Medical Imaging Component Manufacturer 3D Prints Pure Tungsten Parts

3Dprint.com reported that Medical Imaging component manufacturer Smit Röntgen is capable of 3D printing components made from pure tungsten. The company accomplishes this “via the additive manufacturing technique Powder Bed Laser Melting.”

As quoted in the publication:

This additive process is characterized by constructing a three-dimensional product from a digital design, by selectively solidifying thin layers of pure Tungsten, the metal with the highest melting point of 3422 degrees C.

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