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Prototyping

Our passion is to be your best long term manufacturing partner, and our goal is to enable successful product development all the way through production. Our EU and US-based operations specialize in metal Additive Manufacturing with world class capabilities in Laser Powder Bed Fusion. In the EU we also have specialists in SLS and CLIP prototyping and extend the offering even further with several conventional casting, milling and molding processes such as injection molding. Our industrial component production facilities are ISO 9001 and AS/EN9100 certified.

Prototyping Service Tiers

Online Rapid Prototyping:

Tier one is our online instant quoting and tracking tool which is set up to handle a wide variety of standard AM metal and polymer part needs.  Simply upload your CAD file and select from available options to prepare for printing.  This service offers delivery in the EU and US.

Instant Quoting: am2b.oerlikon.com

Full-Service Prototyping:

Tier two rapid prototyping service includes more manufacturing and post-processing options and a direct interface with one of our expert Applications Engineers.  Contact us directly by form, email or phone to get started.  This service offers global delivery and support.

Full-Service Prototyping Form:  Request a Quote

EU direct contact: +49 392 035 1060 // am.sales.eu@oerlikon.com

US direct contact:   +1 980-260-2820 // am.sales.us@oerlikon.com

  • Online Rapid Prototyping Summary

    Standard materials, tolerances & post-processing with online instant quoting.

    Instant Quoting: am2b.oerlikon.com

    • Online Standard Metals
      • Tolerances: (DIN EN ISO 2768-m 0.1-0.5 mm)
      • Post-Processing Options: Support removal, surface blasting, stress relief, hardening
      • Al-based: AlSi10Mg
      • Ni-based: Alloy 718 (2.4668), Alloy 625 (2.4856)
      • Co-based: CoCrMo (F75)
      • Fe-based: 18 Ni Maraging Steel (1.2709), 316L (1.4404), 17-4PH (1.4542)
      • Ti-based: Ti-6Al-4V
    • Online Standard Polymers
      • Tolerances: (DIN EN ISO 16742 TG7)
      • Post-Processing Options (SLS): Surface finish, infiltration, coloring [black]
      • SLS: PA12, PA12-GB, PA12-CF, PA12-Al (AlumideTM), Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU)
  • Full-Service Prototyping Summary

    Complete prototype material, AM and conventional process offering, one-on-one Applications Engineering support to flow down requirements for critical features, tolerances, and advanced post-processing options.

    Full-Service Prototyping Form:  Request a Quote

    EU direct contact: +49 392 035 1060 // am.sales.eu@oerlikon.com

    US direct contact:   +1 980-260-2820 // am.sales.us@oerlikon.com

    AM Metals
    • Tolerances: Customized
    • Post-Processing Options:  All from Online Rapid Prototyping + CNC machining, Individual surface finishing, thermal and corrosion protection, HIP (Hot Isostatic Pressing) and Heat Treatments
    • Al-based: AlSi9Cu3, AlSi7Mg, AlSi10Mg, AlSi12CuNiMg, AlMgSc (Scalmalloy)
    • Ni-based: Alloy 718 (2.4668), Alloy 625 (2.4856), Alloy X (2.4665), Haynes 282
    • Co-based: CoCrMo (F75)
    • Fe-based: 18 Ni Maraging Steel (1.2709), 316L (1.4404), 17-4PH (1.4542), 1.4859, 1.4308 (CF8)
    • Ti-based: Ti-6Al-4V
    • Cu-based: CuNi2SiCr
    AM Polymers
    • Tolerances: Customized
    • Post-Processing Options: Additional colors for dyeing, assembly, manual finish, glueing, milling/ drilling, tumbling, spray painting, additional by customer request.
    • SLS Polyamides: PA12, PA12-GB, PA12-CF, PA12-Al (AlumideTM)
    • SLS Thermoplastic: Polyurethane (TPU)
    • CLIP: EPU40, RPU70, CE221, EPX82, SIL30
    Conventional Manufacturing
    • Sand/Precision Casting
    • Die Casting (Al, Mg, Zn)
    • HSC/CNC Milling
    • Injection Molding
    • Elastic Components
  • Industrial Additive Manufacturing

    When your specific needs go beyond prototyping we stand ready to support.

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    Contact us directly to review projects with additional requirements such as:

    • Industry and regional requirements
      • Production components
      • All aerospace components
      • ITAR
    • Unique requirements specific to product development stage.
      • Demonstration - printability check, basic fit, form and function check
      • Development - design iteration builds, material test samples, component test samples, qualification samples
      • Production - final design requirements fully defined and flowed down
      • Material Property Evaluation - coupons and new material printability
  • Medical Contract Manufacturing

    Are you looking for assistance with a medical component?  We have a dedicated team of experts at our ISO 13485 facility in Shelton, CT ready to answer your questions.

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