Aerosol Jet Printing (AJP) and Laser Engineered Net Shaping (LENS) company Optomec has announced an advancement in the capability of its LENS Directed Energy Deposition (DED) 3D printers. The development means that Optomec’s range of metal 3D printers can now be used to deposit any aluminum alloy, including those recently developed with improved properties for additive manufacturing. This presents opportunities to expand on the applications of the technology in the transportation and aerospace industrie

Source : Optomec advances aluminum Directed Energy Deposition (DED) additive manufacturing – 3D Printing Industry