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Optomec Launches Library for Customer Publications on Printed Metal and Electronics

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Online tool samples 1000+ papers from 100+ Universities and Industrial Labs

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., July 28, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Optomec Inc., a manufacturer of industrial 3D Additive Manufacturing machines, announced today that it has created an online search tool for researchers seeking published work in the areas of Printed Electronics and 3D Printed Metals. The new tool, called Additive Research Hub, catalogs scores of research papers written and published by Optomec machine users worldwide and allows researchers to find relevant papers through a keyword search tool. Optomec users have published more than 3500 academic papers, half of which were published in just the last 4 years.

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3 Dimensional Electronic Structure Created with Aerosol Jet® Printing (Photo: Business Wire)

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"In addition to our production customers, Optomec has hundreds of users doing research in both the Metal Additive and Printed Electronics areas," said Mike Dean, Optomec Marketing VP. "The Research Hub gives them a short-cut to finding papers that supplement their research. There are more Optomec Additive Manufacturing machines running in public and private research labs than those from anyone else--by far. It’s nice to have a single repository for our users to find each other’s work."

Some examples of some recent papers from the Research Hub:

Aerosol Jet® 3D Printed Electronics

LENS® 3D Printed Metals

Optomec is a privately-held, rapidly growing supplier of Additive Manufacturing systems. Optomec’s patented Aerosol Jet Systems for printed electronics, and LENS and Huffman brand 3D Printers for metal component production and repair, are used by industry to reduce product cost and improve performance. Together, these unique printing solutions work with the broadest spectrum of functional materials, ranging from electronic inks to structural metals and even biological matter. Optomec has delivered more than 500 of its proprietary Additive Manufacturing systems to more than 200 marquee customers around the world, for production applications in the electronics, energy, life sciences and aerospace industries. Our users include countless blue-chip manufacturing companies, such as GE, Samsung, Raytheon, Siemens, Lockheed and LiteOn, as well as the US Air Force, US Navy, US Army and NASA. For more information, visit

LENS is a registered trademark of Sandia National Labs; Aerosol Jet is a registered trademark of Optomec, Inc.

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