Sciaky delivers industry-leading electron beam additive manufacturing to Hitachi Metals

Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI) and provider of metal additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, has announced that it delivered an industry-leading Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM®) system to the Global Research & Innovative Technology (GRIT) facility of Hitachi Metals, Ltd. in Kumagaya, Japan, making it the first Asia-Pacific installation, the company said.

Hitachi Metals offers products and materials that contribute to better quality and productivity, as well as energy conservation. The company has fortified unique development and technological strengths in four business segments: Specialty Steel Products, Magnetic Materials and Applications, Functional Components and Equipment, as well as Wires, Cables and Related Products.

The EBAM 110 system purchased by Hitachi Metals includes a dual wirefeed configuration. With this configuration, customers can combine two different metal alloys into a single melt pool, managed with independent program control, to create custom alloy parts or ingots. Customers also have the option to alternate between different wire gauges for finer deposition features (thin wire) and gross deposition features (thick wire) to meet unique part specifications.

Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, is a world provider of metal 3D printing solutions.

Established in 1967, Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI) is a privately held global manufacturing and services holding company, which oversees a diverse collection of innovative subsidiaries: Mountain Secure Systems, PSI Repair Services, Inc., PSI Semicon Services, and Sciaky, Inc.