STORIES POWERED BY METAL POWDER

Optimizing productivity and increasing strength - while minimizing weight and wear. Browse a collection of stories below to explore the power of Osprey® metal powder.

The world’s first 3D printed smash-proof guitar

When deciding on the ideal material for the world's first 3D printed, smash-proof guitar - and choosing from an offering of more than 400 alloys - why go for titanium? Read the full story about the additive masterpiece to learn more.

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The offshore impeller reinvented

What benefits can come from 3D printing one of the offshore industrys' most fundamental components in Osprey® 2507-AM? Combining the mechanical properties of super-duplex steel with the design freedom of additive manufacturing resulted in the impeller - reinvented.

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Design the unseen – optimize performance

They say you can't argue with facts. Well, how does an application with 80% lower weight and up to 200% increased productivity sound? Learn more about the new and improved CoroMill 390® milling cutter - 3D printed in titanium powder.

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Titanium by Sandvik in 3D printed e-bikes

How did titanium powder from Sandviken, Sweden end up in artisan bicycles? When GSD Global started to investigate the possibility of 3D printing their motor nodes they found that through 3D printing them in titanium, they could actually reduce their costs - with up to 75%.

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Drilling a curved hole is hard – printing it isn’t

The Seco Tools coolant clamp is 3D printed in Osprey® 18Ni300 maraging steel, and attaches to the cutting edge of industrial turning heads. Coolant flows through the clamp, cooling the cutting edge and controlling the waste chips produced - thereby optimizing productivity.

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Greater functionality – smarter assembly

Focusing on the complete supply chain is a key aspect when working with the Sandvik team. For LKAB Wassara this resulted in reduced assembly, more cost-efficient production and better reliability for their sliding cases - additively manufactured in Osprey® maraging steel.

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