Bodycote is exhibiting at RAPID + TCT to share its expertise in thermal processing services including hot isostatic pressing (HIP), EDM, heat treatment, and other processes for additive manufacturing.
Bodycote can be found at Booth E8749 at the Cobo Center in McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, September 13-15. RAPID + TCT is the premier additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing event in the United States.
Bodycote, a leading provider of heat treatment and specialist thermal processing services, specializes in the treatment of parts and components used in a wide range of industries. Bodycote’s facilities provide a complete service solution for metal parts built by the additive manufacturing process, including stress relief to minimize distortion and residual stress, EDM to prepare the component for hot isostatic pressing, heat treatment or HIP to remove microporosity, and associated quality assurance testing.
“Our thermal processing services play a significant role in additive manufacturing post-processing to optimize the mechanical properties of the components. Almost all metal parts built by additive manufacturing require secondary treatments to make them suitable for their intended use. Our complete service model will ensure the most cost-effective and time-saving option for 3D printed metal parts,” said Jamie Kuriger, regional sales manager (USA), Bodycote.
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