Aluminum powders are explored in new ways by Equispheres and Morf3D

FREMONT, CA: By collaborating with Equispheres Inc., Morf3D Inc. is aiming to improve the performance of metal additive manufacturing. Equispheres' aluminum powders are being qualified, and new applications are being developed that will result in further performance improvements. In the aerospace, aviation, and defense industries, Morf3D optimizes technology solutions for high volume additive manufacturing (AM). 

“Morf3D is a leading innovation partner in additive manufacturing and has extensive experience with serial production. At Equispheres, we have an emphasis on applications engineering and process optimization, so we speak the same language,” says Evan Butler-Jones, Vice-President – Product & Strategy for Equispheres. “With Morf3D applying our materials technology, we expect to find even more opportunities for AM in space and aviation.” 

By optimizing powders for high volume production printing, the work will demonstrate how additive manufacturing can be explored for industrial parts.

Morf3D aims to advance additive manufacturing in all areas in order to improve the productivity of its customers. The process includes sourcing and qualifying advanced materials. 

“Morf3D has embraced the engineering and optimization aspects that are vital to the adoption of additive manufacturing. They have a deep pool of expertise and talent, as well as collaborations with other industry leaders. We’re happy to be a part of that network, propelling the industry forward,” says Butler-Jones

In additive manufacturing, Equispheres develops breakthrough technologies for producing and using advanced materials. The company is committed to advancing the industrialization of additive manufacturing for the automotive, aerospace, and defense industries by utilizing unique metal powders and process expertise. Innovation is empowered when industrial 3D printing costs are reduced and performance is improved.

“We constantly seek innovations in additive manufacturing that will accelerate customer adoption, solve challenging problems and drive to reach traditional cost models. This collaboration with Equispheres gives us access to materials optimized for production with proven performance benefits. We’re excited to explore and share the possibilities of this technology,” says Dr. Behrang Poorganji, Vice-President, Materials Technology with Morf3D. 

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