Welding on a micron level to restore and repair parts at a fast pace and cost effective is the core of Directed Energy Deposition or DED, also called laser engineered net shaping or LENS (Optomec’s version of DED). It’s an additive manufacturing process in which focused thermal energy is used to fuse materials by melting them. It is one of the fastest metal Additive Manufacturing processes available today and Optomec is one of the top companies that is doing it.

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