7/19/2019

Additive Manufacturing Conference Speaker: Formalloy

At the Additive Manufacturing Conference, taking place August 27-29 in Austin, Texas, Melanie Lang of Formalloy will discuss metal part quality, replication and monitoring technology, as the adoption of metal AM continues to expand.

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Melanie Lang, Formalloy

“I think the biggest thing is ensuring that we can get the quality and repeatability that you can get from traditional manufacturing, or better,” says Melanie Lang of Formalloy, a San Diego-based company offering solutions for Laser Metal Deposition (LMD). Once these goals are accomplished, she says, “The next step for LMD is really to help with additive’s transition to full-scale production.”

Consistent iteration of an additively manufactured metal part can be a hassle without the correct monitoring tools. As the adoption of metal additive manufacturing (AM) grows, part quality, replication and monitoring are becoming essential, especially when considering the current trend towards implementing additive production.

At the 2019 Additive Manufacturing Conference, Melanie Lang, co-founder and managing director of Formalloy, will speak on laser-based directed energy deposition (DED). Lang will also cover how to better understand and use metal AM technology and build-process monitoring equipment to achieve accurate and repeatable parts.

The session will take place on Wednesday, August 28, at 11:45 a.m.

Register for the Additive Manufacturing Conference here. Already registered? Follow @LearnAdditive on Twitter for the latest updates, and use #AMC19 to join the conversation.

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