EuroMold 2012: EOS Introduces Successor Model of Plastic Laser Sintering System

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

At EuroMold in Frankfurt, Germany last week, EOS for the first time presented the FORMIGA P 110 - successor model of its established laser-sintering system FORMIGA P 100. The system is suitable for the economic production of small series and customised products with complex geometries. This makes it suitable for small, ...

Fraunhofer Sees Future for Laser-Sintered Surgical Instruments

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

“In the recent past, there have been questions about the suitability of laser sintering for certain applications,” recognises Philipp Imgrund, PhD, Department Manager, Biomaterials Technology, Fraunhofer Institute IFAM. “Process repeatability and material selection were perceived as issues, for example. But now the technology is here, and it is ready,” Imgrund ...

Improving Micro-Implants through Laser Sintering

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

[caption id="attachment_18358" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Sketch of one-step laser sintering process on the surface of stent (laser processing head in cross-section)."][/caption] The Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) plans on using laser sintering to improve the surface of micro-implants, for example for use in the circulatory system (stents), or in the eye, throat, ...

German Toolmaker Unveils Largest SLS System for Medical Applications

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Hofmann Innovation AG, a toolmaker for the plastics industry located in Lichtenfels, Germany, will present what it claims is the world’s largest selective laser sintering (SLS) system for medical and pharmaceutical applications at the Euromold show in December. With a usable volume up to 1500 x 500 x 500 mm ...

EuroMold 2008: EOS Presents First High-Temperature System for Laser-Sintering High-Performance Polymers

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

Just in time for this year's EuroMold, EOS (Munich, Germany) presents an industry first in laser-sintering technology: the EOS P 800, the first high-temperature system for laser-sintering high-performance polymers. EuroMold, the international trade show for mold making and tooling, takes place in Frankfurt, Germany, December 3-6. "The excellent properties of the new material EOS ...