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A hard metal – cemented carbide – produced with new shapes and functions, without sintering or machining. Minimal material waste. A patented alloy that is heat resistant up to at least 750°C. After years of research, VBN Components was the first company to succeed with this innovation, which has just won the German “Best of Industry Award”.
Swedish VBN Components develops new materials with extreme wear and heat resistance, produced with 3D printing. For more than a decade the company has been pioneering the metal industry. The latest innovation, the cemented carbide Vibenite® 480, was awarded on June 25th with the German “Best of Industry Award” in the category of additive manufacturing. The magazine and organizer MM Maschinenmarkt broadcasted an online prize ceremony from Würzburg.
The Vibenite® 480 alloy is extremely heat and wear-resistant, and also corrosion-resistant. The fact that it is produced by additive manufacturing / 3D printing is absolutely ground-breaking. It enables complex shapes for industrial tools and components and reduces environmental impact to an absolute minimum.
“Germany is a very important market for us, and we are delighted to receive this award in this heavy competition. The company vision is to renew the materials industry in the world by developing materials that …
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