SELECTIVE LASER MELTING TECHNOLOGY

SLM Solutions is a tech­no­log­i­cal leader and pi­o­neer in metal-based ad­di­tive man­u­fac­tur­ing. SLM® machines offer diverse options in the metal-based additive manufacturing of parts, such as a new design and geometric freedom, lightweight construction through the reduction of metal part weight, significant advantages in terms of production speed and the manufacturing of internal undercut parts in low quantities.

SLM 3D Printers

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SLM 125

Precise, economical and suitable for research and development as well as small lot production environments, the open software architecture and system parameters allow you to make modifications according to your specific manufacturing needs.

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SLM 280 2.0

High-performance machine, ideal for medium to high volume metal part production and prototypes.

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SLM 500

As the first quad-laser system on the market, the SLM®500 serves as the flagship additive manufacturing system for high volume metal additive manufacturing to ensure operator safety and lower overall operational costs. 

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SLM 800

Efficiently builds large components at up to 171cm3/h. This efficient build rate and large build envelope, combined with integrated powder handling and the design freedom afforded by selective laser melting, open new possibilities for large-scale production.

3D PRINTING VERSUS CONVENTIONAL MANUFACTURING

In scenarios involving the production of smaller series of complex metal parts, additive manufacturing is often

Faster

Build time reduced by up to 90%

More efficient

Weight reduction of up to 60%, reduction in number of components of up to 95%

More cost-effective

Reduction of part costs of up to 70%

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More flexible

Complexity comes for free

In higher quality

Superior materials properties such as desity, stability, temperature and corrosion resistance, surface structure and biocompability

SLM METAL POWDER

We provide precisely engineered parameters matching every offered material for SLM® machines, which enables additive manufacturing of high-quality components designated for technical applications. The properties of metal powder utilized by SLM® machines - including its purity, fluidity, and bulk density - significantly affect the achievable results. We offer a wide range of high-quality metal powder for different manufacturing applications, including: Al – alloys, Ni-alloys, Ti-alloys, Co-alloys, Tool & stainless steel, Cu-alloys.

SLM Solutions technology covers the most relevant metals.

Metal powder range

Industries

3D PRINTING SAMPLES

SLM SOLUTIONS METAL 3D PRINTING BRAKES THE MOST POWERFUL CAR IN BUGATTI HISTORY

This titanium brake caliper weighs only 2,9kg,40% lighter than its machined aluminum counterpart. In total, it is made of 2,213 layers in 45 hours printing - capable of withstanding up to 125 kg per square millimeter before breaking. This brake caliper is 3D printed on SLM 500 with 4 fiber lasers.