Optimizing the characteristics of AM powders is the subject of much research. Equispheres has announced the results of a research project, with McGill University, on its aluminum-alloy powders. University research has shown that the company’s powders are suitable for sintering with binder-jet 3D-printing technology. Equispheres claims that the combination of binder-jet 3D printing with aluminum-alloy powder is an unprecedented achievement with significant potential impact on the automotive industry. 

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