Sandvik partners with Desktop Metal to be preferred supplier to its 3D printing systems
Sandvik Osprey is a world-leading producer of gas atomized metal powders for advanced applications in net shape manufacturing. Fine gas atomized powders are ideally suited to Desktop Metal’s technology which delivers a highly-loaded powder/binder mixture to the print head to achieve high density parts with low sintering shrinkage.
Richard J. Park, Managing Director for Sandvik Osprey, said: “We believe we have unrivalled experience and excellence in manufacturing diverse, fine powder products for the metal injection moulding and additive manufacturing markets. Today we have a production capacity of more than 10M lbs. and a product database exceeding 3000 alloys."
Ric Fulop, CEO and co-founder of Desktop Metal, said: “By partnering with world-class producers like Sandvik Osprey, we are able to broaden our catalogue of materials to include the widest array of alloys, including advanced stainless steels, special alloys, titanium and other high-performance materials.