Non-contact structured light inspection with the RFP delivers clear advantages over traditional tactile probing techniques for freeform surfaces and complex geometry, such as additively
manufactured parts, aerospace blades and blisks, automotive cylinder head combustion chambers, and delicate surfaces not suited to tactile measurement.
For the first time, the post-processing of additively
manufactured parts will be demonstrated at the DeburringExpo, both in the "AM Parks Finishing Theme Park" and by other exhibitors.
3D printing refers to any manufacturing process which additively
builds or forms 3D parts in layers from CAD data.
The amrc north west is also undertaking research within various manufacturing topics in the aerospace sector, specifically in the area of dimensional metrology of additively
manufactured parts using directed energy deposition (DED) laser-based technologies is an increasing area of interest for industry.
Carpenter Technology Corporation and Israel Aerospace Industries announced their collaboration to produce additively
manufactured components for a serial production commercial aircraft.
Liquid additive manufacturing (LAM) is an additive manufacturing process in which liquids (or low strength materials) can be additively
processed, such as liquid silicone rubber (LSR).
Patent 10,232,550 (March 19, 2019), "Systems for Additively
Manufacturing Composite Parts," Nick S.
Automotive production, for instance, has long had access to 3D printers to additively
manufacture parts and components.
NESS ZIONA, ISRAEL -- Nano Dimension in April announced the world's first side-mounting technology for additively
manufactured printed circuit boards (PCBs).
As companies gain more expertise with FDA clearance of metal additively
manufactured products, we fully expect it to expand in nearly every level of manufacturing of the industry."
New aluminium alloys with lower coefficients of thermal expansion would help, especially if parts can be additively
manufactured and silver plated.