PKM meets additive manufacturing – a review

Attention! Safety goggles on ⚠🕶

That was the motto in the weeks leading up to Christmas when employees or customers approached our Parallel Kinematic Module. Time for a look back at what happened in the halls of ELHA-Maschinenbau Liemke KG.

We look back on the series of tests that we conducted in collaboration with Ponticon, which yielded some revealing findings. For the first time, we tested our PKM in the field of additive manufacturing. More specifically, we focussed on the so-called 3DMD process, which, in combination with the PKM, guarantees extremely fast and precise production rates.

The workspace, which with the PKM is up to 4,000 x 3,000 x 2,000 mm and offers the possibility of 3- and 5-axis machining, opens up new dimensions for additive manufacturing. This has also convinced numerous customers and partners who visited us on site during the test phase.

Watch the video of our test series and discover the future of additive manufacturing.