Optomec Inc.

3911 Singer NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109 US


As Seen In Additive Manufacturing

Part made from a LENS Material Starter Recipe

Optomec Announces 3D Printing “Recipes” for LENS and Aerosol Jet Customers
The recipes are intended to help users select and process materials best-suited to their application requirements.

Optomec Partners with TNSC to Expand Sales to Asia
The alliance enables TNSC to resell Optomec’s LENS 3D printers and Optomec to expand product sales.

Metal deposition 3D printing

Metal AM: Is Welding the Way In?
Optomec’s machine tool for metal 3D printing is also an accessible system for automated welding. The embrace of one use of this machine might lead to increasing exploration of the other.

Tongtai AMH-350 (Additive Manufacturing-Hybrid)

Optomec Partners with Tongtai to Deliver Hybrid Additive Manufacturing Machines
Under the agreement, Tongtai will integrate Optomec technology into a line of five-axis machining centers.

Optomec LENS machine tool

University of Nebraska to Add Optomec Controlled Atmosphere Hybrid System
The Optomec LENS hybrid 3D printer will be used to conduct metal AM research.

 Diagram of inert atmosphere system

Inert versus Open Atmosphere for Laser Metal Deposition
Optomec's Jim Cann explains why and when to choose one over the other.

Optomec LENS engine

Optomec Adds Metal AM to Fryer Machine Systems’ VMCs
The agreement will bring Optomec LENS technology into Fryer machining centers.

Optomec LENS 3D Metal Hybrid VMC

Optomec Launches LENS Machine Tool Series
The hybrid machine tools integrate Optomec metal additive manufacturing technology with CNC vertical mills.

Optomec Development Enables Micron-Scale Smart Structures via 3D Printing
A combination of local deposition and curing enables the building of free-form 3D structures at small scale.

additive manufacturing equipment

IMTS 2016 Product Preview
Preview some of the AM technologies to be exhibited at the International Manufacturing Technology Show.


Modular 3D Printing Engine Integrates with Metalworking Equipment
Optomec will feature production-grade additive manufacturing systems, including its hybrid CNC machine that combines the company’s laser-engineered net shaping (LENS) technology for 3D-printed metals with subtractive milling technology in a single machine tool.

hybrid with LENS

AM Conference Speaker: Optomec
The choice between open-atmosphere and inert processing involves a careful comparison of the metallurgical results of various metal alloys built in both environments. Learn more during the Additive Manufacturing Conference.

Optomec Enters Sales Partnership with Autodesk’s Delcam
The partnership builds on an existing software development collaboration.

Optomec Receives Strategic Investments from GE Ventures, Autodesk
The investments will expand on historic collaborations and aid in the development of new 3D printing solutions.

CNC equipped with Optomec LENS Print Engine

Optomec Introduces Process Monitoring for Hybrid CNC Machines
Melt-pool monitoring is now available on the LENS Print Engine laser deposition head.

Optomec, Viwa Partnership Expands Metal AM in Mexico and Central America
Optomec’s 3D metal printers and print engine will be available through Viwa.

3D Metal Printer Builds Using High-Power Laser
The LENS 450 metal 3D printer from Optomec uses a high-power laser to build up structures one layer at a time directly from powdered metals.

Product Categories of Optomec Inc.

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