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02
May

Titan Launches New Atlas-HS with Hybrid Additive and Subtractive Capabilities on a Single Platform

With 3D printing and machining capabilities, Titan’s Atlas-HS continues to enable additive manufacturing in industrial production

Colorado Springs, CO – Titan Robotics, Ltd., a leader in production additive manufacturing solutions and equipment, has released its new Atlas-HS system that incorporates its proven pellet extrusion system with a 3-axis milling system on the same gantry. The new cutting-edge Atlas-HS incorporates Hybrid Additive and Subtractive technology enabling 3D printed parts to be machined both during and after the printing process. Taking production additive manufacturing to the next level, the Atlas-HS shortens cycle times and produces smooth and accurate end-use 3D printed parts.

Expanding on Titan’s highly successful line of Atlas 3D printers, the Atlas-HS features a heated chamber for printing high-performance polymers, including CF-PEI, GF-PEKK, Nylons and more, and is available with print volumes of 42”X x 42”Y x 44”Z up to 50” X x 50”Y x 72”Z, with custom size options also available. The Atlas-HS gives industrial customers ultimate flexibility, with a spindle and the option to incorporate both Titan’s pellet and filament extruders on the same gantry.

“As part of Titan’s mission to enable adoption of additive manufacturing in industrial production, we are continuing to provide new and innovative solutions for our customers with the launch of the Atlas-HS. As the industry leader in pellet extrusion, the Atlas-HS broadens the capabilities for our customers to utilize our multi-head systems in new applications,” said Rahul Kasat, Titan Robotics Partner and CEO.

Atlas-HS Industrial Applications

As a production additive manufacturing solutions provider, Titan’s Atlas-HS is designed and built to address the needs of customers in industries including aerospace, automotive, foundry, consumer products and appliances, government agencies and more. The Hybrid Additive and Subtractive system on the Atlas-HS enables users to quickly and cost-effectively manufacture end use parts, patterns, molds, tools, jigs and fixtures.

“The Atlas-HS provides new and innovative solutions for production additive manufacturing by enabling industrial users to 3D print a near-net shape part with pellet extrusion and then post machine it to meet final part requirements, as well as produce complex geometries with in-situ machining capabilities,” said Bill Macy, Titan Robotics’ Partner and CTO.

In line with Titan’s mission to enable the adoption of additive manufacturing into industrial production, the Atlas-HS provides new solutions to shorten cycle times and lower the cost of part production. Parts can be printed quickly using Titan’s high-deposition pellet extrusion system and printing near-net shapes. Then, additional time savings are achieved by the ability to machine in-situ or after printing without having to remove or re-calibrate the part on another machine. Cost savings are achieved by reducing capital expenditures with a single machine incorporating two processes and by utilizing pellet feedstocks, which can cost up to 10X less than traditional filament feedstocks.

Atlas-HS Specifications

“We have designed the Atlas-HS in keeping with our core values of offering production-ready systems and customizable features. As with all our Atlas models, the Atlas-HS will be available with industrial and advanced features that customers can select to meet their needs and their end-use application, such as a tool changer with multiple tools available,” said Clay Guillory, Titan Robotics Founder and CSO.

The Atlas-HS utilizes Titan’s proven, industrial 3-axis design with a welded steel frame. Industrial features unique to the Atlas-HS include a chip collection system, an available tool changer with a capacity of up to six tools, spindle sizes up to ¼” in diameter and up to 4” in tool length and tool calibration sensors available.

Like all of Titan’s Atlas models and systems, the Atlas-HS utilizes an industrial CNC motion control system with servos on all axes and the ability to incorporate customized features including I/O sensors, air filtration, material dryers and more.

See the Atlas-HS at AMUG 2021

Titan Robotics is debuting the Atlas-HS at the Additive Manufacturing Users Group conference with live demonstrations of both additive and subtractive processes during the AMUG Expo.  AMUG attendees will also have a chance to learn more about Titan’s Hybrid Additive and Subtractive technology during a conference presentation given by Titan’s experts on Monday, May 3, at 3:30pm ET.

Meet with the Titan Robotics team at our booth, P29, during the 2021 AMUG conference, May 2 – 6, and see the new Atlas-HS in action!

