Australian additive manufacturing company SPEE3D is heading back to Formnext, the same place it debuted its superfast LightSPEED technology just two years ago, with a new product called SPEE3Dcell.
Next week, the Melbourne-based company will be presenting what is believed to be the world’s first metal 3D production cell combining a SPEE3D metal printer with a heat treatment furnace and a computer numerical control (CNC) three-axis milling machine.
To demonstrate, the cell will be live 3D printing, machining and assembling copper hammers on the show floor across the four days. Each hammer can be printed in just over six minutes at a print cost of $22.40. The aim is to demonstrate how SPEE3Dcell could enable faster, lower cost and more scalable production compared to traditional casting or other metal 3D printing processes.
SPEE3D’s technology is designed for the production of parts that […]
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