Metal AM in Finland: VTT optimises industrial valve block for Additive Manufacturing

VTT, based in Espoo, Finland, is one of Europe’s largest research and technology centres with a long track record in metal powder processing
technologies. In the following case study VTT’s Erin Komi reviews the development of an additively manufactured valve block for demanding
industrial applications. The project, in conjunction with industrial partner Nurmi Cylinders, looked at the optimisation of the valve block in
terms of size reduction, weight saving and performance gains.

MAM-Spring-2016-VTT-article

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