Sandvik Joins GE Additive’s Binder Jet Beta Partner Program
Sandvik will work closely with GE Additive to become a certified powder supplier for a range of Osprey alloys that complement GE Additive’s materials portfolio.
Edited by AM Staff
Sandvik Additive Manufacturing has become a strategic partner in GE Additive’s Binder Jet beta partner program. Sandvik has one of the widest alloy programs for additive manufacturing on the market, marketed under the Osprey brand.
Sandvik will work closely with GE Additive to become a certified powder supplier for a range of Osprey alloys that complement GE Additive and AP&C’s own materials portfolio. Sandvik will also use GE Additive’s H2 Binder Jet beta machine to support its internal and external customers.
GE Additive’s Binder Jet beta partner program is designed to leverage the company’s strength in industrializing additive technology with strong technical and innovative partners to rapidly grow its Binder Jet technology. The first phase involves developing the beta H2 system into pilot lines, and eventually into a commercially available factory solution in 2021.
“Our approach to Binder Jet is making additive mass production a reality in every industry. And, while it would be relatively easier to launch individual machines, we continue to hear from customers, especially in the automotive industry, that they need a complete solution that can scale,” says Jacob Brunsberg, binder jet product line leader, GE Additive. “Attracting partners like Sandvik - with know-how in industrializing innovation, deep materials knowledge and a shared vision for the potential for additive technology – remains a cornerstone of our Binder Jet commercialization strategy.”
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