17. June 2021
Every month, the latest Scientific Publications and Patent Publications for Innovative Materials are scanned, structured with Artificial Intelligence and sent out to the users in the form of a tailormade Newsletter.
The AM-System Wizard 480+ enables you to manufacture with CFF (Continuous Filament Fabrication) and FFF (Fused Filament Fabrication) as well as their combination for components of 400x300x400 mm. The device offers 4 changing stations, an open, flexible material system and water-cooled print heads.
16. June 2021
Every Month, CENTREDOC checks the new patent publications worldwide in the area of 3DPrinting. The results are structured according to technologies and suppliers, and an automatic alert is sent to the users if something new pops up in their area of choice.
We are pleased to introduce the new consulting concept of SGSolution AG and nw GmbH. The SGS Academy focuses on knowledge transfer in 3D printing, technical assessment of a company/products and change management.
With industry standards such as GOM's Fringe Projection and Blue Light Technology, the sensor provides the basis for detailed, accurate 3D meshes. The integrated GOM Inspect software helps you apply the mesh to any project, whether 3D printing, reverse engineering or the inspection of components.
14. May 2021
ZPP, your competent partner in additive manufacturing. From economic & technical feasibility studies, customized product development, topology optimization and simulation, process and parameter development for various metal alloys to general and customer-specific education and training on the topic.
11. May 2021
In this R&D project at ZPP/ZHAW, a planet carrier for a planetary gearbox was optimized by additive manufacturing. An example that excellently demonstrates the "added value" of AM (L-PBF). With the result of reducing components, assembly time, inertia forces and weight.
23. February 2021
With the additive machine tool, the Wizard 480+ and the APS continuous fiber technology, reproducible feather-light and highly resilient functional components can be additively manufactured!
Try NX Cloud Connected Products for free for your designs and learn how NX CAD capabilities can help you develop world-class, high-quality products. Start to design and program parts in minutes. No installation is required.
22. February 2021
The next generation of gas turbines will be a real game changer - and additive technologies and their advantages are key to build more sustainable turbines. Learn more about how future industrial gas turbines will benefit from additive manufacturing.
18. February 2021
Lecture by Livia Zumofen at the "virtual" Fraunhofer Direct Digital Manufacturing Conference DDMC 2020 - Laser Powder Bed Fusion of 30CrNiMo8 Steel for Quenching and Tempering – Examination of the Processability and Mechanical Properties.
15. February 2021
Dreaming of big and heavy additive parts for the next generation of gas turbines? With printing space as big as 500 x 500 x 500 mm, we offer serial production of large additive manufactured components with extremely complex shapes integrating more details and functions.
9. December 2020
LIGHTWAY offers in-house expertise in design, advanced additive manufacturing techniques, 3D metal printing, robotic CNC machining and final finishing with emphasis on quality and efficiency throughout the entire production process. Learn how LIGHTWAY increased productivity with Siemens NX.
3. December 2020
In order for the e-bike company FLYER to grow further, the focus is on rapid product development. To support its own innovation process, FLYER chose the NXE400 SLA printer, which enabled it to reduce both design and production time by 48%.
1. December 2020
The AMotion Center in Stabio, Switzerland recently received the recertification for its excellent quality management system of the development and production of metal alloys solutions.
17. November 2020
Ultra-Large-Scale Printing? Specific post-processing or technically complex plastics - designed according to your individual needs? Whatever you are looking for - our service range can help you.
11. November 2020
WASP's 3D printing systems are equipped with reliable kinematics and print volumes of up to 1 meter. They enable the printing of various industrial materials, including polyamide carbon. The devices can be managed and remotely monitored via smartphone, tablet or PC.
4. November 2020
Since June 2018, our iron casting plant in Leipzig (DE) has had its own innovation center with a team working on additive manufacturing and its application for sand cores used in iron casting.
20. October 2020
Cooper Standard Automotive is one of the leading suppliers of plastic and rubber components for the automotive industry. By using EviXscan 3D scanners, Cooper Standard Automotive has increased efficiency and quality in various areas of production.
