Sandvik Offers Additive Manufacturing Services, Materials
Rapid 2018: The company provides additive manufacturing and postprocessing services, in addition to AM materials under the Sandvik Osprey brand.
Sandvik offers additive manufacturing (AM) advisory and manufacturing services as well as materials. Sandvik is involved in research and development in different AM technologies, including the development and manufacture of components for industrial use. Postprocessing services such as metalcutting, sintering, heat treatment and hot isostatic pressing are also available. In addition, the company supplies gas-atomized powders under the Sandvik Osprey brand in a range of alloys. Customized small batches are available.
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