Safran, an international high-tech company in the aerospace, defense and defense industry, has selected SLM Solutions’ NXG XII 600 for the production of large, qualified aluminum parts. The system will be used at Safran’s Additive Manufacturing Campus in Le Haillan near Bordeaux, where SLM 500 machines are already in operation. With the NXG XII 600, Safran acquires one of the most productive systems on the market, equipped with twelve 1 kW lasers.
Safran is engaged in reaching carbon neutrality for aviation by 2050. Additive manufacturing is one of the main assets to secure this ambitious but realistic target, enabling to develop innovative architecture on our products, as long as reducing significantly their weight.
“Equipment such as the NXG XII 600 will be part of this challenging journey” declares Francois-Xavier FOUBERT, General Manager of Safran Additive Manufacturing Campus.
“With its unparalleled features in the industry, the NXG XII 600 provides new horizons for Safran. The capability to produce bigger parts with stringent quality, cost, and throughput requirements triggers new part designs, and new business cases that were previously impossible to manufacture. SLM Solutions is proud to contribute to this new era of manufacturing,” says Sam O’Leary, CEO of SLM Solutions.
Find out more about Safran at safran-group.com.
For more information about SLM Solutions, please visit slm-solutions.com.
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