Arcam Receives Grant for 3D Printing

Published by , July 31, 2013 8:24 am

( Arcam is the recipient of a European Union research grant to develop a “Fast EBM” technology for 3D printing. EBM, or Electron Beam Melting, is patented technology used by Arcam for 3D printing of high grade metals used primarily in the aerospace, automotive, and medical/orthopedic implant industries.

The Fast EBM project is funded by the “European Union Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development.” This is the EU’s main instrument for funding research in Europe, it runs from 2007-2013 and is designed to respond to Europe’s employment needs, competitiveness, and quality of life. Click here to read details of the EU grant award for “High Productivity Electron Beam Melting Additive Manufacturing Development for the Part Production Systems Market.”

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