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Aluminum Association Introduces Material Designation System for 3D Printing

Friday, April 26, 2019
 
The Aluminum Association, Arlington, VA, released what it says is the first-ever material- designation system for additive manufacturing (AM). Part of the association’s rainbow-sheet series, the purple sheets provide clear chemical designations for aluminum powder used in 3D printing. The first registration granted for a high-strength aluminum alloy went to HRL Laboratories, LLC, Malibu, CA.

A recent report by market research firm SmarTech, Crozet, VA, projected that additive manufacturing using aluminum powder could grow to be a $300 million industry over the next decade. Key markets for aluminum powder in 3D printing include aerospace, automotive, energy transmission and consumer products.

 

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