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Where to meet us?

BeAM visits many trade shows throughout the year including Rapid TCT, AMUG, formnext, and more. Follow us on Twitter to learn about our upcoming events!

Our headquarters are based in France and our solutions center is located in Ohio. Visit our contact us page to learn more about where we are located.

How to join the BeAM Team?

Send us your resume and we’ll see if you’re a great fit!

Who are our industrial partners?

The BeAM’s partnership strategy is organized on an Open-Innovation co-development process and consists of the complete transfer of all its know-how to the Alpha partners. Check out our list of partners here.

How to become a BeAM industrial partner?
Who are our customers?

Many of BeAM’s customers consist of businesses in Aviation/Aerospace, Gas and Oil, and Universities.

How to Contact us?

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What is Directed Energy Deposition and how does it work?

DED is an additive manufacturing process where focused thermal energy is used to fuse materials by melting them as they are depositied. BeAM’s industrial solutions typically utilize a deposition nozzle mounted on the z-axis of a DED dedicated CNC machine.

This allows the continuous 5 axis freedom to build./repair components layer by layer without the need for support structures. Utilizing traditional CNC controls and using ISO g-code gives our customers tools that their skilled workforce is already accustomed to.

How does DED impact manufacturing?

Directed Energy Deposition allows for new repair possibilities, the ability to add features, and the creation of near net shapes. Less machining and printing on complex geometries, allows for the maximization of value, and minimizes risks.

What kind of materials can be used in DED?

Some of the types of material that can be used in Directed Energy Deposition includes:

  • Titanium Alloys
  • Steels
  • Nickel Alloys
  • Cobalt Alloys
  • Others
What kind of applications can be used with DED?

State of the art product development
Rework of machined components
Custom tooling
Repair of worn components and tooling
Material grading
Complex geometry
Add features instead of machining out of bulk material

Near Net Shapes

  • Complex geometry
  • Eliminate wasted material on highly complex and costly forgings by starting with less material

Feature Addition

  • Add features and create parts using multiple materials
  • Reduce machining time by only have material where you need it

Repairs

  • Extend the life of parts
  • Reduce lead time by repairing in the field

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What is a Near Net Shape?

A near net shape or NNS is a 3D printed part build from scratch. Near Net Shapes have the ability to create large, complex shapes with specific mechanical properties and the ability to material grade.

What is a Feature Addition?

A Feature addition is adding on a section or geometry to a part that was not previously there. This method can have multi-material applications and can be used in addition to the traditional process to significantly reduce the cost.

What is a Repair in DED?

Repairs can be done on parts like worn shaft seals. These parts can be repaired up to 4 times before their life cycle is complete.

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and our Solutions Center in Cincinnati, OH.