13. October 2020
The eviXscan 3D scanner and camera family includes high-quality 3D measuring devices for precise quality control, reverse engineering and prototyping.
16. September 2020
For the first time, extremely strong and at the same time very light-weight components can be printed using a combination of CFF and FFF 3D printing. New types of high-precision 3D printing systems in combination with real continuous carbon fiber open up new dimensions.
8. September 2020
26. August 2020
Are you specifically interested in 3D measurement technology or software from GOM? Then we cordially invite you to a digital demo! The easy way to experience GOM technology.
We offer you a 1-day training course for the free GOM Inspect software at your location. The participants receive an introduction to the user interface and handling, import of network, scan and CAD data as well as network processing.
Are you looking for special solutions in the field of additive manufacturing, automation technology, robotics or composite materials? Tell us your ideas and we will find a suitable solution for you.
UNA wheel, a start-up from Moscow, invented a unique electric motor, giving wheelchair users extra mobility. The electric motor is attached to a wheelchair with a load-bearing fixture which needs to be extremely stable and lightweight simultaneously. A perfect task for the Composer A4 by Anisoprint.
12. August 2020
One of the largest seamless parts of the market. Learn more how we support you from the first concept up to the serial production of your solution - we move your application ahead.
3DCeram, partner of 3D-MODEL AG offers a turnkey solution for ceramic 3D printing with advanced material base and printing solution with hybrid systems. Thus the Ceramaker Hybrid is able to print several materials at the same time and to produce intelligent design parts.
The ATOS ScanBox is a complete optical 3D measuring machine that was developed by GOM for an efficient quality control in the production and manufacturing process.
29. July 2020
In almost all industries, ATOS sensors have established themselves as optical 3D measuring systems. The new sensor perfects the triad of design, technology and performance.
The noonee chairless chair relieves worker, supports a healthy working position and makes the worker more efficient. During the product development, Rapid Manufacturing Ltd. played an intensive role by supporting noonee sometimes even with express production of prototypes.
23. July 2020
3DCeram has developed a technology based on stereolithography for the production of bioceramic skull or jawbone implants. This technology allows to control the porosity, use calcium phosphates as materials and adapt the implant to the patient.
If time is short we can make an express order. To do this, we reduce the height (volume to be produced) so that we reach the desired time window. Hard to believe, but in combination with express courier services, next-day deliveries of parts become possible.
22. July 2020
Additive Manufacturing (AM) offers unlimited possibilities in terms of design, speed and production processes. We have the know-how to apply it in serial production.
15. July 2020
Experience the complete Siemens Additive Manufacturing portfolio in a virtual space. Our AM experts will guide you live along the entire AM- value chain into the world of additive manufacturing from Siemens and give you insights into our innovative solutions and technologies.
10. July 2020
From a simple two-hour search in order to assess the existing patents on your idea, to a comprehensive map of thousands of patents which could influence your strategy, CENTREDOC offers the complete range of services you need for professional decision-making.
Götti Dimension X allows a complete new individualisation. The system: a front, 3 sizes, 3 nose bridges and custom-made temples. The result: perfect wearing comfort thanks to eyesglasses with identity.
2. July 2020
Your innovation platform RAPID has been the reference among technology monitoring tools for 15 years. With this monitoring and multi-source solution, all strategic information flows of your company can be managed on a single platform (patents, science)
With 3D printing there are hardly any limits to your imagination and creativity. Even extinct species can be brought back to the present. This also applies to this dinosaur trophy, which was first modeled virtually and then 3D-printed using stereolithography.
25. June 2020
Industrial SLS system for less than € 70,000?
MfgPro230 xS has a large print volume and a high printing speed of up to 1 liter/h. Process high performance materials such as PA12.
alcento is a premium ornamental light for both home and office use. Part of the design are three cable clamps for fixation. They have to be black, good quality and should be produced in Switzerland in a small batch serie. The requirements were matched with the new additive SLS FLIGHT technology.
Every month we publish the latest publications with innovations on the topic of advanced manufacturing in all important industries worldwide. Benefit from this professional technology monitoring.
