LPW, a leading manufacturer of high quality metal powders and innovative solutions for AM production, is showcasing the ability of its materials to drive improved performance in the AM process at Rapid+TCT in Fort Worth, TX. At booth 804 it will demonstrate how its advanced metal powder manufacturing and processing capabilities support customers to optimize their AM applications.
LPW’s new, specifically designed US facility near Pittsburgh, PA has increased analytical and reconditioning capabilities to enable manufacturers to maximize their metal powder reuse.Reconditioning lines of sieves and blenders process metal powders and LPW’s analytical lab recertifies them to the original specifications. LPW’s US laboratory has state-of-the-art equipment for a comprehensive range of tests and analysis.
LPW has built a £20 million factory in the UK, employing digital technology and clean room levels of contamination control. From here it is producing the next generation of AM designed metal powders, manufactured specifically for AM in a strictly controlled environment.
John Hunter, General Manager of LPW Technology Inc., comments: “In 2016 North America accounted for more than 35% of the global market for AM metal powders, and with world-wide demand forecast to grow at 22.4% CAGR to 2025, we’re anticipating the increasing requirements of the industry for AM-specific powder.
“We’ll be welcoming visitors to booth 804 to discuss how LPW’s extensive PowderRange series of AM metal powders adds reliability to AM processes. We’ll also be demonstrating our PowderLife suite of AM products and solutions designed to support AM in production.”
PowderRange premium, off-the-shelf, metal powders are supplied to quality management standards AS 9120 and ISO 9001 in the US, and dispatched within 24 hours of receipt of order. Every PowderRange powder is shipped with a test certificate, adding assurance that the consistency and specification have been checked and confirmed in LPW’s certified laboratories.
PowderLife is now available to support AM industrialization: AM metal powders are tailored to individual customer specifications with hardware and software solutions to deliver material traceability and control through repeated builds.
For more information about LPW’s PowderRange and PowderLife, meet the LPW team at booth 804 Rapid+TCT, or visit www.lpwtechnology.com.
Established in 2007, LPW is the market leader in the manufacture, development and processing of high-quality metal powders for additive manufacturing, and provides a comprehensive range of solutions and services for the AM industry.
LPW’s PowderRange is a series of fully optimised, off-the-shelf powders for AM, supplied to quality management standards AS 9120, AS 9100, ISO 9001 and ISO 13485, and dispatched within 24 hours of receipt of order. Every PowderRange powder is shipped with a test certificate, adding assurance that the consistency and specification have been checked and confirmed in LPW’s laboratories.
PowderLife is LPW’s AM suite of powders, products and solutions designed to support AM in production. AM metal powders are tailored to individual customer specifications with hardware and software solutions to deliver material traceability and control through repeated builds.
LPW Technology will be relocating its headquarters to its purpose-built, metal AM powder manufacturing facility near Liverpool, UK, in 2018. In June 2014, the company established its US operation, LPW Technology Inc., situated near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, providing analytical services, product inventory and sales support to North and South America.
From these locations the organisation supplies high quality, certified powders to a global customer base including the aerospace, medical and automotive industries. LPW has sales operations in Germany, Italy and France, and a global network of resellers in China, India, Israel, Japan, Korea, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey and Vietnam.
LPW and PowderLife are the registered trademarks of LPW Technology Ltd.
LPW Technology is the proud recipient of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade 2016.
Source: LPW Technology