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CSEM SA October 20, 2023

Processing of advanced materials

Additive Manufacturing has not only enabled unprecedented freedom in design but has also unlocked processing of advanced materials. During this talk you will discover recent advances in developing end-to-end additive manufacturing process of advanced materials for your applications.

CSEM SA June 30, 2023

Process development for enabling materials

The development of AM process for enabling materials makes it possible to produce parts that could not be manufactured by conventional methods. We currently focus on shape memory alloys, metal matrix composites and biocompatible polymers that provide new functionalities.

AM Expo 2023

CSEM SA June 30, 2023

Precision mechanisms with embedded functions

Additive manufacturing can allow freedom in geometry that could mean new designs and extended capabilities for mechanisms. In particular, the drastic reduction of the assembly process and the possibility to build more complex 3D compliant structures with embedded functionalities.

AM Expo 2023

CSEM SA July 29, 2021

Redesign, additive manufacturing and validation

Redesign, additive manufacturing and validation of a space-compatible slipring rotor. Adding new, built-in electrical functions increases end products’ added value.

AM Expo 2021

CSEM SA February 27, 2019

Design & Re-design

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 .

AM Expo 2019

CSEM SA February 6, 2018

Mechanical parts featuring built-in electrical functions

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.

AM Expo 2018

Standards, Products, Services

  • P CAD software
  • P CAD plugins
  • P FEM and simulation software
  • P 3D Scanners
  • P Further software
  • P Material testing
  • P Surface testing
  • P Further measuring devices, scanners, quality control
  • P publications
  • P 3D Scan Software
  • P Powder bed processes metal and ceramic (SLM, EBM, etc.)
  • P Material extrusion (FDM, FFF, etc.)
  • P Photo Polymerisation (SLA, PJ, Clip, etc.)
  • P Plastics additive manufacturing
  • P Metals additive manufacturing
  • P Sensor systems
  • P 3D measuring systems
  • P Measurement sensors
  • P Electron microscopes
  • P CAD / CAM systems
  • P Further media, publiactions, fairs
  • S 3D Scanning
  • S Further services development
  • S Product development
  • S Engineering services
  • S Topology optimization
  • S Design of parts for additive manufacturing
  • S Simulation (FEM, process simulation, etc.)
  • S Metallography
  • S Microscopic material analysis
  • S Measuring, 3D scanning
  • S Technical cleanliness
  • S Technology development
  • S Material development
  • S Application development
  • S Consulting
  • S Consulting additive manufacturing
  • S Patents & IP
  • S Contract research and development
  • S Further research and development
  • S Further quality assurance
  • S Additive manufacturing plastics
  • S Additive manufacturing metals
  • S Surface testing
  • S Part testing
  • S Consulting industry 4.0
  • S Alternative technologies

About us

Since its creation, CSEM has been a cornerstone of technology development and transfer for precision microtechnologies (our DNA) and digitalization technologies. These intelligent technologies are the foundations on which smart systems are built, promising all industries new opportunities for economic growth. 

CSEM has long been renowned as one of Switzerland’s major research institutes—in the precision manufacturing domain as well as in advanced microelectronics and microtechnology—with our innovations being eagerly adopted by several key partners, including the watchmaking industry.

Pushing ahead into the new digital economy, our expertise has spawned advanced technologies, analytics, and algorithms, enabling industrial IoT (IIoT) and strengthening manufacturing processes. In domains as diverse as health, energy, aeronautics and space, security, agriculture, and consumer electronics, CSEM provides its partners with the personalized tools, hardware, and software they need to bring them forward into the digital age.

From precision manufacturing and renewable energies to digitalization technologies, we provide the expertise, technologies, processes, and services that can add a decisive advantage to all our industrial partners. CSEM is committed to advancing digital technologies in the economy across a competitive and global industrial environment. With 400+ experts, we are passionate about helping our partners achieve success in our rapidly evolving world.