Turn a robot arm into a metal 3D printing system with no inherent size constraints. The Meltio Engine Robot Integration is the perfect platform for large and complex 3D printing, repair, cladding and feature addition. The Meltio Engine integrates with any robot arm manufacturer and interface on the market.
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Large-Scale Metal 3D Printing
The Meltio Engine integrates with any robot arm manufacturer and interface in the market.
No inherent constraints when the working envelope is only limited by the size of the motion system.
Provide new capability to any robot arm by turning it into a metal 3D printing system.
Create highly complex parts with machining tolerances in the same process.
390 x 700 x 1025 mm
Print Envelope (WxDxH):
Depending on the integration
6 x 200 W direct diode lasers
Total Laser Power:
208 / 230 V single phase or 400 V three phase
2 – 5 kW peak depending on selected options
Closed-loop, laser and wire modulation
Laser-safe, sealed, controlled atmosphere
Active water-cooled chiller included
Wire Feedstock Diameter:
0.8 – 1.2 mm
Wire Feedstock Spool:
BS300 or Wire drums
Excellent strength and corrosion resistance.
Cheap and ductile, with unparalleled machinability and weldability.
High impact strength, retain hardness at high temperatures.
Highest strength to weight ratio and corrosion resistance.
High versatility, outstanding heat and corrosion resistance.
Cooper & Aluminum:
Under Development. Let me know when they are available.
Custom mounting hardware for the deposition head and upper enclosure for electronics and related sensors.
Printhead Size (WxDxH):
202 X 297 X 784 mm
Key Integration Requirements
Payload of at least 45 – 60 kg ensures that the robot can follow the additive toolpath precisely.
Position repeatability of ± 0.06 mm according to ISO 9283.
At least 8 Digital I/O configured according to “Communications Protocols Robot Meltio Engine”.
When using OPC DA or Socket as the default communication protocol, Meltio recommends a total of 16 Digital I/O.
The robot and the ositioner must be installed, configured, and calibrated before the Meltio Engine Integration.
Possibility to add safety integration (depending on the integration).
Laser-safe robot cell with a security circuit between the robot controller, the Meltio Engine, and the cell door interlock.
The integrator is responsible for the correct installation and operation of the security system.
*A laser safety enclosure and safety interlocks for the robot cell are not included. These additional hardware items are to be sourced by the integrator or end user customer because they will depend on the final application and installation facilities.
Upgrades and Accessories
This option allows to 3D print two wire materials sequentially with very quick wire switches.
Programmable power supply that preheats the material to increase the deposition rate.
Laser Alignment System:
It allows users to calibrate Meltio’s multi-laser deposition head accurately and effortlessly prior to every print.
Meltio Robot Applications
Rotary Screw Compressor
75 x 75 x 230 mm cladded
205 x 360 x 473 mm
500 Ø mm
Meltio Space Software
This toolpath generator software is specifically developed for accelerated adoption of Meltio technology, revolutionizes the field of robotic additive manufacturing. With its intuitive design, users can quickly adapt to and leverage the benefits of robotic additive manufacturing without requiring expertise in robotics or programming.
Metal 3D Printing Experiences
Additive Manufacturing Engineer / K3D
” We chose the Meltio product because we found the best balance between high deposition rates and good quality for the task at hand.
Meltio represents for us the right balance between a high deposition speed as well as a high printing size with the best feasible quality or resolution. “
K3D is a Dutch Service Bureau that prints different parts for end-users across various industries using a Meltio M450 and a Meltio Engine CNC Integration.
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