Additive Manufacturing Technologies

 

The variety of additive manufacturing processes is impressive in terms of the type of technology implemented, performance and applications. The Association provides opportunities for all members to exchange insights into know-how and multiple requirements.
Detailed descriptions and examples of each technology can be found on the right side.

Additive Manufacturing: An Overview

Additive Manufacturing of Injection Molding Tools with a High Gloss Surface

13.07.2016 Metal Powder Application Technology is an innovative and multifaceted additive manufacturing process that makes do without laser.

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Combination of Additive and Machining Manufacturing

17.03.2016 Technology integration made by Sauer: Laser deposition welding and 5-axis milling combined intelligently makes for goodsurfaces and high component precision.

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3D Real-Time Monitoring

14.03.2016 In-situ process monitoring is one of the strategic technology areas of Concept Laser, and is one which the machine manufacturer is now expanding to include the QMmeltpool 3D for three-dimensional real-time monitoring.

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Additive Manufacturing from the Perspective of Major Users
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Laser Metal Deposition with Integrated Milling Process
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Standardisation for Additive Manufacturing

Automation in Additive Manufacturing Needs a Standardized Stream

14.11.2015 3D print systems are still isolated applications in process chains with a high amount of manual shares, but users want automated, quality-controlled processes. More than 90 machine manufacturers, users, automators, and research institutes collaborate in the Association.

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Standardisation for Additive Manufacturing

23.11.2014 The members of the Working Group Standardisation seek a more practical and industry-oriented standardization.

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Standardisation

Standards are the basis for the successful development of further 3D printing methods and thus ensure the functioning of global markets.

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Contact us

Rainer Gebhardt

Additive Manufacturing Association - Project Management

Phone: 

(+49 69) 66 03-19 02


Fax: 

(+49 69) 66 03-29 02


rainer.gebhardt@vdma.org

Brigitta Ritter-Lenzing

Additive Manufacturing Association Administration

Phone: 

(+49 69) 66 03-14 52


Fax: 

(+49 69) 66 03-24 52


brigitta.ritter@vdma.org

3D Printing Technologies