Additive Manufacturing

Hoeganaes Corporation, a world leader in the development of metal powders, has been the driving force behind the growth in the Powder Metallurgy industry for over 65 years. Hoeganaes has fueled that
growth with successive waves of technology, now expanding the use of metal powders to include
Additive Manufact​uring applications.​​

AncorTi™​


AncorTi™​ is a gas-atomized spherical powder for applications in additive manufacturing, metal injection molding, and hot isostatic pressing.  Titanium alloys exhibit a high strength to weight ratio with excellent corrosion resistance and are biocompatible. This range of properties makes the alloy a perfect candidate to manufacture parts for aerospace, medical, chemical and marine applications. Ti6Al4V is the most commonly used titanium alloy and is available is a range of particle sizes and purities including those that meet ASTM specifications.​

GKN and EOS collaborate to transform Metal AM into digital manufacturing​

Qualification of new materials and parts and strengthening market position are key goals.


GKN Powder Metallurgy, the world leader in powder metallurgy, has joined forces with EOS, the global technology and quality leader in high-end additive manufacturing (AM), to lead the way in business-to-business industrial 3D printing. The two technology leaders agreed on a collaboration, primarily aimed at the automotive market, that integrates both companies’ excellent positions in their markets.
 
GKN Powder Metallurgy brings expertise in the transfer of innovative technology from laboratory level to series production, particularly in the automotive sector, capabilities in advanced material and design as well as experience in developing and producing advanced metal powder materials.
 
As a pioneer and innovator for holistic solutions in AM, EOS offers all essential elements for industrial 3D printing. Systems, materials and process parameters are intelligently harmonized to ensure a reliable high part quality.
 
By GKN and EOS combining their know-how and experience and thanks to the global footprint of both partners, companies can fully exploit the revolutionary possibilities and potential offered by Metal AM. This is fully embedded in GKN’s digital factory approach and the next big step towards the future of series Metal AM production for automotive applications.

Tap potential in production, research new materials

“Metal AM has huge potential to shape the future of industrial manufacturing and its products, and elevating this to a new level. EOS and GKN will take on this challenge together. We want to ensure that more and more companies recognize and use the potential of this innovative technology. At the same time, we want to considerably expand the areas of application with new materials by testing and ultimately using them in series production,” says Dr. Peter Oberparleiter, CEO GKN Powder Metallurgy. 

Dr. Hans J. Langer, founder and CEO of EOS, states: “The collaboration between GKN and EOS is another important step towards integrating industrial 3D printing into existing and future production lines and to leverage the benefits of AM technology for series production. With GKN we have the right partner who offers a high degree of experience with its global presence and its high-performance production for the automotive industry.”​ 

​Hoeganaes Corporation: A global leader in metal powder production targets Additive Manufacturing

The growth in metal Additive Manufacturing has attracted a wide range of companies to enter the market to supply metal powders, however few have the track record of Hoeganaes Corporation in the production of powders for industrial parts production. In the following article the company reports on the development of gas atomised titanium powders for metal AM, along with the its ambitions to introduce more cost effective water atomised powders that have the potential to help the industry move towards higher volume production.

Download the latest issue of Metal AM Magazine to read the full article on pages 71-74.

Metal AM Magazine

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​Hoeganaes Corporation Introduces Metal Powders for Additive Manufacturing


Hoeganaes Corporation, based in Cinnaminson, New Jersey, USA, has launched AncorAM™, a new product line of metal powders engineered for Additive Manufacturing. The first offering in this series includes AncorTi™ titanium powder. Available in Ti6Al4V alloy and commercially pure grades, AncorTi is a spherical powder for applications in Additive Manufacturing, Metal Injection Moulding and Hot Isostatic Pressing.

See the entire article here: Metal AM Magazine​ ​

 

Hoeganaes Sponsors AM3D Conference on Additive Manufacturing

Hoeganaes Corporation is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of ASME’s AM3D Conference on Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing. The conference takes place August 2-5, 2015 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA. The AM3D Conference and Expo, co-located with the ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE 2015) is the only cross-industry event designed specifically for the engineering community.

Hoeganaes, the world leader in the development and production of atomized metal powders, will present its AncorAM™ metal powders designed specifically for Additive Manufacturing. In particular, they will discuss AncorTi™, a spherical Ti6Al4V titanium alloy powder engineered for AM applications. 

Product Data Sheet

  • For more information on our AncorAM™ products for Additive Manufacturing, contact Paul Taylor at Paul.Taylor@Hoeganaes.com