AP&C completes third atomization reactor

Arcam AB, listed on NASDAQ Stockholm, and leading supplier of Additive Manufacturing technology, announces that its’ powder subsidiary AP&C in Montreal, Canada, has put into service its’ third reactor, adding significant capacity to its titanium powder manufacturing operation.

AP&C, the high quality powder manufacturing subsidiary of Arcam, has completed the start-up of its third atomization reactor. AP&C uses proprietary technology for Plasma Atomization and designed and manufactured its third atomization reactor with a new state-of-the-art process control system. With this new investment, AP&C now has two production lines, encompassing reactors and related sieving and mixing equipment, fully dedicated to titanium products. A third reactor is dedicated to Inconel and other alloys. After the expansion AP&C has an atomization capacity of over 150 tons of titanium alloys per year.

“The need for high end titanium powder is driven by the fast growth and adoption of Additive Manufacturing. Arcam is determined to serve the industry through cost efficient solutions thus converting traditional manufacturing into Additive Manufacturing. A requisite is to offer highest quality powder for production at competitive cost”, says Magnus René, CEO of Arcam.

“With this investment in capacity, we continue to drive AP&C’s mission to be the reference for high quality titanium and other high-melting point alloy powders for the Aerospace and Medical industries”, says Jacques Mallette, President of AP&C.

For further information: 
Magnus René, CEO, Arcam, office: +46 31 710 32 00,
cell: +46 702 79 89 99 or e-mail: magnus.rene@arcam.com

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