Strategy&-Analysis 3D printing

Prototypes are already being produced in 3D production facilities in production halls, but in the coming years, the process will only reach its full economic potential: By 2030, the global market for 3D printing products in the industry will average between 13 and 23% per year. market volume of EUR 22.6 billion, according to a recent analysis by Strategy &, the strategy consulting firm of PwC, in cooperation with Materialize’s 3D printing specialists….

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Self-learning assistance system for efficient processes

Support for the operation of production machines
Self-learning assistance system for efficient processes
To prevent long downtimes and high quantities of scrap, manufacturers must design production processes to be stable and efficient. Particularly successful outcomes are achieved when the experience of the people who operate the machines is taken into account. The Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV in Dresden is developing a self-learning assistance system …

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Efficient use of resources in manufacture of metal components

Additive Manufacturing has established itself in many industrial sectors as a method for making plastic parts. The 3D printing of metals is on the road to becoming a similar success story. In the newly opened 3D-Printing Lab for Metals and Structural Materials at the Fraunhofer Institute for High-Speed Dynamics, Ernst-Mach-Institut, EMI, researchers have investigated how …

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