15. June 2020
For additively manufactured components with complex geometries, conventional test methods reach their limits. Using the example of housings intended for hearing protection and a connection angle, we show you how you can achieve reliable quality assurance despite complexity and structure.
19. May 2020
DWS Systems designs and manufactures high-precision 3D printing systems for prototyping and fast - also industrial - production. The fine-beam laser enables complex productions that would not have been possible without the DWS 3D printing technology.
30. April 2020
helpfulETH is an initiative by the ETH Domain and Swiss academia. Its aim is to place the expertise of Swiss academia and Swiss industrial partners at the disposal of the Swiss healthcare system in order to offer as much support as possible to tackle COVID-19.
26. March 2020
Are you looking for the right 3D printing solution for your project or specific AM materials? Are you considering investing in the development of 3D know-how? We offer training and advise you so that you can benefit from the fascinating 3D printing technology.
25. March 2020
The example from the 3D Chromos practice shows that anyone who now integrates the possibilities of additive manufacturing (AM) technology, thinks further and obtains information can not only cushion worst-case scenarios in the production chain, but also benefit from technological optimizations.
25. February 2020
With technological superiority the zero-point system from AMF has virtually revolutionised the zero-point clamping technology market. The highly precise clamping modules with high draw-in, locking and holding forces ensure perfect clamping in the widest range of applications.
You can't hear or see them. And yet they are true masters when it comes to reducing set-up times: the Zero-Point clamping system from AMF. This has also convinced MATSUURA, and so the AMF Zero-Point for their revolutionary hybrid machines ensures greater efficiency.
18. February 2020
Ultrasint TPU 90A by BASF allows the product of highly flexible and wear resistant end-use parts. We are proud to be one of the first companies worldwide offering this innovative material.
Our mission is to provide an easy-to-use 3D ecosystem of reliable plug and play printers based on the needs and feedback of our users. Our users always inspire us to do our best. As in the case of the new Craftbot Flow generation.
URMA shows the successful use of additive manufacturing in heat transfer. Find out how additive manufacturing reveals a variety of advantages in a heat exchanger. After successful implementation of the concept, further potential for optimisation opens up.
12. February 2020
In an extended study, the Institute for Materials Engineering and Plastics Processing at the University of Applied Sciences in Rapperswil used various tests to investigate how the surface of additively manufactured components can be improved using SURFAST.
11. February 2020
Swiss premiere: SATURN printer by ATMAT. An impressive build volume of 1200 x 1000 x 1000 mm allows the print of big parts. Thanks to the heated build chamber and the dual printhead, complexity, and performance reach a new level of performance. Come and see the printer at our booth.
6. February 2020
There are many good reasons why elastic materials are used: to achieve a specific function, a special feel or an unusual appearance to name just a few – 3D printing helps in a fast and precise way to manufacture components made of silicone and rubber.
Access to high quality and functional prototypes made of plastic or elastomers has never been easier and faster than with the 3D Systems MJP EasyClean System. In addition, this 3D printer excels with 3D printing speeds up to three times faster than printers of the same class.
4. February 2020
The SLM®280 Selective Laser Melting machine provides a 280 x 280 x 365 mm process chamber and patented multi-beam laser technology optimized for production.
23. January 2020
Creativity and a dash of extravagance are required for a perfect appearance at Baselworld. This is why the luxury watch manufacturer Carl F. Bucherer came to my3dworld to showcase his watch collection in the best light alongside a unique shop window design with 3D subjects.
6. December 2019
The heart of the welding process is the hybrid welding head with both an integrated GMA welding torch and laser optics. The new development of the part manufactured with the SLM® technology in one component saved Fronius costs by considerably reducing assembly efforts.
13. November 2019
With clever design, Samaplast reduces downtime by 50%. The new vacuum gripper increases productivity significantly, because it weighs only just the half. The design freedom of additive manufacturing of metal provides everything that is needed besides the good idea of an engineer.
