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The working group Automation has compiled an overview of the entire process chain of additive manufacturing using the powder bed method. Currently, a list of available solutions on the way to automated production is being compiled.
Rösler publishes results of a study with the Politecnico Milano
Certification and process testing of pressure vessels manufactured with additive manufacturing at BASF
AM Factory: Turnkey plant with IT-networked freeformer
The VDMA magazine reports in its August issue about our member Toolcraft. Author Nikolaus Fecht shows how Christoph Hauck and Prof. Dr. Ing. Johannes Henrich Schleifenbaum think about 3D printing.
Customized footwear: 3D printed in a 2-component silicone, realized with the 2-component print head from ViscoTec
Additive manufacturing allows for functionality – no-holds-barred
In order to manufacture complex joints out of Inconel in small batch series, the use of additive technologies suggests itself. But do AM components resist higher loads as well as forged joints do?
Additive Manufacturing at SMS group boosts innovation in the production of spray heads Spray heads printed to the 3D method have less weight, are process-optimized in design and more flexible in use.
Siemens is a winner of the international 3D Printing Industry Award in the category "3D Printing application of the year". The company was honored for the worldwide first successful test of gas turbine blades manufactured with Additive Manufacturing (AM).
High pressure reactors are used in process engineering to carry out chemical reactions at pressures up to 200 bar.
Siemens has had a breakthrough with 3D-printed gas turbine blades in 3D. For the first time, a team of experts has tested at full load output in a gas turbine gas turbine blades that have been exclusively manufactured with additive technology.
The Materialise GmbH shows where additive Manufacturing could be used for a lightweight electric car.
Modern 3D printing technologies and other additive manufacturing technologies simplify product development, and they facilitate completely new products. With a special variant of laser direct structuring (LDS), laser specialist LPKF Laser & Electronics AG extends their range of functions.
The Krause DiMaTec GmbH with a further example of the industrial application of additive manufactured parts.
The three project partners airbus, Concept Laser and Laser Zentrum Nord are selected for the „Deutsche Zukunftspreis“. The topic is the development of parts for the aircraft using additive manufacturing
Video über den Einsatz von 3-Druck im All unter zusammenarbeit von Altair, eos und RUAG Space
The Krause DiMaTec GmbH with an example for the use of laser melting
Kegelmann Technik with an example for the use of additive manufacturing from the automobile industry
Thaletec uses additively manufactured porous structures for the finely dispersed insertion of gases into liquids
Applications at manufacturers of die casting machines and tools show how additive manufacturing proves its strengths exactly when conventional technology reaches its limits.