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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Filip Geerts, CECIMO Director General, is proud to be part of the 3rd edition of the World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge (copy 1)

November 09 2016 11:22 in Additive Manufacturing

The World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge, presented by Additive Industries, was created to grow the number of examples of dedicated applications for industrial 3D printing and inspire many industries to develop them. Competing in two categories, professionals and students are...[more]

CECIMO engages in KRAKEN - the new project on additive manufacturing

October 21 2016 11:37 in Additive Manufacturing

The KRAKEN project, co-funded under the H2020 programme, is going to integrate various key technologies, such as 3D printing, robotics, complex monitoring and advanced control algorithms, supported by an innovative CAM software, in one machine. The project has a budget of 5.9M€, 30% of which is...[more]

Additive manufacturing technologies in the spotlight at the Technishow in Utrech

March 14 2016 11:54 in Additive Manufacturing

As part of the Technishow trade fair, the TechniShow-ESEF 3D Printing Congress is taking place this Friday 18 March. The event will cover all the additive manufacturing value chain from theory to practice, while providing information on 3D printing-related matters, with special attention for...[more]