Category Archives: Thomas Schopphoven

High speed metal 3D printing earns award for Fraunhofer ILT

Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology (ILT) and RWTH Aachen University have won an award for development of Extreme High-Speed Laser Material Deposition (EHLA). In place since 2000, the Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis is one of the most prestigious awards in laser technology, and is presented every two years by a panel of experts from science and industry. Stressing […]

Fraunhofer develops EHLA ultra-high-speed laser material deposition process for coating metal parts

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology (ILT) have developed a new additive manufacturing method for coating, and repairing, metal parts.

Fraunhofer believes the technique, known as …