Delivering integrated solutions for Metal Additive Manufacturing Applications

Whether you are looking for a stand-alone equipment that needs basic & reliable functionality, or for a more complex, integrated systems that controls critical operations, Polycontrols has the necessary expertise to deliver the performance you need and the quality you demand. Our customers appreciate our personalized services and our ability to meet their requirements in areas such as:

Specializations & Fields of expertise in System Integration

  • Custom equipment design, fabrication and certification
  • Robotic, instrument and sensor integration
  • Software integration, Data acquisition, Analysis and Reporting

Project Portfolio in Metal Additive Manufacturing

Since its foundation in 1982, Polycontrols provides integration & engineering services. The individual and collective expertise of our technical team provide global solutions in a timely manner. Our portfolio of projects in the field of Metal Additive Manufacturing by cold spray includes (but is not limited to):

  • Surface preparation
  • Coating/build-up by Thermal Spray and Cold Spray
  • Robotic machining & surface finishing
  • Integration of sensors and diagnostics tools
  • Local, laser-based thermal treatment (no impact nor damage to substrate)
  • Feeding of low flowability/hard to feed material (metallic and ceramic powders)
  • Controlled atmosphere to reduce oxidation
  • Helium & Argon gas recovery system
  • Switchover and automatic tools changer to reduce manipulation and rework
  • Automation of equipment form various OEMs, Sensors, Robotics, Data logging, analytics and machine learning

Our Technical Team and Expertise

Polycontrols employees have all the necessary management, design, construction, and commissioning skills to deliver projects according to schedule and budgets, and to identify problem areas on time to help to find optimal solutions.

The size of our team allows us to provide our clients with a very personalized service adapted to their different business needs in metal additive manufacturing.  Moreover, Polycontrols manufactures directly in-house systems and equipment to exact customer specifications.  Benefiting from close partnership between all professionals, all the way from design to test phase, we can provide cost-effective solutions with the quality and integrity that our clients expect. All our facilities are fully accredited to national and international standards.

Complete Full Size Test Facility

Polycontrols offer its customers the opportunity to test their systems in one of our four in-house dedicated test facilities. Our standard facility accommodates small and medium size projects and our large capacity industrialization facility for metal additive manufacturing (PolyCSAM) offers our customers a 2875 square foot dedicated and controlled environment that ensures confidentiality. In addition to provide access to several different Thermal Spray/Cold Spray systems from all major manufacturers, our facility is equipped with:

  • Complete agnostic metal additive manufacturing platform
  • 9-axis robotic platform with an 8m operating span
  • Complete data collection and connectivity platform, Industry 4.0 oriented
  • Complete infrastructure suitable for Thermal & Cold Spray

Why Should I Work With Polycontrols?

Industrial applications require pragmatic, cost-effective, on-budget and on-schedule approaches. Mastering all core disciplines in-house – sensors, controls, electrical, mechanical, robotics, surface engineering and IA – allows us to balance and coordinate the many complex and interdependent requirements of a project design thoroughly, efficiently and with a common focus.

For nearly four decades, Polycontrols has developed and maintained long-term relationships with its customers thanks to a company culture based on performance, quality and mutual trust. Should you choose to work with us, you can be assured of a prompt and personalized service and support.

Our Commitment to Quality

Our reputation for quality and customer support was not built overnight. It has been acquired and refined over the years thanks to hard work, rigor and passion.

Recognized for their professionalism, our employees share the same values to ensure successful project completion and full customer satisfaction.  All our practices are supported by our ISO 9001 Quality system, our strict code of ethics, and they comply with the Canadian Controlled Goods Program.