3D printed tools/components in highly wear resistant materials

VBN Components AB is a frontline materials company that develops new wear- and heat-resistant metals in near-net-shape. With a patented process, tools and components are manufactured directly from powder, using additive manufacturing (3D-printing). The materials are pore free with a hardness ranging from 55–72 HRC (600-1100 HV) at present. Launched the world’s hardest steel November 2017.