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11. December 2017

IKV development: Additive manufacturing cell

IKV development: Additive manufacturing cell At the 29th International Colloquium Plastics Technology, the working group on additive manufacturing at the Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV) in Industry and the Skilled Crafts at RWTH Aachen University will present a production cell…



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7. December 2017

Blueprints for the Next Generation of SLM Systems

Blueprints for the Next Generation of SLM Systems Additive manufacturing is becoming increasingly important in industrial production. Decisive factors are the scalability of the build volume and the productivity of additive manufacturing systems. Against this background, scientists at the Fraunhofer…



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20. September 2017

Metal 3D printing – Optimization through process simulation software

Metal 3D printing – Optimization through process simulation software Metal laser melting, often referred as 3D printing, is conquering the world of industrial manufacturing and establishes itself as a revolutionary manufacturing process. Despite all this euphoria, it is apparent that…

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19. June 2017

Official launch of the world’s largest SLM facility

For their joint project, the Aachen Center for 3D printing, the Aachen University of Applied Sciences and the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT have ambitious plans. On June 1, 2017, they officially opened the world’s largest SLM facility, located…



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13. June 2017

Success Story: The Electric City Car e.GO Life

RWTH Aachen Campus with its network of science and industry enables fast and market-oriented product development and competitive manufacturing for e.GO Mobile. As a result, after a mere three years of highly iterative development, series production of the e.GO Life…

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