Shop to Display 3D-Printed Parts, Alloy Offerings

GPI Prototype will exhibit a variety of 3D-printed metal parts for industries including medical, defense, aerospace, industrial and consumer goods.

GPI Prototype will exhibit a variety of 3D-printed metal parts for industries including medical, defense, aerospace, industrial and consumer goods. It will also showcase the various alloys it offers, including aluminum, stainless steel, titanium, Inconel and cobalt chrome. The company employs nine metal additive manufacturing machines at its Lake Bluff, Illinois, facility for both prototype metal parts and short-run production metal AM.  

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Incorporating Additive into Your Process Mix

Although many people are intrigued by the process of additive manufacturing, some might be under the assumption that it is beyond the capabilities of a metalworking shop; however, this assumption isn’t correct. Here are some examples of shops who have become proficient with the process, and your shop can, too.