Modern Machine Shop

FEB 2018

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MODERN EQUIPMENT REVIEW Modern Machine Shop 129 SPOTLIGHT | Additive Manufacturing • For holes from 1.5 to 25.4 mm • Customs available • User friendly • Proudly Made in the USA Michigan Deburring tools work better, last longer and lower your cost per hole! 810-227-1000 Brighton, Michigan HIGH VOLUME HOLE DEBURRING Perfected in Michigan 1,, 1,, 1,, /"" Industrial-Grade Metal 3D Printer for Part Development Xact Metal's XM300 industrial-grade metal 3D printer is designed for part development as well as production use with a build volume measuring 10" × 13" × 13" (254 × 330 × 330 mm). The printer's small size is said to enable easy installation, handling and maintenance. Twin feed chambers reduce build time and increase productivity. The powder-bed fusion system uses the company's proprietary Xact Core technology, a scalable gantry system platform that enables light, simple mirrors to move quickly above the powder on the X-Y axes. Two translating mirrors deflect the beam to different loca- tions without varying the angles of incidence, keeping the beam orthogonal to the build surface. According to Xact, this feature generates uniform part properties with an effective fusion speed ranging to 1.5 m/sec. The system can be equipped with two or four high-precision independent fiber lasers. | Xact Metal Inc. | 814-777-7727 | 3D Printing System Features Continuous Batch Production As the first entry of its Continuous Additive Manufac- turing Solution (CAMS) concept, Farsoon announced the development of the FS1000P large platform, high- temperature-capable CAMS system. The polymer 3D printer will have a 1,000 × 500 × 500-mm build volume and will be able to reach a build-chamber tem- perature as high as 220°C, enabling the production of high-performance parts with materials such as PA6, PA12 and TPU, the company says. Combined with the large build volume, the system features a continuous batch production capability and fully digital multi-laser and scanner systems. The com- pany designed these features to pursue high-throughput continuous production with little downtime between builds. The company designed the manufacturing center to be part of a modular system that will feature future modules to address automated powder handling, part breakout and postprocessing. The CAMS concept is fully compatible with both plas- tics and metals, and the company will release further information on its large-platform metal CAMS system. | Farsoon Technologies - Americas | 512-387-7224

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