Multistation, a longtime supplier of producing providers and programs, is about to behave as a distributor for 2 of 3D Lab’s machines in France, particularly the ATO Lab Plus and ATO Noble. The important thing promoting factors of those machines embody their compact measurement suitability for laboratories, the aptitude to supply small batches, and an inexpensive worth level.
3D Lab is a number one innovator within the manufacturing of extremely spherical metallic powders, using their pioneering ATO atomizers in a ground-breaking course of relevant for universities, analysis departments, service bureaus, and now additionally industrial customers.
ATO expertise operates by using ultrasonic vibrations to disintegrate molten steel into tiny droplets. These droplets promptly solidify below an inert gas-protective ambiance to kind steel powder. The resultant particle measurement of the steel powder relies on the frequency of the ultrasonic vibrations, with greater frequencies producing smaller particles and decrease frequencies yielding bigger ones. Notably, the system accommodates numerous types of enter materials reminiscent of wires, rods, pellets, granulates, and scraps.
3D Lab has a powerful gross sales observe report, with greater than 60 machines bought globally for each educational and industrial functions. Noteworthy shoppers embody TECHNION, College of Brno, College of Maribor, ETH, CEA, Mitsubishi, and Panasonic. The partnership with Multistation is about to extend these gross sales figures, with Multistation endeavor the distribution of 3D Lab’s machines in France.
Since its inception in 2007, 3D Lab has gathered over 15 years of experience in additive manufacturing applied sciences, with a specific give attention to new materials creation. Their collaborative ventures with famend 3D printer producers reminiscent of 3D Programs, Coherent, and 2OneLab, coupled with their funding in R&D, have resulted within the growth and patenting of the ultrasonic atomization course of.
Based in 1987, Multistation gives a complete portfolio of machine instruments, machines for composites industrialization, and a full vary of steel, non-metal, and composites additive manufacturing machines. It caters to a number of industries, together with automotive, aerospace, railway, power, medical, subcontractor, schooling, and R&D. Their shopper roster contains main companies reminiscent of Renault, Peugeot, Safran, Airbus, SNCF, and Cartier, spanning France, North Africa, and numerous different international locations worldwide. Along with new machines, Multistation Second Life additionally gives secondhand machines.