3D printing with steel offers tremendous opportunity, but how do you do it? There are so many choices to make and points to consider when taking your first steps in this amazing world. Even if you already have some experience, you may encounter hurdles that are difficult to take. Sirris, CRM and BIL have been working together in the INSIDE Metal AM project, and we want to share with you what we have learned about steel 3D printing.

Additve Talks is another approach to delivering 3D printing and AM resources. This day brings together additive manufacturing players and experts from vertical industries so that they can exchange on various topics. Sirris too will make a contribution on costs and considerations for investing in an AM system.

The EPO treats plants and plant varieties obtained by essentially biological processes (crossing, hybridisation, selective breeding) as non-patentable in principle.

Sirris can 3D print TPU by SLS, creating different hardness zones, either by concentrating on their internal structure or on sintering parameters.

Associating metal sheets or thermoplastic composites with complex 3D printed elements can prove to be of particular interest in certain industrial applications. Sirris has made significant progress in the field thanks to a 6-axis robot with an adapted extrusion head.

The coronavirus pandemic and the possible shortage of medical devices pose a major challenge to the usual production and distribution channels of medical devices. The Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products (FAMHP) provides adapted guidelines for manufacturers who wish to help in providing more options for care institutions.

Even in these corona times, our employees are at your service, both from home and at our various sites. This means that our labs are operating and we continue to test for you!

To produce parts in additive manufacturing (AM) out of metal powders is not a push-and-play technology. Due to the specific thermal history of parts, there are numerous causes of part distortions, even a production crash in the worst cases. Software solutions come in handy here...

As explained in a previous blogpost, there are many ways to use additive manufacturing. Materials can be used in very different configurations (powder, liquid, sheets, wire, ink,…) and one of the main concerns in AM is removing the materials after the job is completed.

With Selective Laser Sintering, it is possible to use flexible materials like TPUs. By modifying the manufacturing parameters, Sirris can modify their hardness to produce parts with different characteristics or to vary the properties within the same part.