Atlantic XL, St. John’s, N.L., supplies engineering, procurement, and building (EPC); and engineering, procurement, and building administration (EPCM) providers to the vitality trade that helps offshore and onshore techniques together with digitalization, telecommunications, navigation, environmental monitoring, and now, due to a brand new capital gear buy, steel additive manufacturing.
The corporate is a part of the XL World Group, which focuses on offering built-in enterprise providers for security techniques and course of management, information administration, telecommunications, business-critical IT, business automobiles, mobility, and constructing lifts. Every division of the dad or mum firm harnesses the precise expertise and experience of its sister operations to offer bespoke choices for a large number of commercial and business wants.
With greater than 20 years of expertise in EPC and EPCM of built-in techniques, the enterprise not too long ago acknowledged that trade has by no means been confronted with a more difficult surroundings within the procurement of supplies required to help its purchasers.
At this time, the trade possesses important provide chain challenges for high-quality steel components. Atlantic XL, due to this fact, determined to amass an SLM 280 system from additive manufacturing companion SLM Options. This functionality will contribute to the corporate’s net-zero targets by decreasing its carbon footprint, help its provide chain by serving to to cut back lengthy lead occasions and fixing half obsolescence, and cut back prices by providing a digital warehouse idea over bodily components storage.
“We selected the SLM 280 due to the open structure system. It provides us the liberty to adapt every little thing we want. The superb collaboration with our group and the technically acceptable gear supported our resolution,” stated Marty Gaulin, director of additive manufacturing at Atlantic XL.
The SLM 280 is a multilaser additive manufacturing machine with closed-loop powder dealing with. It’s appropriate for medium-to-high-volume steel additive manufacturing half manufacturing and prototypes. In response to the producer, the open structure technique of the machine allows a free selection of powder, open course of parameters with ready-to-print parameters if required, and variable management.
“Our machines are an important asset for the vitality trade. SLM Options has confirmed its potential to innovate with merchandise reminiscent of FreeFloat, and helps to make the world a greater place with modern elements and technical progress. We’re happy about this thrilling new relationship bringing our manufacturing footprint to the east coast of Canada,” stated Fabrizio Ragusa, vitality knowledgeable at SLM Options.
Atlantic XL, www.xlg.co.uk/divisions/atlanticxl
SLM Options, www.slm-solutions.com