ADDere Additive Manufacturing

ADDere Hot Wire System

ADDere's dependable next-level material delivery system

ADDere’s laser-wire material delivery employs a safe and carefully regulated wire delivery system that contains numerous wire drive units that work together, in a push-pull action, to produce the proper quantity of wire needed at the point of contact. The wire delivery system includes hot wire integration, improving deposition rates by 20-40% and metallurgical properties by pre-heating the wire. The hot wire system is powered by a 300 to 600 amp power source with the voltage and current tracked by the closed-loop feedback control. Custom profiles are utilized depending on the type of wire material that will provide clean and reliable results.

Hot wire material delivery diagram
A diagram of ADDere's hot wire feed system

The material delivery system tracks the build progress using a secondary laser and adjusts the material supply as needed. Components are assembled utilizing safe and easy-to-use interchangeable spools of metal wire. Allowing for 100% of the wire material actually being used in the build with no material wasted. The metal wire feedstock can be of any weldable metal, including carbon steel, stainless steel, Inconel, Hastelloy, Invar, Titanium and more.

ADDere’s hot wire delivery system comes standard with the ADDere systems and engines. If you would like to know more about this or any of our other products or services, contact us today.

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