11/10/2015

Materialise to Customize Software for Additive Industries Machine

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Additive Industries’ MetalFAB1, release pending, will be equipped with a customized version of a Materialise processor.

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Materialise NV, a provider of additive manufacturing software and 3D printing solutions in the medical and industrial markets, has entered into a development partnership with Additive Industries, a Dutch company specializing in metal AM equipment for industrial applications, to bridge the gap between 3D software and 3D printers. Materialise will develop a customized version of its Build Processor software to support Additive Industries’ MetalFAB1, a modular 3D printing system for high-end industrial metal parts.

The Additive Industries Build Processor is intended to simplify the 3D printing process for MetalFAB1 machine owners and operators. The software will facilitate the communication of data to the machine and will provide users with a clear overview of print jobs. A slicing algorithm will help users to handle large design files.

Both companies look forward to the release of the MetalFAB1 system and the associated Materialise software. 

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