Selective Laser Melting Makes Parts Directly from 3D CAD

Renishaw’s SLM125 and SLM250 selective laser melting.

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The additive manufacturing process used in Renishaw’s SLM125 and SLM250 selective laser melting uses a high-powered fiber laser to produce fully dense metal parts direct from 3D CAD. Parts are built from a range of fine metal powders that are fully melted in a tightly controlled atmosphere, in layer thicknesses ranging from 20 to 100 microns. 

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