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Volkswagen to bring metal 3D printing to mass production

Volkswagen to bring metal 3D printing to mass production

Written by Paul

September 17, 2018

Latest News GKN Powder Metallurgy, a leading innovation development partner of the manufacturing industry, has announced a strategic collaboration with HP Inc. at the 2018 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS). The company will be the first to deploy the just-launched HP Metal Jet, a groundbreaking binder jetting technology, into its factories to produce functional metal parts for auto and industrial leaders, including Volkswagen and Wilo, and for companies around the world. Together with HP, GKN Powder Metallurgy is working toward a vision of driving the global industrialisation of additive manufacturing. The HP Metal Jet launch represents a paradigm shift in 3D printing for all markets as the new printer increases users’ productivity up to 50 fold, compared to other 3D printing methods, at nearly half the cost of other binder jetting systems. The technology will enable GKN Powder Metallurgy to transform future product thinking and traditional manufacturing on behalf […]

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