The ExOne Company (Nasdaq: XONE), the global leader in industrial sand and metal 3D printers using binder jetting technology, today announced the launch of the ExOne Metal Designlab printer and X1F advanced furnace in an exclusive partnership with Rapidia, a Vancouver, Canada-based technology company founded by Dan Gelbart.
The ExOne Metal Designlab™ and X1F advanced furnace, offered through an exclusive partnership with Rapidia, is a complete metal 3D printing system using technology that will now be marketed and sold exclusively by ExOne.
The original two-step method of 3D printing and sintering water-bound metal parts, first revealed by Rapidia in 2019, delivers proven Print Today, Parts Tomorrow™ performance. Orders are being accepted starting today, with the system printer and furnace available for delivery in the second quarter. Under terms of this strategic partnership, ExOne has a right of first refusal for majority ownership of Rapidia, and Gelbart will now become a technology advisor to ExOne. Gelbart is an electrical engineer who co-founded companies such as Creo, Inc., a laser technology company sold in 2005 to Kodak for $1 billion, and […]
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