HP Inc has announced a strategic collaboration with Sweden’s Sandvik AB to bring advanced materials, such as superalloys and 316L stainless steel, to HP’s Metal Jet Additive Manufacturing technology. The partnership will build on the existing and successful collaboration to develop 17-4PH stainless steel powder for use in the company’s Binder Jetting machines.
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Ramon Pastor, Global Head of 3D Metals at HP, stated, “This collaboration is a game-changer. Our collaboration with Sandvik broadens Metal Jet’s capabilities, empowering industries to revolutionise manufacturing processes and products.”
Sandvik and HP are reported to be working in tandem with Parmatech, an ATW Company, headquartered in Petaluma, California, and Endeavor 3D, Douglasville, Georgia. Alexandre Tartas, Global Head of Go-To-Market, HP Personalisation & 3D Printing, added, “These materials are strategically crafted to empower our valued customers, enabling them to explore groundbreaking applications, especially in the aerospace and industrial sectors.”
Andrew Coleman, Head of Additive Manufacturing at Sandvik, commented, “By combining the expertise of our companies, I believe the collaboration will lead to advancements in both materials and manufacturing technology that will ultimately benefit our customers.”
Sandvik and HP are exhibiting at Formnext 2023. Visit Sandvik in Hall 11, D24 and HP, Hall 12.1, D41.