SPEE3D has launched an ultra-high vitality nozzle that can facilitate the 3D printing of a wider vary of onerous part supplies on the corporate’s chilly spray steel machines.
The PHASER nozzle was revealed on the Chilly Spray Motion Group (CSAT) 2022 Convention in Massachusetts and is appropriate with all SPEE3D printer fashions.
Utilizing compressed air or nitrogen, the PHASER nozzle is alleged to deposit supplies ‘4 instances sooner than the pace of sound’ at a lot increased vitality. This achieves excessive particle velocity to allow extra deformation of particles in the course of the deposition course of, opening SPEE3D as much as supplies like stainless-steel, titanium, high-strength aluminium and nickel-based carbides. The corporate can already course of customary copper, aluminium bronze and aluminium supplies with its chilly spray steel 3D printing methods.
“The SPEE3D PHASER nozzle is revolutionary as a result of anybody can print what’s thought of ‘hardier’ supplies, and with out having to depend on helium to chilly spray these supplies like different nozzles,” commented Steven Camilleri, co-founder and CTO at SPEE3D. “With provide chain points persevering with to delay elements for industries corresponding to area, defence, auto racing and maritime, the PHASER nozzle can create these elements in simply minutes to resist extreme situations, excessive stress, immense shock hundreds and abrasive environments.”
Since introducing its chilly spray steel 3D printing know-how in 2017, SPEE3D has expanded its 3D printing system portfolio to incorporate the LightSPEE3D, WarpSPEE3D and SPEE3Dcell platforms. The adopters of the know-how embody Penn State, Nissan Australia, EWI and the Australian navy, the latter of which has used the know-how in a collection of discipline trials.
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