Frank Roberts sat down with Adam Penna in the 6K Additive booth at Formnext 2022 in Frankfurt, Germany for an episode of the AM Voices podcast to discuss the latest news with 6K and their success with material processing for additive manufacturing using their patented Uni-Melt plasma production process.
6K Additive are experts in additive manufacturing powders and leaders in metals reclamation! Over the last 2 decades, 6K has honed their milling process with a proprietary cleaning process that ensures contamination-free material to be used in both the Uni-Melt spheroidization process for AM powder production as well as the Ty-gem titanium compact production.
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• 6K Additive quality
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• 6K Additive Announced Plans to Double their Powder Manufacturing Capacity
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Frank Roberts is the President of 6K Additive where he has built the 6K Additive, Global Manufacturing Center, a new 45 acre, 80,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art production facility for premium additive manufacturing powders and titanium pucks. This facility is ISO9001 certified and is currently in the process of AS9011 certification. Frank has over 20 years of experience in the specialty metals industry. Prior to joining 6K Additive, Frank was the CEO of AL Solutions, where he led a team in a greenfield development building a new facility producing alloy additions for the aluminum industry. He has extensive experience in all facets of manufacturing including, facility design, greenfield development, process design, project management, finance, and operations management. Frank holds a Metallurgical Engineering degree from Penn State University.
6K Additive has over 20 years of expertise in metals reclamation and have become the go-to organization for automotive and aerospace aluminum suppliers for Ty-gem™ titanium compacts used in the aluminum melt process. What’s more, we have quickly established ourselves as the experts in AM metal powders production with a new state-of-the-art 40,000 sq ft automated production facility managed by a team of industry veterans that bring best-in-class experience to AM material production.