Metal additive manufacturing provider Amaero has signed an agreement with an unnamed automotive company for the co-development of 3D printed tooling. The Australian company specialises in the manufacture of complex, large format metal components using laser-based additive manufacturing with machines from GE Additive Concept Laser, EOS and TRUMPF on its production floor.
In a press release, the company said this new collaboration would apply to the steel inserts for two aluminium casting die components. Amaero CEO Barrie Finnin, said: “This agreement reinforces Amaero’s growth strategy in the most difficult of economic circumstances. We can print the tool steel inserts with complex internal cooling channels that presently cannot be undertaken using conventional techniques.” Amaero said the inclusion of AM inserts would seek to decrease the risk of any manufacturing defects (e.g. leakers) by […]
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