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Arcam Uses Electron Beam Melting (EBM) for 3D Printing Metal Implants

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Arcam Uses Electron Beam Melting (EBM) for 3D Printing Metal Implants


According to Arcam,” is a Swedish company founded in 1997.  Arcam provides cost-effective 3D printing solutions for metal parts.  The Arcam EBM (Electronic Beam Melting) builds metal parts from metal powder by melting the metal powder with a powerful electron beam.  The electron beam is precisely controlled using electromagnetic coils”.

Arcam uses EBM technology to manufacture patient-specific orthopedic implants.  Computer Tomography (CT) is used to build a CAD model of a patient-specific implant and EBM technology is used to 3D print the part from the CAD model.

http://www.arcam.com/technology/electron-beam-melting/


Wikipedia Article on Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing

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