Optomec updates LENS system to 3D print in copper

New Mexico’s Optomec has reached what it is calling a “major milestone” for its Laser Engineered Net Shaping (LENS) direct energy deposition (DED) process. Catering to the popular heat exchanger market and other high-conductivity applications, the company has developed process parameters for the production of pure copper parts. Incredibly challenging for laser-based processes due to the […]