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Additive Manufacturing - Automation in Customized Production

Arndt, Alexander ; Anderl, Reiner
Schützer, Klaus (ed.) :

Additive Manufacturing - Automation in Customized Production.
In: 21o Seminário Internacional de Alta Tecnologia, 06.10.2016, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Piracicaba, Sao Paulo
[Konferenz- oder Workshop-Beitrag], (2016)

Kurzbeschreibung (Abstract)

Significant time and cost advantages can be derived from the use of additive manufacturing processes. These advantages result from the fact that within additive manufacturing processes neither costly tools nor time-consuming preparations are needed for the manufacturing of prototypes and components. The characteristic of the process chain enables additional time and cost advantages for each of its use cases. The expression of the process chain is particularly suitable for the manufacturing of small lots to batch size 1. The additive manufacturing process chain starts with the creation and use of 3D CAD data. Further essential steps within the process chain include pre-processing, manufacturing, post-processing, and component use. Particularly the progress towards the digitalization of the manufacturing process chain requires a comprehensive concept and implementation of the process chain 3D CAD for Additive Manufacturing. The process steps modelling, nesting, and slicing as well as the universal usage of a uniform data format require extensive research activities to enable the utilization of the aforementioned advantages. To achieve optimal and high-quality results through additive manufacturing, the process- and technology-specific orientation and positioning of components within the virtual space, the so-called nesting, is essential. Today, the process chain is expressed strongly manually. The goal is to automate the process chain. This results in an enormous competitive advantage for a company. In this paper, the process chain for additive manufacturing is discussed, especially addressing the digital process steps. It provides an overview on the basics, restrictions, and examples of impacts on components. Further approaches for different goals for the automation of the process chain are identified. This presentation is an insight into the process chain for additive manufacturing and shows challenges and opportunities for businesses, which lead to a profitable customized manufacturing.

Typ des Eintrags: Konferenz- oder Workshop-Beitrag (Keine Angabe)
Erschienen: 2016
Herausgeber: Schützer, Klaus
Autor(en): Arndt, Alexander ; Anderl, Reiner
Titel: Additive Manufacturing - Automation in Customized Production
Sprache: Englisch
Kurzbeschreibung (Abstract):

Significant time and cost advantages can be derived from the use of additive manufacturing processes. These advantages result from the fact that within additive manufacturing processes neither costly tools nor time-consuming preparations are needed for the manufacturing of prototypes and components. The characteristic of the process chain enables additional time and cost advantages for each of its use cases. The expression of the process chain is particularly suitable for the manufacturing of small lots to batch size 1. The additive manufacturing process chain starts with the creation and use of 3D CAD data. Further essential steps within the process chain include pre-processing, manufacturing, post-processing, and component use. Particularly the progress towards the digitalization of the manufacturing process chain requires a comprehensive concept and implementation of the process chain 3D CAD for Additive Manufacturing. The process steps modelling, nesting, and slicing as well as the universal usage of a uniform data format require extensive research activities to enable the utilization of the aforementioned advantages. To achieve optimal and high-quality results through additive manufacturing, the process- and technology-specific orientation and positioning of components within the virtual space, the so-called nesting, is essential. Today, the process chain is expressed strongly manually. The goal is to automate the process chain. This results in an enormous competitive advantage for a company. In this paper, the process chain for additive manufacturing is discussed, especially addressing the digital process steps. It provides an overview on the basics, restrictions, and examples of impacts on components. Further approaches for different goals for the automation of the process chain are identified. This presentation is an insight into the process chain for additive manufacturing and shows challenges and opportunities for businesses, which lead to a profitable customized manufacturing.

Ort: Piracicaba, Sao Paulo
Freie Schlagworte: Additive Fertigung, 3D Druck, Prozesskette, 3D CAD, kundenindividuelle Fertigung, Virtuelle Produktentwicklung
Fachbereich(e)/-gebiet(e): 16 Fachbereich Maschinenbau > Fachgebiet Datenverarbeitung in der Konstruktion (DiK)
16 Fachbereich Maschinenbau
Veranstaltungstitel: 21o Seminário Internacional de Alta Tecnologia
Veranstaltungsort: Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Veranstaltungsdatum: 06.10.2016
Hinterlegungsdatum: 17 Nov 2016 06:58
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Einzelne SchlagworteSprache
Additive Manufacturing, 3D Printing, Process Chain, 3D CAD, Mass Customization, Virtual Product CreationEnglisch
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