LPW Promotes the Control of Metal Powders at AMUG 2017


09 March 2017: Runcorn, UK: LPW Technology Inc., the market leader in the development, processing and supply of high quality metal powders and solutions for the Additive Manufacturing (AM) industry, will be promoting AM from the perspective of the powder at Salon D Booth 45 of the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Conference and Expo in Chicago, Illinois between 19th and 23rd March.

“Premium-quality metal powders that perform over the various machine platforms with consistency, traceability and minimal risk of contamination are essential for industrial AM production,” comments John D Hunter, General Manager of LPW Inc. “AMUG brings together the AM community from around the world, and offers us the opportunity to share our expertise in applications development, software, and alloy development, as well as the handling, storage and transport innovations we have created for production AM.

“AMUG is focused on accelerating the education and advancement of additive manufacturing,” continues John.  “With our decade of experience of overcoming technical challenges in this rapidly-accelerating industry, we’re looking forward to sharing insights into the best practices for managing metal powder. At 4:00 PM on Monday the 20th, LPW’s Applications Engineer, Nate Kistler, will be presenting ‘The control and optimisation of metal powder for AM production’ in the Lake Michigan Room.”

Visitors to AMUG 2017 will be able to meet members of LPW’s team at Salon D Booth 45, 19 – 23 March at the Chicago Hilton, Chicago, Illinois.

About LPW
Established in 2007, LPW Technology is the market leader in the development, processing and supply of metal powders for additive manufacturing, and provides a comprehensive range of services for the AM industry. These services include the development of new alloys and expert application support. The company has developed a full range of optimised powders specifically for Selective Laser Melting (SLM), Laser Metal Deposition (LMD) and Electron Beam Melting (EBM) with standard powders supplied from stock, and custom and development alloys available on request.

LPW Technology has developed PowderLife®, a unique AM powder lifecycle management system which strictly controls risk for manufacturers, adding confidence, reliability and traceability in metal powder production and repeated AM builds. LPW invests heavily in cutting edge analytical technology and offers a complete powder analysis service.

LPW Technology has its headquarters in Runcorn, Cheshire, UK. In June, 2014 the company formally established a US subsidiary LPW Technology Inc. situated in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, providing analytical services, product inventory and sales support to North and South America.

From these locations the company supplies high quality, certified powders to a global customer base including aerospace, biomedical and automotive industries. In 2015, it opened its German sales office and has a global network of resellers in China, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Russia, Singapore and Turkey.

The company operates to quality control standards: AS 9100 & AS 9120 for aerospace, ISO 9001, and ISO 13485 for medical. 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.

For information about AMUG 2017 visit http://www.additivemanufacturingusersgroup.com/

Source: LPW Technology Ltd.

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