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SLS 3D Printing in Aerospace and Aviation

Additive Manufacturing for Durable, Lightweight, and Complex parts
SLS 3D printing in the aerospace industry is revolutionizing the way durable, lightweight, and complex parts are manufactured. This additive manufacturing technology offers unprecedented supply chain flexibility and enables the production of intricate components in a single operation, marking a significant leap in efficiency and innovation.
On-Site Spare Parts Production

Reduce downtime and external supplier dependencies by producing spare parts in-house.

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Lightweight Aerospace Components

Create strong and lightweight parts to enhance fuel efficiency and overall performance.

Complex Part
Designs

Enjoy full design freedom with intricate structures, optimizing aerodynamics and functionality.

Faster
Prototyping

Accelerate development cycles with fast prototyping, bringing innovation to market faster.

Transforming Aerospace Manufacturing​

From Complete Design Flexibility to On-Demand Manufacturing

Unleash the potential of Sintratec’s Swiss-made Modular Systems and transform your manufacturing processes with our state-of-the-art SLS 3D printing technology.

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Case Study Highlight

Enhancing Firefighting Efforts with Empa’s Advanced Drone Technology

Drones can go where humans often can’t, making drones incredibly useful for emergency response and rescue missions. The Swiss Empa Institute’s Laboratory of Sustainability Robotics, have pioneered a groundbreaking drone tailored for firefighting missions.

 

Utilizing the Sintratec S2, this drone is designed to withstand and operate in extreme temperature environments, providing real-time video data to ensure safer firefighting operations.

SLS 3D Printing for Drones

Proven in the field

Discover how our customers, spanning businesses of all scales and diverse industries, are leading

the transformation of 3D printing in research, prototyping and small series production.

Samuel Ruetsche
“SLS is well suited for aerospace, because it allows for very light components and for several functions to be integrated into one part.”

Samuel Rütsche

Structural Engineer ARIS

David Häusermann
“The SLS technology and its excellent material properties are perfect for drone construction – high quality, robust and heat resistant parts.”

David Häusermann

Research Engineer EMPA

Alberto Ortona
“We will benefit more and more from the possibilities of additive technologies in the aerospace sector.”

Prof. Alberto Ortona

Director Hybrid Materials Laboratory SUPSI

“SLS is well suited for aerospace, because it allows for very light components and for several functions to be integrated into one part.”

Samuel Rütsche Structural Engineer ARIS
Samuel Ruetsche

“The SLS technology and its excellent material properties are perfect for drone construction – high quality, robust and heat resistant parts.”

David Häusermann Research Engineer EMPA
David Häusermann

“We will benefit more and more from the possibilities of additive technologies in the aerospace sector.”

Prof. Alberto Ortona Director Hybrid Materials Laboratory SUPSI
Alberto Ortona
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Our SLS 3D Printers

Industrial SLS 3D printers, ideal for rapid prototyping and small series to larger manufacturing setups, meeting all production needs with outstanding Swiss quality and reliability. 

Sintratec S3

The S3, an advanced Fusion Module equipped with a high-speed 30-watt fiber laser, is engineered to process industrial grade materials.

Sintratec S2

The S2 features a 10-watt fiber laser, enabling you to produce high quality parts and prototypes with exceptional properties and accuracy.

Sintratec Kit

World’s first assembly kit, optimized for research & education. Comes with open parameters and features adjustable laser and speed settings.