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Material Expertise and Manufacturing Services to Advance Additive Manufacturing

Carpenter Additive provides advanced solutions and a trusted partnership to tackle your most vexing industry challenges.

Additive Manufacturing Market Expertise

Carpenter Technology has over 130 years of metallurgical experience supporting mission-critical components in a range of industries. Carpenter Additive capitalizes on this history to provide an impressive range of high-quality metal powders and alloys developed specifically for industrial 3D printing processes. Our deep understanding of developing never-fail components in partnership with customers allows us to partner with customers to optimize their internal processes and expand their production at our manufacturing facilities.

Medical

Aerospace

Industrial

Energy

Transportation

Consumer

Medical

Carpenter Additive is a trusted medical contract manufacturer, combining performance materials with additive manufacturing expertise to improve patient outcomes. Because of their excellent mechanical, physical, and biological performance, Carpenter Technology’s specialty alloys, stainless steels, and titanium materials have been trusted by the healthcare industry for decades. Whether 17-4 PH for medical instrumentation, Nitinol for shape memory properties in medical devices, or Grade 23+ Titanium for high-strength implants, Carpenter Additive has a portfolio of materials to accelerate product development that meet the extremely stringent composition, fabrication, and functional standards for biomedical equipment.
 
Carpenter Additive offers powder to part manufacturing services to build com­plex geome­tries with the in­te­gra­tion of func­tional features such as porous struc­tures for en­hanced os­seoin­te­gra­tion. Our additive and metallurgical experts partner with customers to identify the best material and production process for a variety of biomedical applications, including surgical instruments, medical devices, prosthetics, and reconstructive, spinal, and trauma orthopedics.
 
Our manufacturing campuses feature several technology platforms and machines dedicated to specific materials. With powder, 3D printing, and full post-processing, including HIPping, all under one roof, we offer lead time consolidation for qualified contract manufacturing.

Aerospace

Carpenter’s expert metallurgists and additive engineers understand the materials that improve aerodynamics, reduce weight to increase fuel efficiency, are heat resistant, as well as those that can provide more strength and functionality. We continue to make advancements in high-quality iron, nickel, cobalt, and titanium-based aerospace alloys to optimize additively manufactured parts.
 
Not only a trusted material supplier to the world’s foremost leaders in the aerospace market, Carpenter Additive’s team of engineers consult on process optimization and production manufacturing of components for customers. Offering end-to-end manufacturing from powder production to manufacturing and HIPing post-build, Carpenter Additive aligns material solutions and production expertise with the current and future needs of commercial and defense aviation, manned aircraft, and unmanned systems.

Industrial

Additive manufacturing allows the geometric freedom to engineer unique designs of the future, incorporating cooling channels or reducing assemblies. Alloys used in industrial applications are continually subjected to varying conditions in harsh, often highly, corrosive environments with pressure changes and temperature fluctuations.
 
The metallurgical experts at Carpenter Additive offer over 130 years of material expertise to understand an application’s unique requirements and are the only additive partners who develop solutions with customers from concept, to powder, manufacturing, HIPping, machining and material testing, all under one roof.

Energy

Developing natural resources such as oil and gas, and generating energy through combustion, nuclear, and renewable methods require advanced alloy materials the possess tremendous levels of performance and reliability. The team at Carpenter Additive understands these challenges and partners with customers to innovate and produce additive solutions with increased functionality, reduced costs, and a decreased time-to-market.
 
Whether wear-resistance, corrosion-resistance or high-temperature, Carpenter’s experts can help identify the right material to optimize performance and move customers to production of highly functional components ready for end-use, all in-house. From powder atomizers to powder bed fusion machines and a HIP furnace, Carpenter Additive offers end-to-end support under one roof.

Transportation

In an industry driven by efficiency, strength, and safety, Carpenter specialty alloys have been trusted for a wide variety of transportation channels including passenger and commercial vehicles, construction, agriculture, mass transit, and racing. Carpenter Additive helps customers innovate the future of mobility to contribute to improvements in fuel efficiency, weight reduction, strength, and durability.

A hub for additive manufacturing innovation, Carpenter works with customers to solve real problems. Our full-scale production support includes powder atomizers and custom alloy development, a range of additive manufacturing equipment, a HIP furnace for densification, post-process machining and a full inspection lab to verify metallurgical properties so we can support customers from concept to creation to qualification.

Consumer

Carpenter has a rich history of using advanced alloy chemistry in manufacturing solutions. Carpenter Additive partners with customers to integrate the latest industrial metallurgical benefits, creating value for some of the world’s most popular brands. Whether adding distance and accuracy to golf clubs or customizing wearables, companies rely on Carpenter Additive to differentiate themselves, run more efficiently, improve lead times, and quickly respond to customer needs.

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Materials and Manufacturing Services Optimized for Your Application

With a comprehensive selection of standard metal powders in stock and rapid turnarounds from order to dispatch, Carpenter Additive provides the powder needed for successful additive manufacturing production. 

Looking for a reliable additive manufacturing supply chain? Carpenter Additive offers manufacturing services on a variety of additive manufacturing systems at our multiple locations. End-to-end manufacturing of your application, from powder to part.

At Carpenter Additive, We Value Quality

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