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Only searchable 3D printing database for industrial additive manufacturing machines launched


Industry

March 17, 2015
By Bill Roebuck
Bill Roebuck

Industries

New York, NY – Given the rapid growth of the industrial additive manufacturing (3D printing) industry, it has become increasingly difficult to keep track of all of the machines and materials that are on the market. Senvol has solved this problem with the launch of the Senvol Database.

Users are able to search the database by over 30 fields, such as machine build size, material type and material tensile strength. The sheer quantity and dynamic nature of the search fields enable users to search in powerful ways and to quickly get the information that they need.

“We’re very excited by the Senvol Database because it’s an extremely useful tool for everyone in the additive manufacturing industry,” says Senvol co-president Zach Simkin. “There has been a growing need for a tool like this and we’re pleased to provide the industry with a solution.”

The Senvol Database can be used by a wide range of people — everyone from potential machine buyers who want to see what machines are on the market, to engineers who want to search for materials by specific material properties. Some typical uses of the database are:

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– A service bureau searches to see all of the materials (both OEM and third party) that are compatible with the machines that it owns

– A design engineer with a specific application in mind searches for nylon materials that have a flexural modulus of at least 1,800 MPa

– An industry financial analyst searches to learn about all of the metal AM machines that are available.

The database is online and free to access at http://www.senvol.com/database.