Additive Manufacturing in Industry

The Additive Manufacturing Association focuses on industrial applications of additive manufacturing and the successful use of different methods. So far, the integration of the new technologies has progressed in niches. The reports of manufacturers and users provide insights into leading technologies and their applications.

Technology Suppliers Report

Innovative mixing nozzle additively manufactured

19.10.2016 Thaletec uses additively manufactured porous structures for the finely dispersed insertion of gases into liquids

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3D spray heads cut cycle time and increase tool service life in closed-die forging

03.11.2017 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.

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Siemens wins 3D Printing Industry Award

02.06.2017 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).

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From one piece – glass-lined high pressure reactor with tempering channel made using additive manufacturing

31.03.2017 High pressure reactors are used in process engineering to carry out chemical reactions at pressures up to 200 bar.

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Articles and Downloads
  • The industrial implementation of additive manufacturing is a major goal of the Additive Manufacturing Association. The various application sectors present successful sample applications on this page. Many of them have been showcased at the "User Case Area" at Formnext in Frankfurt by members of the association. The Additive Manufacturing Association within VDMA (German Mechanical Engineering Association) is honorary sponsor of the trade fair Formnext.