Why Choose Barber-Nichols for Additive Manufacturing?

Why Choose Barber-Nichols?

We don’t just print “best-effort” parts – we design, analyze, and optimize to print parts that meet your requirements, offering:

  • Comprehensive understanding of application requirements
  • Informed selection of candidate components for additive manufacturing
  • Help build your business case comparing conventional 5-axis milling vs. investment casting vs. 3D printing
  • Exhaustive material property database of additively manufactured materials with results from over 1,000 samples, including high-temperature, fatigue, and creep behavior of:
    • Inconel 718
    • Inconel 625
    • Haynes 282
    • 316 Stainless Steel
    • 17-4 Stainless Steel
    • Monel K500
    • AlSi10Mg
  • Full structural, thermal, electromagnetic, and CFD analysis
  • In-house DMLS additive manufacturing capacity and parameter development
  • World-class machine shop and advanced electrochemical machining (ECM) and polishing