Manufacturing and machining > 3D Printing
3D Metal Printing creates a three-dimensional metal structure by building metal layers upon metal layers, much like conventional 3D printing with plastics.
3D printing with metals has open the door to rapidly-produced, customised parts that can be incredibly durable. For applications such as
List of Available Tools
Tool Make and Model
Realizer SLM 50 (UoW)
Metal SLM 3D printer
3D Systems ProX200 (UoA)
Selective laser meting metal 3D printer.
3D printing facilitates rapid prototyping and manufacturing, allowing for the fast availability of functional prototypes for product development, as well as on demand manufacturing for research and industry requirements.
Material properties and resolution: high density parts (>99%); ~150 µm detail resolution.
Build materials: Stainless Steel, Tool Steel, Titanium Alloy, Cobalt Chromium Alloy, Aluminium Alloy, Inconel.
Build volume: 140 x 140 x 100 mm.