6. November 2019
The Böhler E185 AMPO is a low-alloyed C-steel that was spezially developped for the demands of the 3D printing industry. It is characterised among other things by the possibility of surface treatment and its high toughness.
31. October 2019
SLM technology is becoming increasingly important in the manufacture of dental components. Learn why SLM titanium implants are a promising approach to skull and jaw bone reconstruction.
24. October 2019
HOVADUR® Powder for Additive Manufacturing like SLM, LMD and MIM - suitable for applications like e.g. Plastic Injection Molding, Welding, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace.
22. October 2019
At the Swiss Medtech Expo Philip Oris, SLS Solutions, addressed the technical development of the selective laser melting technology. By doing so, he demonstrated how SLM enables the fabrication of patient-friendly titanium implants. URMA is the exclusive partner in Switzerland for SLM Solutions.
30. September 2019
Using additive manufacturing, Share your BICAR AG and the ZHAW Center for Product and Process Development in Zurich are creating a true innovation for the future with a sustainable, emission-free vehicle.
4. September 2019
In a feasibility study carried out in cooperation with the Hightech Zentrum Aargau AG, different methods for modifying surfaces were compared. This study illustrates why patented SURFAST® technology is a real innovation.
17. July 2019
Whether you want to visualize your idea as a digital 3D model, digitize a real object or print your own 3D file: My3dworld offers you a one-stop-shop experience and invites you to dive into the fascinating world of 3D printing with us.
21. June 2019
The Ultimaker S5 is an office desktop 3D printer. It produces industrial-quality components and excels with simple setup and reliable dual extrusion. The S5 is the ideal tool that takes effortless 3D printing to the next level.
25. April 2019
Are you looking for a profitable way to produce prototypes and small series quickly and cost-effectively? Prototech Asia specializes in rapid prototyping and delivers answer to your most important questions for the successful implementation of your projects.
2. April 2019
With the SURFAST® technology you can save time and money and achieve higher quality. The combination of high-quality abrasive with the appropriate fluid enables high-quality machining of components.
11. March 2019
Everything from a single source about the newest 3D printers and materials - consulting, project planning, sales, installation, training and maintenance.
6. March 2019
Using the German RepRap x500 3D printer speeds up development processes for functional structural components at Sika Automotive. A wide variety of customizable solutions also offer the company new possibilities in terms of materials and designs.
4. March 2019
With the manufacturers Craftunique, Raise3d & BCN3D we have 3D printers of high quality for high standards in our showroom and of course in the warehouse. Not to forget the excellent quality of Spectrum filaments.
With us you do not get talked into buying just any printer .
No - tailored to your needs we advise you to the printer needed - with any available budget!
CraftBot made an impression at the set of Blade Runner 2049: 10 CraftBot Plus 3D printers were used in the Hollywood blockbuster to create super realistic replica bodies.
28. February 2019
On behalf of a customer, an impeller was printed using the hot lithography process. Subsequent changes requested by the customer led to an adaptation of the CAD data. Only thanks to the CT could the internal channels of the component be checked for absolute permeability, shape accuracy and structure
27. February 2019
Thanks to their digitalized design, AM parts and products are ready for production in the workshops of tomorrow. Smart Factories promise highly optimized production flow and assure quality .
26. February 2019
SURFAST® is processing of free-form surfaces and edges with abrasive fluid jet. With SURFAST®, the following tasks can be carried out efficiently: cleaning, deburring, stripping, polishing, compacting.
18. February 2019
A company in the field of medical innovations approached Prototech Asia with a challenging project. The company needed several assembled parts, some of which had to be produced in large sizes and others transparent.
14. February 2019
Our prototype mold solution was especially designed for the production of prototypes and small pilot series, from 200 to thousands of plastic parts. Similar to series one, the robustness, mechanical properties and manufacturability information are similar.
A medical company approached Prototech Asia with specific requirements for end user parts. The Rapid Tooling solution allowed delivery in 25 days and the customer still orders on-demand small series today due to their discontinuous needs.
12. February 2019
The compact SLM®125 Selective Laser Melting metal 3D printer offers a build envelope of 125 x 125 x 125 mm or reduced to 50 x 50 x 50 mm with a single 400W fiber laser.