Supporting Programs

The development of the Atlas-HS was supported in part by a Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) Advanced Industries Grant, awarded to Titan Robotics in 2020. Titan Robotics received a $250,000 grant from the state of Colorado, enabling Titan Robotics to accelerate and commercialize this breakthrough technology in industrial additive manufacturing. The OEDIT Advanced Industries Grant Program funds companies commercializing innovative technologies to create viable products that meet a market need and can be created and manufacturing in Colorado.

About Titan Robotics

Titan Robotics, Ltd., is a production additive manufacturing solutions provider. Titan designs and fabricates large-format, industrial 3D printers, and provides solutions to its customers by developing processes using Titan’s additive manufacturing technology. Specializing in direct pellet fed 3D printing, hybrid additive and subtractive systems and hybrid pellet + filament extrusion systems, Titan’s Atlas 3D printers enable the use of engineering grade and affordable pellet materials. Titan provides complete additive manufacturing implementation, from 3D printing services, to consulting and material integration processes. More at: www.titan3drobotics.com

Media Contact: Maddie Guillory

Email: maddie@titan3drobotics.com

17
Nov

Titan Robotics and Jabil Collaborate on Engineered Materials for Large-Format Industrial Additive Manufacturing

Titan and Jabil validate new formulation for pellet extrusion on Titan Atlas printers

November 17, 2020  – Titan Robotics, Ltd. today announced a strategic collaboration with Jabil Inc. to accelerate the adoption of large-format, industrial additive manufacturing. Jabil Engineered Materials, a unit of Jabil, which develops innovative polymer formulations and compounds at its ISO 9001 Materials Innovation Center, is working with Titan to qualify and integrate customized materials for use on Titan’s pellet-based Atlas 3D printers.

Together, the companies are driving the production of large-format tooling for applications in, sheet metal forming, composite layups, welding fixtures, molding, casting patterns and end-use parts on Titan Atlas printers to meet a growing need for increased part strength and faster printing speeds. Jabil’s specialized materials science expertise, combined with Titan’s robust printing performance, are ideally suited for addressing the growing list of rigorous industrial, as well as demanding medical, defense and aerospace applications.   

“Titan and Jabil are fulfilling a joint mission to move additive manufacturing into serial production and advanced manufacturing,” said Titan Robotics Partner and CTO, Bill Macy. “By choosing Jabil’s engineered materials customized for applications with high-throughput pellet printing on the Atlas, we can help customers reduce costs, create products with mass customization, reduce cycle times and innovate quickly.”

Titan and Jabil have tested and validated new pellet formulations of Jabil’s carbon fiber reinforced nylon materials, which are designed to produce stronger, lighter and more flexible parts. “Jabil takes a polymer science approach to developing engineered materials,” said Matt Torosian, director of additive product management at Jabil. “All of our materials are designed exclusively for additive manufacturing, so Titan receives pellets that embody all the necessary attributes to optimize performance and reliability.”

The collaboration between Titan Robotics and Jabil gives customers greater choices from a wide variety of high-performance pellet materials as well as the opportunity to create custom compounds to address specific requirements. By teaming, both organizations also offer an intermediate yet vital step to validate materials and part designs before customers print extremely large and costly, high-end final parts.

As an authorized distributor of Jabil’s 3D printing pellet materials, Titan will support Jabil’s ongoing development of new material formulations for pellet extrusion 3D printing on the Atlas platform.

About Pellet Extrusion on the Atlas

Pellet extrusion on the Atlas enables production additive manufacturing solutions by printing directly with plastic pellets instead of traditional filament. Pellet extrusion increases throughput and decreases material costs, while also expanding the variety of materials that can be 3D printed.

Pellet Extrusion on the Atlas enables order of magnitude material cost savings compared to traditional 3D printing filaments and the ability to print with hundreds of grades of resins. From flexible, low durometer materials up to high-performance and highly filled engineering materials, pellet extrusion on the Atlas utilizes open market materials.

Pellet Extrusion on the Atlas also enables the ability to print large, production parts due to the faster print speeds and higher through-put on the Atlas. Flow rates range from 1 lbs to 30 lbs per hour and prints speeds can top out at 30,000 mm per minute, reducing production time from days to hours.

The combination of reduced feedstock cost and faster print speeds provides reduced operational costs and faster cycle times with organic capacity.

