• 10:00-10:25
  • Additive manufacturing

Integrating 3D Metal Printing and Flexible Post Processing

  • Jurjen Lengkeek
  • 3D&FPP

Additive manufacturing is able to build complex forms, with significantly lower build preparation time, production time and material waste. In the case for metal parts, the challenge lies between part manufacture and final product. Each metal build will need some post processing, such as heat treatment, support removal, and polishing, and the various processes can be quite labour intensive and time consuming. This is especially true when building high precision metal parts. With the support of EU Interreg 2Seas Programme, 7 organisations have teamed up to tackle the challenge of fast and efficient post-processing of these parts.