The benefits are two-fold according to DMG Mori that cites Virgin Orbit among its customers.
- High value complex components can be manufactured or repaired in one setup, with fast turnaround and less reliance on casting, forging and expensive tooling.
- Highly innovative products can be realised, through multi material component design, alternating build-up and machining operations, and lightweight advanced geometries.
Check out this link on how DMG Mori's customer Virgin Orbit is using its Hybrid Additive-Subtractive DED technology.
Visit www.dmgmori.com for more details.