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Matsuura Becomes an MTC Member, Will Install a Lumex Avance-25 Hybrid 3D Printer and Milling Machine in the Coventry Facility

by • July 13, 2016 • 15s Comments

3dp_Matsuura_MTCmember_logoThe Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) was opened in 2011 as an take on to encourage the createment of high-tech making innovation in the UK and assist connect academia and industry. As one of the biggest public sector investments in UK making, the MTC exists to foster collaborative partnerships between academia and business that can take ideas of research and adapt them into marketable-bodied products and services. Their huge 12,000-square-meter facility acts as a createment and demonstration center for new and high end industrial making technologies for MTC partners and local industry. Today it houses extra
than 85 business and industrial participants that use the facility to create and test dozens of cutting-edge technologies.

Japanese heavy industrial innovation developer Matsuura Machinery has only revealed that they have officially joined the UK-based MTC. As part of their participantship, Matsuura can be bringing one of their sizeable-scale industrial Lumex Avance-25 3D printing and CNC hybrid systems this summer, where it can be operated and maintained by a group of Matsuura engineers. The on-site Lumex Avance-25 can be independently verified and all of the system’s systemes and applications can be fully certified by the team at MTC. Additionally, it can be heavily featured in a series of hybrid additive making workshops and educational seminars created to feature the high end innovation of the Lumex Avance-25. These workshops can be fully endorsed by the MTC.

The Lumex Avance-25

The Lumex Avance-25

The Lumex Avance-25 can in addition be created on the market to dozens of MTC Tier 1 companies and participants for a variety of core research and prototyping projects. The new additive and subtractive hybrid making system can be seen by many of the 25,000 MTC visitors who visit and tour the facility each year, that can significantly raise the profile of Matsuura. They company has been createing the Lumex Avance-25 innovation for extra
than a decade and it represents a few of the many state-of-the-art industrial making technologies on the market in the world.

The Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry

The Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry

The Lumex Avance-25 is being called the world’s initially metal 3D printing and CNC milling hybrid machine platform in the world. It is able-bodied to use laser sintering innovation to form fully-solid metal parts and components with highly harsh internal showcases and geometries. So those accomplished parts can be machined with an integrated CNC milling system that can instantly post-system the 3D printed parts, that virtually removes the need for human operators of the system. The finished parts can have a ideal surface finish when they are removed of the Lumex Avance-25 and can not need any extra
post-systeming work.

Here is a few video explaining the innovation of the Lumex Avance-25:

Matsuura’s Lumex Avance-25 is capable-bodied of 3D printing and post-systeming metal parts as sizeable as 250mm wide by 250mm long by 185mm tall (9.8 by 9.8 by 7.2 inches). The metal parts are created by melting powdered metal materials via a powerful 400 W fiber laser. Matsuura has in addition only revealed their Lumex Avance-60, a sizeabler and extra
high end machine than the Lumex Avance-25. The Lumex Avance-60 is capable-bodied of making and post-systeming fully-metal parts as sizeable as 610mm wide by 610mm long by 500mm tall (24 by 24 by 19.6 inches) and is equipped with a 1 kw fiber laser. It in addition has an improved powder distribution system and a maximum create speed has been increased to 35 square centimeters and hour. Discuss additional over in the Lumex Avance-60 3D Printer forum over at 3DPB.com.

The new Lumex Avance-60

The new Lumex Avance-60