Formnext: Solukon to reveal new innovative polymer system for automated unpacking and cleaning

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Solukon Maschinenbau GmbH announces the latest addition to its lineup of automated depowdering systems for the additive manufacturing segment at Formnext Connect on November 10 to 12, 2020.

“We look forward to showing the additive manufacturing community our latest innovation in AM powder removal technology, this time for the removal of polymer powders” said Andreas Hartmann, CTO and co-founder of Solukon. “We have applied the same rigorous attention to detail, and dedication to the needs of customers, that we have shown in metal powder. But now for polymer AM applications.”

The SFP 770 is a brand new invention that comprises two fully automated functions in one machine: First, the removal of excess powder while unpacking a large build box, and second, a cleaning cycle in which remaining powder is rapidly cleaned off each printed part. Excess powder removed by the system can be recycled for future use. Due to a fully automated process a large build box of approx. 150l of polymer parts can be unpacked and finished residue-free in a few minutes.

“Our goal is to accelerate the post-process and prevent any exposure to fine polymer powder. With this solution we will offer an important step towards a highly efficient and powder-free shop floor”, said Hartmann.

“We’re patiently waiting to show you our new platform next month during Formnext and meet each of you online to discuss how we can implement the latest technology in your AM operations”, adds Michael Sattler, Global Sales Director.

The Solukon Team will be available online every day of Formnext Connect and will livestream visits to the Solukon facility to display its systems. The team will also be available for one-on-one meetings by arrangement. Interested customers may register for online meetings and demonstrations at www.solukon.de/en/ or by email at sales@solukon.de.

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