Lightweight structures produced using intelligent additive manufacturing methods combine high strength values with reduced weight. Low-cost production of complex parts and improved material properties open up new possibilities in the aerospace and automotive sectors.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
5. February 2019
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.
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.
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.
9. July 2018
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.
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.
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.
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.
Register now and join our live webinar on July 7 about additive manufacturing solutions for motorsports and learn how GF helps you to speed up your manufacturing processes!
Wednesday, 7. July 2021
| 16:00 - 17:00
Innovation management, product development, 3D experience, additive manufacturing (SLM etc.), continuing education in additive manufacturing
GF Casting Solutions has long-standing expertise in metal processing and serial production. With our manufacturing technologies, we develop and supply ready-to-mount solutions for customers in six market segments. With additive manufacturing, we provide even more speed and flexibility.
CHROMOS Group AG 3D Solutions is a sales partner and solution provider for 3D printers, 3D scanners and collaborative robots for the industry. As a solution provider we help companies to design and integrate system solutions in AM and Industry 4.0.
Additive manufacturing systems with CFF and FFF. High-strength components made of continuous carbon fier, integrated electronics with 3D printed metal wires. Multi-material components made of polymers, metal and composites (currently up to 4 material variants), and much more.
As a specialist in the special steel business, we offer our customers comprehensive services, from advice on the selection of materials to their application and processing, from raw steel to finished machine parts.
KVT-Fastening is official distributor of German RepRap, Sintratec, Trumpf and Henkel. KVT-Fastening is able to offer the appropriate solution according to the customers’ needs – right in the spirit of our Solutioneering approach.
TÜV SÜD is a trusted partner of choice for safety,security and sustainability solutions.It specialises in testing,certification,auditing and advisory services.Through more than 24,000employees across over 1,000 locations,it adds value to its customers, inspiring trust in a physical and digital world
URMA is supplier of 3D-metal printing machines and CNC-Machinetools for metal machining. URMA is exclusive partner for Switzerland for SLM Solutions and Haas CNC-Machine tools. URMA is also a Swiss manufacturer of high-performance tools for precise hole making.
igus® is the specialist for additive manufacturing of selb-lubricating high-Performance polymers for applications in motion
The Swiss AM Guide presents innovative ideas and possibilities in the field of additive manufacturing based on real-world application examples. The Swiss AM Guide a publication of the AM Network Switzerland and pd|z of ETH Zurich.
With our solutions, companies can quickly enter the third dimension. Our range includes 3D printers, from entry-level models to professional production printers, 3D scanners, 3D software, and printing services.
prodartis AG produces your plastic parts additively with the two technologies Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) and Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) in a high quality close to injection moulding.
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