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Electron Beam Non-Additive Processing

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Electron beams may be used for processing in a wide range of ways, many of which are possible using welding equipment.


  • Stress mitigation during welding and processing - beam timesharing
  • Local heat treatments
  • Local alloying
  • Surface glazing
  • Cosmetic treatments
  • Texturing
  • Surfi-Sculpt® (advanced texturing)
  • Cutting
  • Drilling

Applications & Benefits

  • High specification surfaces for:
    • Heat exchange
    • Dissimilar material joining
    • Promotion of adhesion
    • Local changes in roughness or hardness
  • Micro machining
  • Local heat treatments

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