Additive Manufacturing
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What is additive manufacturing

Commonly known as 3D printing – a definition which applies more to the consumers’ market related printers than to industrial applications – additive manufacturing (AM) is the official industry standard term for all applications of the technology. It is defined as the “process of joining materials to make objects from 3D model data, usually layer upon layer, as opposed to subtractive manufacturing methodologies.” (I)

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3D PRISM showcased the project's results at EMO Hannover 2017

October 09 2017 16:46 in Additive Manufacturing, Publications, Cecimo, News

Hannover, 18-23 September 2017 – 3D Prism presented the results of the research developed in the past years at EMO Hannover. The project defined the skills needed to work with additive manufacturing machines and created a MOOC that will improve and harmonize AM knowledge among students and...[more]

Special Report on additive manufacturing, engine of industrial revival

October 03 2017 10:27 in Publications, News, Additive Manufacturing, Cecimo

CECIMO keeps promoting the machine tool industry and additive manufacturing at the European level. In line with this goal, we supported a Euractiv Special Report, which aims at raising awareness on additive manufacturing as one of the technologies of the future and gives an overview of the...[more]

CECIMO International Conference on Additive Manufacturing captures the attention of EMO visitors

September 25 2017 14:43 in Press releases, Additive Manufacturing

Hannover, 21 September 2017. CECIMO organised the International Additive Manufacturing Conference in Hannover (Germany) on 21 September 2017 during EMO, the world’s premier trade fair for the metalworking sector. Characterized by the presence of top industry speakers, the event confirmed the...[more]