BeAM Modulo 400 Provides DED in a Compact Footprint

Originally titled 'System Enables DED in a Compact Footprint'

Rapid 2019: BeAM's Modulo 400 encompasses directed energy deposition (DED) and associated secondary equipment.

BeAM’s Modulo 400 system for directed energy deposition (DED) is suitable for repairing components, adding features to existing parts and building complex geometries that require minimal postprocessing. The DED system fully integrates all required peripherals into its machine cabinet, including laser, chiller and fume extractor, enabling it to fit into a compact manufacturing facility.

The Modulo 400 has a maximum build volume of 650 × 400 × 400 mm with full, continuous five-axis motion. Options include a fiber laser ranging from 500 W to 2 kW, one or two deposition heads, a fully controlled atmosphere, a touch probe, and a powder distributor with as many as five 1.5-L hoppers.