Ideal for medium to high volume metal part production and prototypes, the next generation SLM®280 2.0 Selective Laser Melting System offers a 280 x 280 x 365 mm build envelope.
7. February 2019
Sinterit Lisa and Sinterit Lisa 2 Pro. Two professional 3D SLS desktop printers for printing complex, moving parts and multiple parts at once. Print your models as soon as you want. Lisa is ready to use.
Standards in all industries ensure that there is an approach that is generally accepted. Committees at DIN and the Joint Committee of ISO and ASTM unite a large number of relevant market participants and already provide a good range of standards.
Forming the next Dimension: We provide consulting, project planning, 3D printing, sales, installation, training, service around 3D printers and materials.
5. February 2019
The feedstock and materials used in the various AM systems are essential for ensuring reproducible product quality. Our professional certification scheme helps you to launch new materials quickly on the market.
Within a few days from the CAD-model to real injection molded parts. Prototypes made from production grade materials. Economical production of small-batch injection molding runs. All with the help of additive manufactured injection molding tools and the agile production process of Injex.
With the "Industrial AM System" certification, a transparent benchmark of AM machines is created, which enables advantages for the machine manufacturer as well as the end customer.
Our training programme covers a host of seminars that communicate the quality-related aspects of am. The programme addresses all target groups, promoting across-the-board awareness of the special features of am covering a wide variety of company areas.
TÜV SÜD and DB have developed a certification scheme for AM suppliers of spare parts and finished components. The scheme ensures consistent and reproducible product quality throughout the process chain. Two companies have already been certified according to this new guideline.
4. February 2019
Our technical expertise and comprehensive portfolio of services make TÜV SÜD the perfect partner for all types of stakeholders, such as users of hardware and software in 3D printing, customers of 3D print services as well as suppliers of machinery, materials and software.
1. February 2019
The automated collet cleaner is an innovative solution to avoid chip marks in serial parts during unmanned production and thus to guarantee the desired part quality.
24. January 2019
With the AMF zero-point clamping systems, set-up times can be reduced by up to 90 %. Read how MATSUURA Europe has made the setup processes of its hybrid systems with the AMF Zero-Point System repeatable, reliable and highly economical.
23. January 2019
Figure 4 is a revolutionary 3D printing system, delivering ultra-fast print speeds and exceptional part quality at truly affordable prices, whether you’re an enterprise manufacturer or a small business.
Additive manufacturing (AM) enables to place various sensors in specific areas of a part in close proximity to the location of interest. This showcase presents the design and manufacture of miniturized, intelligent and Industry4.0 ready high-pressure H2-valves with integrated sensors.
For many years we have been successfully producing die-cast components from aluminum, magnesium and zinc alloys. We are specialized in small and medium series of visible and structural components with high-quality requirements.
Do you need support in the realization of a complex casting project? As an experienced provider in small and medium series, we will be happy to advise you and successfully implement your project together with you.
This article shows you the main differences between die casting and other technologies for the production of components. You will also find out in what situation this form of production is worthwhile and when it becomes financially viable.
15. January 2019
Aircraft engine manufacturers are among the early users of metal-based additive manufacturing. Learn how ASCO achieves a weight reduction of 31% and the buy-to-fly ratio drops from 17 to 1.5 with laser-assisted component manufacturing.
Metal-based additive manufacturing is revolutionizing the automotive market. From high-performance racing cars to production vehicles, the advantages of this groundbreaking technology, such as new design freedom and increased functionality, are fueling demand.
8. January 2019
The Swiss guardsmen in the Vatican wanted to replace their old helmets. Find out how the 3D-Prototyp GmbH manufactures new helmets from the 3D printer, which are more comfortable, UV-resistant and less expensive.
3. January 2019
The HTL Dornbirn places importance on modern additive manufacturing methods not only in terms of understanding but also of applying. In order that the students are ready for their career start and technologically up to date, the Austrian vocational school uses Sintratec technology.
