XJet Ltd., the additive manufacturing company pioneering NanoParticle Jetting™ (NPJ) technology, has announced the first global installation of its XJet Carmel 1400 additive manufacturing (AM) system at citim. citim is a part of the Oerlikon Group and a leading international service provider of additively manufactured parts.
With XJet’s Carmel 1400 AM system, Oerlikon is the first company worldwide to premier a new transformational inkjet-based technology for additive production of ceramic parts.
The XJet Carmel 1400, featuring the company’s patented NPJ technology, is poised to transform the metal and ceramic AM industries by its ability to print separate nanoparticle “inks” or fluids for the build and support material. The XJet Carmel 1400 AM prints very fine layers, as fine as only a few microns thick. The XJet Carmel 1400 is highly suitable for a wide range of AM applications in diverse industries, from healthcare to manufacturing.
Oerlikon and XJet are exhibiting at formnext 2017, a leading trade fair for additive manufacturing, which will take place in Frankfurt Germany from November 14 to 17, 2017.