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Optics carrier plate

Mechanical engineering and system construction TruPrint Aluminum Additive manufacturing

This optics carrier plate is installed in a TRUMPF laser system. Additive manufacturing enables the production of complex structures that are optimized for the relevant application. This process was used for the optics carrier plate so that despite reducing the weight, a more rigid and cost-effective component was produced in comparison to conventional production methods.

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Conventional design

Cost reduction
Material savings
Weight reduction
Enhanced performance

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Facts & figures about the example part

Material:  AlSi10Mg

Weight: 93 g (conventionally 144 g)

Deflection: 5.9 µm (conventionally 8.1 µm)

1 inherent frequency: 1145 Hz (conventionally 657 Hz)

Manufacturing costs: 60% (conventionally 100%)

Created by: TRUMPF

Additive manufacturing enables lightweight components to be produced at a reduced weight, increased level of rigidity, and even reduced costs.

Jakob Spiecker

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