The FormUp 350 New Generation metal 3D printer. AddUp , the joint venture created by Michelin and Fives in 2016 and specialized in metal 3D printing , has just developed a new generation of machines with promising features for industrial applications.
The FormUp 350 New Generation systems caters to Michelin’s ambitions to expand its operations beyond the tire sector. Michelin believes metal 3D printing is one of the growth drivers in the high-tech materials field. This is why the company decided, three years ago, to join forces with Fives and create AddUp. Through this partnership, the companies are now able to offer a comprehensive range of tailored solutions, demonstrate by this latest evolution of the FormUp 350 metal L-PBF system.
The machine has been optimized to meet the industrial community’s requirements in terms of safe operation, serial production of both final parts. It also reduces the obsolescence of earlier generations of machines by using a modular, upgradable architecture. This level of industrial performance is the product of AddUp’s expertise and R&D. Originally intended for the production of one-off, high value-added […]
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