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RenAM 500E

Flexible Explorer AM system

The RenAM 500E is Renishaw's Explorer AM system. It is designed to offer value to new users, who want a safe starting point to develop their AM skills and understanding. It also offers expandability to add sensors and features to create a more advanced system for research and development purposes.

RenAM 500E

Key benefits

  • Built on the operational principles of Renishaw's AM 400 system whilst incorporating enhancements based on RenAM 500Q technology.
  • Effective gas flow across the powder bed is vital to maintain consistent energy transmission – ensuring consistent high-quality processing, improving safety and minimising turn around time.
  • Designed to offer users the ability to change between different materials for the purposes of experimentation and process flexibility.
  • Renishaw's innovative optical system Fusion, tightly integrates with the advanced digital control system to unlock multiple processing modes, allowing both modulated processing for fine lattices and detailed features, and continuous processing to unlock higher productivity and the potential to process in thicker layers.

Key features

  • Build volume 250 mm x 250 mm x 350 mm
  • Class leading vacuum preparation and low argon consumption
  • System powder handling via the glove box
  • Class 1 laser safety
  • Safety integrity level (SIL) rated oxygen sensor
  • Patented large SafeChange™ process emissions filtration


Renishaw offer a range of software packages to complement your AM system


Metal powders

Renishaw offers a wide range of high quality metal powders for our AM systems.

Metal powders

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