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New Holemaking and Threading Tools
Entry-Level Presetting and Measuring System
Reinventing Workholding Onsite Demos
Multitasking Tooling and Hard Machining Solutions
New Cutting Tool and Tapping Technologies
New Punch Tap Technology Enables 75percent Faster Threading
Valve Seat Inspection System for the Complete Measurement of Cylinder Heads
Tooling System and Advanced Gear Solutions
Fixtureworks to Feature Expanded Product Line
All-in-One Hydraulic Tapping Arm Packages
Closed-Loop Metal Deposition System
New Coolant-Through Micro Toolholders
Shrink Fit and Presetting Machines
Five Minute Chuck Change
New Tool Program for Automatic Lathes
Tooling for Automated Cross Hole Deburring
Quick-Change Workholding Products and Custom Design and Build Capabilities
Trepan on a CNC Mill
Storage Solutions and Remote Support Platform
Quick Change Collet Chuck Series
CrossOver Vise Pneumatic Zero-Point Clamping System and 5-Axis Holding Solutions
High-Speed High-Efficiency Indexable Drilling
Lathe Sub-Spindle Part Unloader
High Performance Drills and End Mills
Cost-Effective Boring of Turbochargers Brake Calipers and More
HOT WIRE HYBRID Multitasking Technology
Fully Automated Workholding Changeover Capabilities
Time Saving Workholding Solutions
Diverse Line-up of Workholding Solutions
Tooling Innovations and Turn-Key Services
Total Broaching Solutions
New Additive Manufacturing System
Five-Sided Machining Vises
Rotary Positioner Includes New Adjustment Plates and Outriggers
Robot Solutions for Fully-Automated Manufacturing
Shank Attachments and Angle Heads
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New Additive Manufacturing System

"The SLM 280 metal additive manufacturing (AM) system 3-D prints fully dense metal parts with exceptional surface finish, dimensional accuracy and strength," said an SLM Solutions spokesperson. The pillar of the SLM Solutions' metal 3-D printer lineup will be unveiled with a new body at IMTS - encasing the machine, filters and closed-loop powder sieving station into one seamless design. Along with its 280 x 280 x 365 mm build platform, bi-directional powder re-coating and open system architecture, a new enhanced filter module reduces consumable costs, increases runtime and reduces process waste. The process waste can be safely disposed of as a dry mixture while the filter can be re-used continuously.

According to Dr. Richard Grylls, SLM Solutions North America Technical Director, "Good shielding gas flow is essential to achieving homogeneous mechanical properties throughout the build. Too little gas flow, and the soot from the process will hinder the laser; too much and the powder bed will be disturbed. The new-look SLM 280 builds on the gas flow of the previous model."

Additionally, SLM Solutions will present Additive.Intelligence software allowing for the implementation of additive in manufacturing and production environments. Additive.Designer's features include imports of all native CAD formats, eliminating the need for STL files, reducing supports with an optimized exposure strategy, guiding users to the best plate positioning with component orientation processing and offering a preliminary calculation of build costs based on machine and build set-up. The goal of the software is to lower the learning curve of additive manufacturing by reducing the software skills necessary to be successful while optimizing builds with less supports and workflows based on specific part preparation.

For more information contact:

SLM Solutions NA, Inc.

48561 Alpha Drive, Suite 300

Wixom, MI 48393


IMTS 2018 Level 3, Booth W-432304

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