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OPM Laboratory delivers integrated engineering solutions with factory functions for handling the practical activities of subcontracting of parts from developing basic metal 3D printing technologies through development of powdered metallic materials, special-purpose operating software, and special-purpose tools.
- Printer makers , Electric tools makers have actively adopted "Conformal cooling technology" for mass-production, Our technology has become firmly established among the molding markets. OPM technology which has the ability to make high mirror surface uses for design molding surface of luxury car. And then, We have started a new project for adapting die-casting with large engine manufacture. One the other hand, We are now considering to increase production capability because of sudden demand increase in China.
In these columns, OPM Laboratory Co., Ltd. President Morimoto presents his views on the manufacturing industry from his own unique perspective.
* Published irregularly
- 1st report: From the front lines of R&D aiming for the world's highest speed
New!2nd report: In today's era, metal 3D printers will be rejected if they are not high-precision - The struggle of overseas companies
3rd report: The importance of increasing density of printed parts (risks and case studies from other manufacturers)
4th report: What sort of development is important for increasing equipment size, reaching the investment breakeven point, and achieving a balance of the two?
(Reports are posted irregularly)
- August 1: 1st column: The relationship between development resources and financial strength (resolve of manufacturers/companies listed on the first section of the Japanese stock exchange)
New!October 1: 2nd column: The stance of "Exhibiting at exhibitions/staying in the limelight" and "Steadily developing equipment for actual use"
December 1: 3rd column: The importance of design/productivity as the world's largest service bureau
February 1: 4th column: Discussion and overview of the metal 3D printer business in FY2016
*The above are only target dates.
Kyoto, our beloved hometown (seasonal reports on Kyoto sights, dishes, etc.)
* Coming soon