AP&C to Offer Aluminum Alloy F357 Powder

November 16, 2018

AP&C, a GE Additive company in Saint-Eustache, Quebec, Canada, announced this week at formnext 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany, plans to produce aluminum alloy F357 powder using its advanced plasma atomization in Q1 2019, with customer deliveries expected from April 2019.

“It’s great to add aluminum F357 to our portfolio. Our customers have been asking us to provide aluminum solutions to address the challenges they currently experience. We are confident we’ve developed a solution that solves these challenges,” says Alain Dupont, president & CEO, AP&C. “The modular cell-based structure of our new plant in Saint-Eustache allows us to respond quickly to the additive industry’s demands as it rapidly evolves.”

Aluminum F357 alloy is increasingly in demand from customers particularly from the aerospace and automotive sectors. It is known to have good weldability with high strength and toughness offering a good corrosion resistance and heat conductivity.

Technologies: Metal Powders


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