Mersen’s expertise to support revolutionary metal 3D printing technology of Velo3D

Paris, March 28, 2022 – Mersen, a global expert in electrical power and advanced materials, has announced the signing of a contract with Velo3D to supply silicon carbide (SiC) mirrors for direct lasers in the company’s Sapphire XC 3D printers. The contract is worth US$2.1 million.
A total of 16 Mersen SiC mirrors will be fitted in each Sapphire XC printer, which is Velo3D’s latest and largest metal 3D printer. The unparalleled rigidity and stability of Mersen’s SiC mirrors allow for exceptional manufacturing speed and precision.


Mersen Optosic SiC mirrors