Future manufacturing now: SLM Solutions to present full product range at Aluminium 2018 in Düsseldorf


Aluminium World Trade Fair & Conference from October 9 - 11 in Düsseldorf

SLM Solutions Group AG will showcase its expertise in metal powder processing at Aluminium 2018 in Düsseldorf. The specialist for metal-based additive manufacturing technology will provide deep insights into its groundbreaking selective laser melting technology at the world trade fair for the aluminum industry (hall 9, stand C16).

ALUMINIUM, the world trade fair and conference for the aluminum industry, is set to take place in Düsseldorf. The event is the world’s largest for the industry, and will welcome over 1,000 exhibitors and 27,000 visitors from over 100 countries. The full range of products and services for the sector will be showcased across six halls. Alongside companies that produce or process aluminum, the focus will also be on processes and new products for the most important sales markets. These include the automotive sector, engineering, aerospace, electronics and rail transport.

SLM Solutions will present its latest products and technology for metal-based additive manufacturing. These provide greater design freedom, boost functionality, shorten development times and unlock new ways to improve performance. The company uses a wide range of suitable materials to meet manufacturers’ tough requirements for metallographic or mechanical properties.

Experts from SLM Solutions will be on hand at stand C16 in hall 9 to discuss the development of components from prototype to production, and how this can be improved using selective laser melting. Several examples from major players in aerospace, automotive engineering, toolmaking, medical engineering and the energy sector show how SLM technology can shorten cycle times in production processes, minimize stress loads in finished components and lengthen tool service lives.

SLM Solutions supports businesses around the world that process aluminum, helping them improve their production processes with additive SLM® manufacturing technology. “We have been a pioneer and one of the leading producers in additive manufacturing for many years, and constantly invest in research and development for machines and materials. Our systems help companies make their production more efficient and give them a greater degree of freedom in product development,” explains Uwe Bögershausen, CFO of SLM Solutions Group AG.

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