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Volume 188, 20185th International Conference of Engineering Against Failure (ICEAF-V 2018)
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Section||Metallic Materials II: Damage Accumulation, Structural Integrity, Advanced Manufacturing Techniques|
|Published online||07 August 2018|
State of the Art and Emerging Trends in Additive Manufacturing: From Multi-Material processes to 3D printed Electronics
Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials (IFAM), ,
2 Leibniz-Institut für Werkstofforientierte Technologien (IWT), 28359 Bremen, Germany
3 Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH, 40237 Düsseldorf, Germany
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Additive manufacturing is considered a disruptive technology that is expected to revolutionize production technology and affect value chains on a global scale. The scope of accessible materials ranges from polymers to metals and ceramics as well as composites. The keynote will provide an overview of available manufacturing processes for the various material groups and discuss the specific advantages of additive manufacturing – e.g. realization of complex geometries, part count and assembly effort reduction, art-to-part approach - in view of selected applications and production scenarios. Further to this, selected emerging trends in additive manufacturing will be presented and discussed, including fabrication of composites, hybrid structures, multi-material techniques and associated promises with respect to local tailoring of material properties, and the integration of sensors and/or electronic systems in AM parts.
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