Laser powder bed fusion is being used with increasing frequency in manufacturing operations. Some L-PBF materials, however, are still prone to stress and cracking.
EWI has created a new “laser stirring” technique that improves results in some of the most common L-PBF alloys including SS316L, Ti-6Al-4V, and Ni718. The results are discussed in Effect of Laser Stirring Scan Strategy on Laser Powder Bed Fusion As-built Microstructure by EWI associates Alber Sadek, Ajay Krishnan, and Ron Aman.
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To learn more about the laser stirring approach and how it can help you develop new materials and applications for L-PBF, contact Senior Technology Leader Alber Sadek at [email protected].
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