CREATE

Image Credit: Oakridgelab Design for Additive Manufacturing (DFAM) When designing for 3D-printing (AM), it is important but also difficult to free the mind from ordinary construction constraints (freedom of design) in order to create new improved designs that utilizes the advantages of the new construction method. When producing the digital component, one method is to […]

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3D-PRINT

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech 3D-printing system 3D-printing in metals is made either by having a flat powder bed and locally melt the material with a laser or electron beam, or by depositing powder- or wire material and locally melt the added material with a laser or electric arc. In this project, powder bed Selective laser melting […]

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TEST

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech For additive manufactured components the material differs depending on thickness of parts, printing strategy and design for 3D-printing. Due to the material complexity of 3D-printed components, conventional test methods might be misleading. Therefore adapted test methods needs to be applied in order to test and verify functionality for each type of component. […]

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SELL

Image Credit: 3dprint.com The Nordic market The Nordic region (Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland) with its 1.4 trillion dollar plus economy is considered one of the ten largest economies in the world, and the fifth largest market in Europe. The market nature of the northern part of Sweden, Finland and Norway, also known as the […]

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C3TS

”Metal AM, in particular, is making impressive inroads into final part production” ”They often offer similar or better material properties than parts made with conventional processes” ”It is ideal for high-value, low-volume production of complex parts” ”Complexity for free” What is 3D-printing? Additive Manufacturing (AM), also called 3D-printing, has potential to change how the manufacturing […]

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1st Additive manufacturing seminar. New platform for AM in Northern Sweden

On 20th September a seminar for industry on additive manufacturing was be held at LTU, with professor Frank Brückner from Fraunhofer IWS as guest speaker. General and future developments of 3D-printing was addressed. During the seminar, there were lots of information and questions relating to many different aspects of AM in metals, but also hybrid approaches. […]

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Interested in 3D-printing?

Collaborative project (2017-2019) Interested in metal 3D-printing? Industrial collaboration wanted! Companies are most welcome to contact us to discuss how we could help Contact information This project is collaborating with regional project member universities and companies to get to know (increase awareness) and apply 3D-printing of metal components as a modern, flexible and competitive manufacturing […]

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