Additive manufacturing mainstay Optomec has acquired Huffman

2018-12-21T14:51:20+00:00December 17th, 2018|

By Fabbaloo, Sarah Goehrke
https://www.fabbaloo.com

The move both broadens and deepens Optomec’s portfolio, with particular focus on applications in energy and aviation.

Optomec, whose LENS technology leverages metal deposition capabilities for additive manufacturing, sees a complementary fit with Huffman, which has developed extensive expertise in metal 3D printing for gas turbine component repair. Optomec’s trademarked LENS metal technology is a form of directed energy deposition (DED), which has proven effective in rebuilding and repair applications as metal components can be precisely built back up following wear.

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