Additive Manufacturing

PWR have high temperature polymer SLA and aluminium powder DMLS additive manufacturing machines in house, which together with specific technical agreements, allows us to produce world leading aluminium heat exchangers featuring super thin walls and minimal use of support structure.

PWR have formed a technical partnership with US based additive manufacturing machine maker Velo 3D. This strategic partnership has allowed PWR to take possession of the world’s first Velo 3D Sapphire machine suitable for Aluminium powder. Velo 3D are already a disrupter in the additive Aerospace market for Titanium and Inconel due to their unrivalled 200:1 height to thickness build ratio and 10° unsupported build angles.

Along with producing heat exchangers PWR makes use of additive manufacturing methods to rapidly produce prototype test parts and along with producing heat exchanger tanks and other cooling components not possible with traditional manufacturing methods.