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DMLS SLM definition

Posted on Apr 05, 2020 by Cullen Hikene

DMLS shares the use of metal powders and lasers to print parts with a sister technology, selective laser melting (SLM). The difference between these two processes is the temperature used to fuse the metal powder. SLM heats the metal powder until it fully melts into a liquid.

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