 sequence, and guarantees lowered construct occasions by as much as half, with out sacrificing half high quality. Although Renishaw hasn’t revealed particular particulars concerning the expertise simply but, it believes its capacity to decrease price per half, one of many greatest challenges round AM adoption, it’s going to assist ‘drive wider trade adoption of AM.’
“This launch demonstrates Renishaw’s dedication to placing the absolute best AM instruments within the fingers of the consumer,” stated Louise Callanan, Director of Additive Manufacturing at Renishaw. “To carry AM to the mainstream, Renishaw is addressing what has traditionally been an enormous barrier to AM adoption: productiveness. The RenAM 500 steel AM sequence, already the best system in the marketplace, can now construct as much as twice as quick as earlier than. This dramatic change of tempo drives down price per half and broadens the vary of viable functions.”
Chatting with TCT forward of the corporate’s fiftieth anniversary earlier this 12 months, Callanan hinted a subsequent technology steel AM expertise can be coming within the not too distant future, and in addition spoke concerning the significance of offering an ‘end-to-end course of’ to industrialise AM for manufacturing. To that finish, Renishaw has additionally shared it’s going to construct on its legacy of high quality administration and inspection by presenting a top quality toolkit for AM.
“In addition to supercharging productiveness, we need to empower our customers with the absolute best high quality administration toolkit,” added Callanan. “By equipping customers with information, giving them extra management and offering in-process visibility, Renishaw helps operators achieve the boldness wanted to maneuver ahead. Our new merchandise will assist customers guarantee a stable course of basis and optimum machine efficiency to constantly produce prime quality components.”
Guests to Corridor C11.0, Stand C11 can even be capable of see Renishaw’s four-laser RenAM 500Q as nicely the R&D targeted RenAM 500 Flex. There can even be a a number of utility tales on show together with a collaboration with Atherton Bikes, which used Renishaw’s expertise to provide components for the ‘quickest bike on this planet.’