Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Siemens fits first 3D-printed parts on industrial steam turbine in India

3D-printed oil sealing ring for an industrial steam turbine 3D-printed oil sealing ring for an industrial steam turbine

Setting another Additive Manufacturing milestone, Siemens has fitted the first replacement parts – two oil sealing rings that were 3D-printed from metal – for an industrial steam turbine operating in India. The oil sealing rings help keep oil separated from steam inside the turbine, using pressurized air.

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