AconityUS joins America Makes

AconityUS proudly announces it has officially joined America Makes. America Makes is the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute driven by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM). As the nation’s leading partner in additive manufacturing (AM) it is comprised of organizations from industry, academia, government and non-government agencies with the purpose of innovating

Multi material for the LPBF process

Aconity3D recently announced a new partnership with Aerosint. By partnering with Aerosint, Aconity3D intends to extend the capabilities of the LBM process to multi material printing. The partnership aims to implement Aerosint’s re-coating technology into Aconity3D’s LBM systems. You can find out more about the partnership at 3dnatives. https://www.3dnatives.com/en/aconity3d-aerosint-210220194/ More information about Aerosint SA: https://aerosint.com/

Research Project IDAM

Despite its advancements over the last years, large-scale series production scenarios based on Additive Manufacturing (AM) are still scarcely found. For this reason, a consortium of twelve partners (Automotive OEMs and suppliers, automation and IT experts and established special equipment manufacturers for laser beam melting (LBM), powder handling and post-processing) has been formed to jointly

Aconity3D MultiScan

Aconity3D is proud to announce the all-new Dual 3D Scan Head. Its stackable design facilitates industry-leading full-overlap 400 mm scan field exposure with up to 4 Lasers, setting a new standard in productivity for series applications of PBLF. The Dual Scan head is equipped with an innovative calibration procedure and compatible with Aconity3D’s leading edge

Research Project AddSteel

Main objective of the project AddSteel is the optimization of steel materials for Additive Manufacturing. This includes alloy as well as process development as well as material- and part characterization. Besides material science related issues, the project also addresses an economical analysis of the production process from atomization to the finished part. This project is

Research Project AddToP

Aconity has teamed up with partners from industry & research to jointly develop a technology processor for laser beam melting (LBM). Main objective is to enable the application of knowledge-based adaptive processing strategies without the requirement of expert know-how. By this means, the process parameters for part production are optimized under technological, ecological and economical

Aconity3D opens North American facilities

Aconity3D is proud to pronounce its cooperation with the W.M. Keck Center at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). The cooperation is aimed to further intensivy the strong bounds between the German based company and one of the leading research entities on Additive Manufacturing in America with the focus of extending the current

Aconity3D moves to new production site

Aconity3D has moved to its new production site in summer 2018. With an overall combined office and production space of 2000 m², growing space requirements are satisfied for both machine manufacturing as well as customer specific applied research within our testing facilities business unit.

Process Monitoring at Aconity3D

Aconity3D has shown first results of its high-speed CMOS process monitoring tool during 2018’s Aachener Kolloquium for Laser Technology (AKL) in Aachen. The process monitoring tool allows for in-line identification of the influence of changed process parameters on the to-be-built part. The featured video shows a comparisson of the size of the melt pool for