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Dr. Christian Leinenbach ♥ SPOTLIGHTMETAL

Dr. Christian Leinenbach

Head Alloy Design and Advanced Processing Technologies
Empa-Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology

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Precisely Magnetized: Iron filings stick to this mini chessboard with four millimeter edge length. The partially magnetic structure was produces from a single type of steel power at different temperatures.
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Metal 3D Laser Printing

Creating New Alloys with 3D Laser Printing

During metal processing in the 3D laser printer, more than 2,500 °C are reached within milliseconds, causing some components of the alloys to evaporate. Empa researchers are now using the effect to create new alloys with novel properties and embed them in 3D-printed metallic work pieces with micrometer precision.

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