24. December 2018
«Sintratec S2», the brand-new compact system for selective laser sintering (SLS), is suitable for manufacturing prototypes as well as optimizing application designs of small series.
19. December 2018
The ideal solution to produce ‘close to the reality’ functional, aesthetic plastic prototypes and small series. 10 to 200 plastic parts, 4 to 12 days.
28. November 2018
If time and costs involved in the production of prototypes pile up, it can become economically challenging for start-ups. The high-tech company Easelink from Graz, Austria, therefore relies on the 3D printing service. Components, such as gears, can be configured online and printed cost-effectively.
19. November 2018
With increasing depth, large forces act on the tubes of a geothermal probe. In order to be able to cope with these forces at the lowest point over decades, Jansen relies on additive reinforcing sleeves and saves 70% of the original production costs.
18. October 2018
Vectoflow GmbH produces customized flow probes using additive manufacturing. The application impresses through its smart use of additive manufacturing in terms of design, size and material and was therefore included in the Swiss AM Guide 18 and received an award at the AMX.
4. October 2018
The combination of additive manufacturing, 3D scanning and innovative customization software enables Tailored Fits AG to manufacture individual ski boots. An application which was illustrated in the Swiss AM Guide 18 and awarded at the AM Expo 18.
2. October 2018
As a pioneer (since 2006) in the field of additive metal production, it is time to take the next big step. We build up an AM production on an area of 1,500 m². A reaction due to the growing demand and increasing requirements in additive manufacturing.
24. September 2018
RENISHAW-skull implants get the right finish with a mass finishing system from RÖSLER. The proportion of manual rework was reduced from a total of five hours to less than one hour.
17. September 2018
Your personal to-do list enables you to prepare the perfect visit to the AM Expo. Make a note of the exhibitors, speeches, showcases and product or service highlights to ensure that you don't overlook or miss out anything at the exhibition.
7. September 2018
Discover real and innovative application examples presented by exhibitors online and at the AM Expo. Exhibitors use showcases to demonstrate their skills and competencies on the basis of successfully implemented projects.
The Innovation Symposium is an ideal source of inspiration for your own projects and innovations. Exhibitors present their most exciting showcases and keynote speakers provide first-hand information on science, technology and production.
6. September 2018
Packed aisles, high-quality speeches, numerous decision makers and satisfied exhibitors – the 2nd AM Expo was well attended by visitors from the industry. The specialist exhibition for professional 3D printing made a name for itself and has become the key venue for the AM community.
15. August 2018
In the additive production of metal parts, the right protective gas atmosphere is of great importance for the final quality of the printed 3D metal components in an optimal generative production process. Becker can provide a homogeneous protective gas atmosphere here.
7. August 2018
Uddeholms AB developped a corrosion resistant powder named AM Corrax, that prove a hardness comparabel to 1.2709 and excels with its outstanding polishing.
23. July 2018
3D ceramic printer based on microextrusion with subsequent sintering.
The prototype of a 3D ceramic printer 2.0 was developed at the ZHAW in an interdisciplinary development project.
Besides hobbyists, makerspaces and laboratories, fused deposition modeling (FDM) can be employed for professional applications with a variety of different thermoplastics. Fabru GmbH demonstrates the use of FDM to manufacture injection molds in PEEK.
13. July 2018
Construct a gear without aid? This takes time and does not always promise the best results. You can do it faster with the online configurator from igus®, which has recently been used to construct double gears.
9. July 2018
The TruPrint 1000 is a compact and robust 3D printing machine that uses Laser Metal Fusion technology to produce metallic 3D components of the highest quality quickly and easily.
Thanks to the combination of the particle foam EPP and the free design possibilities of 3D printing in toolmaking, an innovative lifestyle product with a new design was created from a conventional walking stick. This innovation was selected for the Swiss AM Guide 18.
The packaging industry can only dream of this flexibility. Therefore it often takes weeks for a product change, until the right gripper is made. It is 85 percent cheaper and 70 percent faster with robust and lightweight plastic grippers made of igus tribo-filaments.
