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AddUp’s Formup 350 selected for Armadillo Additive’s New Manufacturing Facility

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Spinal Implants Printed on the FormUp 350
Spinal Implants Printed on the FormUp 350/Source: AddUp

Armadillo Additive, a Texas-based contract manufacturer, has opened a new advanced additive manufacturing facility designed to serve the medical device industry. According to AddUp, the facility is anchored by their FormUp 350 Powder Bed Fusion machine, which is known for its build volume and surface finish.

AddUp is a joint venture between Michelin and Fives, is a global metal additive manufacturing OEM that provides multi-technology production systems.

Armadillo Additive facility houses by AddUp’s FormUp 350

AddUp’s FormUp 350 Powder Bed Fusion machine onsite at Armadillo Additive’s new facility
AddUp’s FormUp 350 Powder Bed Fusion machine onsite at Armadillo Additive’s new facility/Source: AddUp

The new Armadillo Additive facility specialises in Grade 23 Titanium, which has high strength-to-weight ratios and is biocompatible with medical devices. The company says its capabilities include idesign work, which optimises structural integrity and material efficiency. They provide complete solutions, which include in-house services such as laser marking, heat treatment, and bead blasting.

“The FormUp 350 is a dream come true for us,” says Armadillo Additive,. “The large build volume and quad laser system allow us to get production jobs done faster than the competition, while the roller recoater lets us push the design envelope to the next level.”

– Noah Smith, Director of operations, Armadillo Additive

Armadillo Additive is a contract manufacturer of medical devices in Granbury, Texas. They provide additive manufacturing services to medical OEMs looking to take advantage of Grade 23 titanium.

About Armadillo Additive: Armadillo Additive is a contract manufacturer of medical devices in Granbury, Texas, just outside of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. They provide additive manufacturing services to medical OEMs looking to take advantage of Grade 23 titanium.

Armadillo Additive’s printing services use AddUp’s next generation 3D printer, the FormUp 350. With the printer’s industry-leading build volume, quad lasers, and roller recoater, Armadillo Additive provides best-in-class throughput without sacrificing quality.


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