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Additive Manufacturing Equipment

Powder Bed Fusion Processes to obtain metallic and polymeric parts:

Metal processing:

  • By electron beam. PBF-EB/M (EBM):
    • ARCAM A2 System machine
    • ARCAM A2X System machine
  • By laser: PBF-LB/M (SLM).
    • 4Kw experimental machine
    • PRIMA Print Genius 250 machine
    • PRIMA Print Genius 150 machine

Polymer processing:

  • By laser. PBF-LB/P. (SLS).
    • sinterstation 2500 machine
    • 2 Sinterit LISA X machines
  • by infrared light. MultiJet Fusion. PBF-IrL/P (MJF)
    • HP 5200 machine

Photopolymerization processes in tanks or vats to obtain polymeric parts:

  • By curing by exposure to ultraviolet laser rays. stereolithography. PPV-UVL/P (SLA).
    • Viper SI2 System Machine
  • By curing by exposure to ultraviolet light that selectively shines through a mask. Direct Light Processing. VPP-UVM/P (DLP).
    • Perfactory Mini Multi Lens Machine.
  • By curing by exposure to light emitting diode lights. Liquid Crystal Display. VPP-LED/P (LCD).
    • 2 Photocentric Liquid Crystal Magma machines
    • 3 Anycubic machines

Material extrusion processes for polymeric parts, reinforced polymers and other materials:

  • Material bonded by thermal reaction. Fused Deposition Modelling. MEX-TRB/P (FDM) and MEX-TRB/Cp. (CFF)
    • Prusa i3 machine.
    • Markforge Two machine (reinforced polymer)
  • Material joined by chemical reaction. 3DCP. MEX-CRB/CONCRETE.
    • Bemore3D SMART 2500 (mortar/concrete)

Material extrusion processes for polymeric parts, reinforced polymers and other materials:

  • Hybrid system using laser and CNC. Hydrid DED-LB/M+CNC: Laser Metal Deposition + CNC.
    • Meltio Engine CNC Integration System


Polymeric materials: Somos®NeXt, Somos®WaterShed XC 11122, rigid resins, flexible resins, durable resins, Polyamide 12, Polyamide 12 GF, loaded, ST100 and ST 200 (stainless steel + polymer), polypropylene, TPU, Onyx (ABS), composite material , Press-E-Cast, RCP 30, ABS, PLA, polyurethanes, reinforced thermosetting resins.

metallic materials: Ti6Al4V grade 5, Ti6Al4V grade 23, Pure copper (99.95%), AlSi10Mg, AISI316L, Carbon steels, Tool steels, Stainless steel, Maraging steel M300 (high hardness), 17-4PH, IN625, IN718, HX (Hastelloy X ), CuSn10 , CoCrMo, Nickel-based alloy (high tendency to crack), Steel 17-4 Ph, Ti48Al2Cr2Nb, Ti6Al4V reinforced with nanoparticles, Ti6Al7Nb, AISI-316LVM, CERMET (316L + 6% CR3C2), CrCo alloy (high hardness) , Fe22Cr5AlYZr, CuCrZr, other copper alloys.

Auxiliary Equipment

  • High vacuum oven.
  • Powder drying oven in controlled atmosphere.
  • Powder Recovery Systems (PRS).
  • V-mixer (industrial scale).
  • Parts machining and finishing workshop.
  • Shot blasting machines
  • Vibrators.
  • Powder packaging machine with vacuum and protection gas.
  • Surface conductivity meter (PCE-COM 20).
  • Hall flowmeter.
  • Thermal imaging camera system
  • Pyrometers
  • Parts digitizing system:
    • HandyScan Black 3D laser scanner.
    • Medit T510 structured light scanner.
  • Mortar laboratory equipment:
    • Automatic planetary mixer.
    • Shaking table.
    • Vicat appliance.
  • Vacuum casting equipment (polymers).
  • Painting booth.

Additive Manufacturing Software

  • Solidworks.
  • Ansys Mechanical and CFD.
  • AltairHyperWorks.
  • Magics (Magics RP, SG +, Structures module).
  • Autocad.
  • Geomagic Control X (part inspection).
  • Keyshot (product presentation).

Characterization Laboratories


    • Ultraviolet-visible spectrophotometer.
    • Induced Coupling Plasma Emission Spectrophotometer (ICP-OES).
    • X-ray fluorescence emission spectrophotometer.
    • Ion Chromatography.
    • Gas-mass chromatography.
    • Potentiometric analyzer with selective electrodes.
    • Rheometer, Phmeter.
    • Specific equipment for analysis of alloys: spark emission spectrophotometer, elemental analyzers of C, O, N, H, S,.
    • Specific REACH and ROHS equipment, and migration tests: wear drum, stoves.
    • General chemical analysis equipment (analytical balances, stoves, muffle furnaces, multiparametric ph and conductivity analyzer, density meters, etc.)


    • Thickness gauge for organic and metallic coatings on metallic substrates by magnetic methods.
    • X-ray fluorescence thickness gauge.
    • Thickness gauge by anodic dissolution and STEP.
    • Equipment for thickness measurement by metallographic cutting.
    • Hydraulic Erichsen stuffer.
    • Multifunction spectrophotometer.
    • Accelerated Corrosion Chambers (NSS, NASS, CASS).
    • Aging chambers (Xenon and QUV).
    • Chambers for climatic tests (40ºC to 80ºC and 10% RH to 98% RH).


    • Universal Testing Machines (10, 100 and 600 kN).
    • Traction and compression load cells.
    • Multiaxial test bench (3 x 4 m).
    • Charpy pendulum.
    • Durometers (Rockwell, Vickers, Brinell and Shore Scale).
    • Torque wrenches.
    • Dynamometers.
    • Penetrating Liquid Inspection Bench.
    • Bench and portable equipment for inspection by Magnetic Particles.
    • Portable Thermography Equipment.
    • Automatic Image Analysis Equipment.
    • Portable equipment for preparing metallographic replicas.
    • General equipment for metallographic preparations (fillers, polishers, precision cutters, stereoscopic magnifying glass, photomicroscope, metallographic microscope).
    • Calibration kit for torque screwdrivers and torque wrenches.
    • DSC- Differential calorimeter.
    • Dilatometer
    • Tribometer.
    • Equipment for scratching and microindentation (Scratch).


    • Large three-coordinate measuring machine, equipped with a measurement program for dimensional and geometric magnitudes, and for the verification of parts from theoretical values ​​contained in CAD support.
    • Profile projector equipped with geometric functions microprocessor.


    • Scanning electron microscope, equipped with an X-ray fluorescence microprobe.
    • Atomic Force Microscope.