The world's leading helicopter manufacturer Airbus relies on the X400 3D printer from German RepRap to produce prototypes for windscreen wipers quickly and cost-effectively in comparison to conventional methods.
6. July 2018
The TruPrint 3000 is a universal medium-format machine with industrial part and powder management, designed for flexible series production of complex, metal components using 3D printing. The large build volume also enables a high degree of partial flexibility.
We at Becker AG work in close cooperation with our customers. This means that we not only supply high-quality components, but also develop individually adapted solutions together with you with our know-how based on decades of experience.
4. July 2018
The video illustrates how Becker's gas-tight blowers are used in laser melting machines to create a homogeneous protective gas atmosphere during the additive manufacturing process.
Becker AG develops critical components for 3D metal printing: Gas circulation blowers for homogeneous protective gas atmospheres, heat exchangers for constant installation space temperature and other. Learn more about how these components contribute to high-quality Metal 3D printed parts.
2. July 2018
AMAR relates to a novel AM-based design concept enabling the development of AM metal parts featuring built-in electrical wires. The concept is successfully applied and has been awarded with the innovation prize at AM Expo 18.
28. June 2018
The Advantages: configure individual gear in 60 seconds, ready to ship in 3 days, cost savings up to 40%, involute toothing according to Standard, no tooling costs, no Elaborate reconstruction, individual tooth module from 0,5 mm.
26. June 2018
Parts with a lower weight lead to lower prices. But without routine and professional software tools, design optimization is a really time-consuming process. The key is outsourcing! Just choose one of our standard structure and profit!
A check valve permits a fluid to flow in one direction only. This application was selected for the Swiss AM Guide 18, as it demonstrates how an iterative development process and the consideration of trade-offs result in a successful AM serial part.
25. June 2018
How can waiting times for injection molded prototypes be reduced from 8 weeks to 3 - 5 days? By 3D printing injection molding tools from high-performance plastics instead of milling them from steal. Learn in the video how the process developed by igus works.
22. June 2018
We produce your individual component by additive manufacturing from lubricant-free and abrasion-resistant iglidur® high-performance plastics for your application in motion.
18. June 2018
By purchasing the German RepRap X1000, Tacata PlasTec was able to significantly reduce the development costs and production time of prototypes. And the printer enables them to produce large parts, such as door control systems for trucks, in one piece.
20. April 2018
German RepRap's new LAM technology enables 3D printing of silicone using materials from The Dow Chemical Company. With this technology, customized midsoles for shoes can be manufactured.
16. April 2018
An individually adapted surgical template was developed for the operation of an osteotomy correction. The guide fits closely to the radial bones and allows a precise surgical procedure.
9. April 2018
In order to establish a more flexible supply chain and shorter time to market, KUK Electronic AC produces a part of its bobbin series with selective laser sintering.
4. April 2018
The component combines the strengths of additive manufacturing with the traditional post processing. Thin wall thickness, freedom of design, precise guides, highest surface quality and a marketable price in quantities of 500-1000 pcs/year.
21. March 2018
ALPA Capaul & Weber AG develops high-end medium format cameras. Starting from customized lens shades, the company successfully implemented additive manufacturing in a step-wise manner into its product portfolio.
12. March 2018
Additive manufacturing is applied by Sonova AG for mass-customizing hearing aids. For a worldwide supply Sonova AG make use of a distributed production network consisting of several manufacturing facilities in different parts of the world.
"Lubricate effort with minimal coolant lubricant (KSS), where necessary". The new possibilities of the AM technology with the expertise of the company JCM ToolTec GmbH allow optimal nozzles to realize efficiently.
During a KTI-project, BSF Bünter AG has developped an innovative software tool, that automatically generates conformal cooling channels within a very short time (-90%). Flow and heat conduction are constantly simulated and the channels get optimized for the best possible results.
20. February 2018
The increasing need for innovation demands agile product development. We demonstrate how AM decreases turn-around time for injection molded prototypes from several weeks to a few days. As a demonstration, a plug housing is injection molded in 24 hours using the production material (PBT Valox 325).