About Titan Robotics

Titan Robotics, Ltd. is a production additive manufacturing solutions provider. Titan designs and fabricates large-format, purpose-built 3D printers, and provides solutions to its customers by developing processes using Titan’s additive manufacturing technology. Specializing in direct pellet fed 3D printing and high flow filament 3D printing, Titan’s large-format systems enable the use of engineering grade and commodity materials. Titan provides complete additive manufacturing implementation, from manufacturing on demand through its printing services, to consulting and material integration processes. Learn more at Titan’s website: www.titan3drobotics.com

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10
Nov

Introducing the New Atlas 3.6 3D Printer with 6 Feet Build Height

Titan expands its Atlas line of industrial 3D printers featuring Dual Pellet and Hybrid Pellet + Filament Extrusion Options

Formnext November 10, 2020

Colorado Springs, CO – Titan Robotics, Ltd. is bringing industrial large-format 3D printing to greater heights with the launch of its largest system, the Atlas 3.6. With a build volume of 50”x50”x72”, the Atlas 3.6 is one of the largest production additive manufacturing systems on the market with state-of-the-art pellet extrusion technology  and an actively heated enclosure , enabling customers to print large parts out of high-performance materials including CF-PEI, GF-PEKK, nylons, ABS and more.

The robust Atlas 3.6 is designed to handle the additional weight and size of the machine, making it compatible with Titan’s Dual Pellet Extrusion and Hybrid Pellet + Filament Extrusion systems. Built with a heavy-duty, rigid design and powerful components, the Atlas 3.6 can maintain accuracy and fast rapid travel speeds with the larger print area.

Atlas 3.6 3D Printer
Atlas 3.6 with Industrial Heated Enclosure

“When several of Titan’s industrial customers began requesting larger custom Atlas machines to meet their production needs, Titan began innovating to provide a robust solution to meet that need,” said Titan Robotics Partner, Rahul Kasat. “With our team of engineers, manufacturing experts and our extensive experience in providing production additive manufacturing solutions, the development of the Atlas 3.6 further enables printing large parts at lower cost reliably using large-format industrial 3D printing. With this large build size, customers can now print large parts as is without worrying about slicing it in multiple sections for printing and trying to assemble it post-printing.”

Titan’s industrial customers are utilizing the Atlas 3.6 across several industries, including aerospace and defense, consumer appliances, foundry and more. With an actively heated chamber reaching 80C and several extrusion configuration options, including Dual Pellet and Hybrid Pellet + Filament, the Atlas 3.6 provides solutions across a wide range of applications, from large-format tooling, patterns and molds, to functional parts.

Atlas 3.6 Printed part
72″ ABS Pellet Printed Part

The Atlas 3.6 is immediately commercially available with extrusion configurations including Dual Pellet Extrusion, Hybrid Dual Pellet + Filament Extrusion, Hybrid Single Pellet + Filament Extrusion, and Single Pellet Extrusion. As a production additive manufacturing system, the Atlas 3.6 features an actively heated chamber, door safety interlocks and industrial CNC control system with closed loop servos on all axes.

Contact Titan’s production additive manufacturing experts to learn more about the Atlas 3.6.

About Pellet Extrusion on the Atlas

Pellet extrusion on the Atlas enables production additive manufacturing solutions by printing directly with plastic pellets instead of traditional filament. Pellet extrusion increases throughput and decreases material costs, while also expanding the variety of materials that can be 3D printed.

Pellet Extrusion on the Atlas enables material cost savings up to 10 times compared to traditional 3D printing filaments and the ability to print with hundreds of grades of resins. From flexible, low durometer materials up to high-performance and highly filled engineering materials, pellet extrusion on the Atlas utilizes open market materials.

Pellet Extrusion on the Atlas also enables the ability to print large, production parts due to the faster print speeds and higher through-put on the Atlas. Flow rates range from 1 lbs to 30 lbs per hour and prints speeds can top out at 30,000 mm per minute, reducing production time from days to hours.

The combination of reduced feedstock cost and faster print speeds provides reduced operational costs and faster cycle times with organic capacity

About Titan Robotics

Titan Robotics, Ltd. is a production additive manufacturing solutions provider. Titan designs and fabricates large-format, purpose-built 3D printers, and provides solutions to its customers by developing processes using Titan’s additive manufacturing technology. Specializing in direct pellet fed 3D printing and high flow filament 3D printing, Titan’s large-format systems enable the use of engineering grade and commodity materials. Titan provides complete additive manufacturing implementation, from manufacturing on demand through its printing services, to consulting and material integration processes. Learn more at Titan’s website: www.titan3drobotics.com

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Maddie Guillory LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/10037660
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