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Wipro and IISc develop India's first metal 3D printing machine

Dec 16, 2019 by Ebin K Gheevarghese
Wipro and IISc develop India's first metal 3D printing machine

Wipro 3D, the additive manufacturing (AM) business of Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN), have jointly with the Indian Institution of Science (IISc) have developed the country's first industry grade metal additive 3D printing machine.

This 3D printing machine works on selective electron beam melting technology and offers higher build rate, better thermal management, higher part density as well as superior mechanical properties, said the company.

The machine’s benchmarking is underway and likely to be completed in the near future, said the company.

“The country’s first Electron Beam melting powder bed fusion 3D printer, symbolizes Wipro 3D’s constant effort to indigenise,expand and industrialize additive technology,” said Ajay Parikh, vice president and Business Head, Wipro 3D.

Source: Economic Times

Ebin K Gheevarghese

Ebin Gheevarghese is a Bangalore-based tech journalist. He focuses on emerging Indian startups. He can be reached at ebin@thepassage.cc.

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