16. February 2018
The first national conference on additive manufacturing was held at Messe Lucerne.
Organised by AM-Network, SAMG of SWISSMEM, SATW and Swiss Engineering all relevant stakeholders in the SWISS additive manufacturing industry came together.
The realization of this potential of additive manufacturing is challenging. In our Innovation Workshops, we answer together four key questions for a successful start with the technologies.
15. February 2018
An impressive premiere. The first edition of the AM Expo in 2016 demonstrated very clearly what can be achieved through additive manufacturing today and exceeded all expectations.
New development of a vacuum cleaner nozzle, which could already be thoroughly testet and optimised during the prototype phase. A distinct benefit of 3D-Printing: Short time-to-market provides competitive advantages.
8. February 2018
Time and cost revolution in operational theatre: New 3D printsytem enables additive manufacturing of implants from high performance plastics (PEEK/TPE). GBN Systems supports KUMOVIS with the engineering and production of the printer.
7. February 2018
The process setup (build orientation optimization and support structure design) for a pre-existing part is of large practical importance, e.g., in the service and reconditioning market. It is demonstrated here for a pump impeller.
6. February 2018
This showcase relates to a novel design concept based on additive manufacturing, which enables the development of parts featuring built-in electrical wires and connectors. The concept is successfully applied to re-design the rotor of a SlipRing Assembly intended to space applications.
29. January 2018
Materialise and Tailored Fits create the first completely digital supply chain for ski boots. The custom fit boots are produced based on 3D scans. The customization platform behind the solution is also paving the way for other customized 3D-printed consumer goods.
Philips’ lightbulb moment: 3D Printing becomes essential production thinking. Working together Materialise and Philips Lighting explored the benefits 3D Printing could offer for components in a production environment.
12. January 2018
We will show you an overview of our 3D printers such as BCN3D SigmaX, Ultimaker 3, Craftbot 3, Builder3d Large Format Printer, Formlabs Form2 SLA Printer, Raise3d
22. May 2017
Yuniku, the world’s first 3D-tailored eyewear to introduce vision-centric design — and an open digital platform that allows any eyewear brand to do likewise.
1. March 2017
Mother Marie holds her son but focuses on her smart phone. this socio critical sculpture was done by scanning, of the Artist Simona Hofmann, printout in FDM, 1meter tall, 12.5 kg PLA, Traditional art craft completed the piece of art
11. January 2017
BSF Bünter AG desings clever cooling systems for your mold inserts, paying attention to optimal heat transfer, flow conditions and the production restrictions of Additive Manufacturing. Benefit from our know-how for the best possible results in injection molding!
13. December 2016
Conformal cooling systems in plastic injection molds lead to a higher quality of the plastic product in a shorter cycle time. This results in a higher quality product at lower cost.
12. September 2016
The Bavarian, mechatronic development and manufacturing partner GBN System has executed several functional samples in additive manufacturing for the Brandenburg start-up coronect.
28. June 2016
The concept tool is a prototype of an advanced drilling machine that sets a benchmark about what can be achieved today through state of the art 3D printing in terms of development and manufacturing.
10. June 2016
With the sintered gear, the display of terminal stations within trams can be repaired. In light boxes, the gear transports the film with each terminal station name.
26. May 2016
Flat suction cup for cleaning of computer chips with thickness of 10-20 microns. Integration of a connection for ESD ionizer. Geometry can only be manufactured with additive processes.
23. May 2016
Solar aviation requires pioneering achievements - in any discipline. Complex flow-optimized ducts of a cooling system are additively manufactured and allow a highly efficient battery cooling.
19. May 2016
The training model supports future physicians in endoscopic surgery. It allows training of the processes and movements during an operation under realistic conditions.
14. April 2016
Aligners are made out of transparent plastic, produced by thermic deformation with a 3D printed model or deep drawing.
21. March 2016
The new design of the bayonet mount enables an easy mounting combined with very small size. The part can only be produced additively.
11. March 2016
AvatarKids, telepresence for kids in hospitals
2. March 2016
Load-bearing structure for a exoskeleton
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