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Russia: First Russian 3D metal printer showcased at Innoprom 201601:42

Russia: First Russian 3D metal printer showcased at Innoprom 2016

Russian Federation, Yekaterinburg
July 12, 2016 at 22:17 GMT +00:00 · Published

The First Russian 3D printer, which is capable of 3D printing metal details, was unveiled at the Innoprom 2016 industrial exhibition in Yekaterinburg on Tuesday.

The 3D printer was constructed by the engineers of the Ural Federal University and can print parts of any complexity using a special metal powder, which is heated with a laser to up to 3,000 degrees Celsius (5,432 Fahrenheit).

"This is the first Russian industrial 3D printer ... designed to produce items from metal powder, different alloys, including titanium, wolframium and even vanadium," Head of Regional Engineering Centre Peter Moskvin said.

Innoprom 2016 is one of the world's largest industrial exhibitions which will run until July 14 in Yekaterinburg. The annual event showcases innovative Russian technology for investors and partners from abroad. It is broken up into various sectors including mechanical engineering, industrial automation, energy efficiency, optics & lasers, and metropolitan technologies. Delegates from almost 600 companies, based in up to 70 countries worldwide, are set to attend the event this year.

Russia: First Russian 3D metal printer showcased at Innoprom 201601:42
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The First Russian 3D printer, which is capable of 3D printing metal details, was unveiled at the Innoprom 2016 industrial exhibition in Yekaterinburg on Tuesday.

The 3D printer was constructed by the engineers of the Ural Federal University and can print parts of any complexity using a special metal powder, which is heated with a laser to up to 3,000 degrees Celsius (5,432 Fahrenheit).

"This is the first Russian industrial 3D printer ... designed to produce items from metal powder, different alloys, including titanium, wolframium and even vanadium," Head of Regional Engineering Centre Peter Moskvin said.

Innoprom 2016 is one of the world's largest industrial exhibitions which will run until July 14 in Yekaterinburg. The annual event showcases innovative Russian technology for investors and partners from abroad. It is broken up into various sectors including mechanical engineering, industrial automation, energy efficiency, optics & lasers, and metropolitan technologies. Delegates from almost 600 companies, based in up to 70 countries worldwide, are set to attend the event this year.

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