Automated Surface Finishing for 3D-printed metal parts as enabler for serial production – Presented by Wolfgang Hansal, Hirtenberger Engineered Surfaces

Wolfgang Hansal

Wolfgang Hansal, Hirtenberger Engineered Surfaces will speak at 3D Printing Post-Processing Conference on April 17, 2019, during 3D Printing Event in The Netherlands.

With the evolution of 3D-printing of metals from the prototyping scale towards a serial production the different steps in the production chain must be fully understood and adjusted to the each other in order to guarantee a constant and reproducible quality of the final products. Among the different process steps, the post-processing of AM metal parts is crucial but nevertheless still an open issue at industrial scale.

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Industrial Finishing Solutions for High-Volume AM Applications – Presented by Maximilian Kraus, DyeMansion

Maximilian Kraus

Industrial Finishing Solutions for High-Volume AM Applications – Presented by Maximilian Kraus, DyeMansion, at 3D Printing Post-Processing Conference on April 17, 2019, during 3D Printing Event in The Netherlands.

Additive manufacturing (AM) has the potential to revolutionize the future of manufacturing. As for the production of polymer plastic parts this means not only challenging, but keeping up with the status quo, injection molding. In order to achieve this, AM has to change for the better along its whole value chain and improve part design, part building and part finishing.

Based on customer case studies Maximilian Kraus gives an overview of the current situation as well as an outlook of what to come.

Interview

What drives you?

The driving force of our company and our vision is to challenge conventional manufacturing technologies.

Why should the delegate attend your presentation?

So far, little attention has been paid to the whole post-processing topic. We realized that this part of the AM chain is especially important to make the next big step towards serial AM production.

What emerging technologies/trends do you see as having the greatest potential in the short and long run?

We see a very big potential in powder-bed technologies as those really allow freedom of design.

What kind of impact do you expect them to have?

We are sure that powder-bed printing technologies will be an accepted way of manufacturing for diverse industries.

What are the barriers that might stand in the way?

Keeping the three pillars of AM – Design, Build and Finish – always connected and balanced.

“Special Quote”

AM has the potential to revolutionize the future of manufacturing.

About DyeMansion GmbH

DyeMansion is a Munich, Germany-based company offering finishing systems that turn 3D-printed raw parts into high-value products.

About 3D Printing Event

On April 16 and April 17, 2019, Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Sittard-Geleen, The Netherlands, will host a two-day 3D Printing Event
focused on the entire 3D Printing manufacturing value chain from
design to end product.The event will include five dedicated conferences
and an exhibition.

  • April 16 – 3D Printing Materials Conference – topics: polymers (new materials), metals and multi materials used in 3D Printing
  • April 16 – 3D Design & Engineering Conference
    – topics: 3D design & 3D engineering tools / Visualisation tools,
    Reverse engineering, Value Engineering / Virtual Engineering, Topology
    Optimization, Blockchain & more
  • April 17 – 3D Printing Post-Processing Conference – topics: All actions that are performed after parts are removed from a 3D printer – issues, solutions & future trends.
  • April 17 – AM Integrated Factory Conference
    – topics: Hybrid manufacturing, Implementation of AM systems as part of
    an end-to-end production workflow, Implementation of AM systems in the
    ‘traditional’ production processes
  • April 17 – 4D Printing & Meta Materials Conference
    – topics: 4D Printing from idea to full functionality, Smart materials,
    Applications & opportunities for designing and engineering
  • April 16-17 – Exhibition – Companies active in 3D Printing related fields will be present to showcase the latest developments.

For more information about the event and registration, we invite you to visit https://www.3dprintingevent.com/

This event is organised by Jakajima. For a complete list of upcoming conferences and events, we invite you to visit https://www.jakajima.eu/events/list/

Digitized 3D Post-Printing to Enable Additive Manufacturing at Scale – Presented by Bruno Bourquet, PostProcess Technologies

Bruno Bourquet

Digitized 3D Post-Printing to Enable Additive Manufacturing at Scale – Presented by Bruno Bourquet, PostProcess Technologies, at the 3D Printing Post-Processing Conference, December 4, 2018, at Brightlands Chemelot Campus, Sittard-Geleen, The Netherlands.

With the forecasted exponential growth of the industrial 3D Printing industry comes challenges for the market to scale to achieve its full potential. One of these challenges is the bottleneck in post-processing as a result of methods adopted while the market was still in its infancy. These approaches, including manual labor and traditional finishing machinery, are proving to hinder scale-up to production volumes as they result in high breakage, low throughput, and inconsistent quality. Continue reading “Digitized 3D Post-Printing to Enable Additive Manufacturing at Scale – Presented by Bruno Bourquet, PostProcess Technologies”