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Leading 3D Printing Eco-System In this Keynote session, we are to explore 3D Printing Eco-System which consists of hardware, software, application, printing material, education and consulting, retail store and partners and 3D Printing Community. In addition, the latest trends and outlook of Desktop 3D Printer will be delivered.
Color (monophase , polychrome and true color) in 3D printing today is still at a nascent stage and the full potential of this segment is still not tapped. 2016 is poised to be the watershed year when this is destined to change as mega stalwarts like HP and Adobe announce their foray into this kaleidoscopic segment. A world of exciting opportunities await us all as full color 3d printing becomes a mainstream reality. This talk will focus on the current and future of color technology and industries that are going to benefit from this emerging prism of possibilities.
Although 3D scanning technology was first introduced decades ago, it is still considered an early technology in the manufacturing market. To date, 3D scanning has been predominantly used for reverse engineering applications, where highly skilled labor manually collects the surface image data from 3D scanning one-off part, processes the data, and creates a new design using the scan file as a basis. However, market is going through four major paradigm shifts allowing 3D scanners to be an optimal tool for machine vision, leading to a full automation of quality control and process improvement:
Higher standard of quality control and enhanced user experience
3D scanner price disruption
Processing power enabling faster cycle time
Changing demand behavior to mass customization (ex) 3D printing
In this presentation, Mingu will discuss how 3D scanning automation is set to revolutionize quality control and process improvement by comparing the technology against existing technologies out there; contact measurements or manual 3D scanning. He will also walk through the four major paradigm shifts, which imply an inevitable adoption of 3D machine vision in manufacturing.
A Copyright Protection Technology for 3D Printing Models
One of the emerging issues in 3D Printing area is how to protect copyright of 3D modeling, STL, in distributing and managing 3D contents. In this session, an integrated approach to copyright protection of 3D models will be suggested, consisting of encryption module, features extraction and estimation module, and skeleton recovery module. Because of the characteristics of 3D models, features of objects included in the design can be very different from traditional image objects, and therefore require understanding of object’s topological structure and mathematical rebuilding. Also, Identification of objects included in finished products can be done through terahertz scanning technology. 3D printing technology itself is emerging from traditional CAD industry for design, and automatic control for manufacturing. Therefore, there will be many ways to utilize traditional copyright protection technologies. However, because license of the copyright in 3D models should be imposed at object level, instead of file level, there will be many more challenging research topics.
For the last 30 years, 3D printing technology has continually evolved from prototyping to small series of complete products and low-volume production. It is not so surprising anymore to see people using 3D-printed or custom-made hearing aid, famous fashion shows with 3D printed dress and 3D-printed car, drones and customized implant etc., which allow us to feel how 3D printing technologies are close to our lives. In this session, we are to analyze common factors in successful 3D printing, especially in manufacturing and medical industry with various application cases of Materialise software.
Emerging from a nascent, hobbyist technology to the centerpiece of the “third industrial revolution”, 3D printing has stormed onto the scene and deal making along with it. Averaging around an acquisition a month and millions of dollars of funding, it is safe to say 3D printing is greasing the wheels of capitalism, one voxel at a time. Find out who’s investing money, who’s buying who, how much they’re paying and what’s next.
High Temperature Additive Manufacturing for Engineering Plastic
HT (High Temperature) 3D printing, above the temperature of the common 3D printing, allows the special purpose engineering plastic molding beyond the common plastic. In particular, FDM/FFF 3D printing is hardly necessary since the postprocessing is also strong, there are many possible applications in the typical general manufacturing industry. Try to study production method and the applications in manufacturing industries using these FDM/FFF HT 3D printing.
Strategic Outlook – The Road to ManufacturingJoin us for an enlightening keynote as we explore substantial changes in the Additive Manufacturing sphere including technological changes and the ensuing wave of consolidation. We’ll discuss the Rapid Prototyping market as it matures toward manufacturing applications. We’ll also explore how companies can handle Additive Technologies with much more realistic expectations. Is the Technology hype finally history? Will the media start losing interest? What does this mean for a continued industrialization? Learn how EOS will position itself to lead this transition.
Super Fast 3D Printing and its application to Manufacturing IndustryDespite the history of 30+ years, the speed of 3D printing is in retard allowing only 2-3cm per hour. Recently, Carima unveiled its highly-sensitive and super-fast 3D printing technology, with which can print out the object 1cm per minute or 60cm per hour in Europe. With this innovative and disruptive technology, the entirely new paradigm in manufacturing industry will be presented. This session will address how this super fast 3D printing technology affects and benefits the manufacturing industry. In addition, every single attendant can experience Carima’s demonstration of super fast 3D printing technology onsite as well.
New Ideas in 3D Printing This highly informative panel is made up of entrepreneurs, visionaries, and industry veterans who are leading the charge into the future of additive manufacturing. They’ll share their successes, their failures and help spark new ideas along the way.
An Art and Design Content Business Model using 3D Printing
In this session, we propose a new vision for high-quality content discovery and business in the field of art and design using 3D printing technology. Digital Hands (www.digitalhands.co.kr) Gallery introduced as a case is the world’s first gallery specialized in 3D printing and was established with motto of “commercialization of 3D content”. Digital Hands provides integrated support services from attention to creative works and value, content discovery, exhibition planning, production of art and design works, design commercialization to marketing/advertising for artists and designers utilizing 3D printing technology. Through this process, we pursue a sound coexistence of artists and designers living in the 3D printing industrial era, and provide a high-standard 3D content in the field of art and design content. This Digital Hands Gallery demonstrates how we can collect digital content and expand it as a business in the era of 3D printing in the future.
Like it or not, the manufacturing industry looks like it will be first in line to feel the complete transformative impact of 3D printing. A number of factors are combining to push manufacturing out of the chute first. Manufacturers have already embraced 3D printing and, for many, the technology has become an essential – if not primary – part of the manufacturing process. When combined with advancements in other areas like open source software and robotics, 3D printing is destined to shortly redefine the manufacturing supply chain and manufacturers’ approach to mass production, customization, consumer demand and global logistics. At the same time, changes in intellectual property law unrelated to 3D printing will impact the disruption in manufacturing. Patent litigation in general has become more unpredictable and expensive. And the Supreme Court recently made patenting software – the ghost in the 3D printing machine – significantly more difficult. These changes make it harder to choose what rights to protect and which kind of protection to claim for proprietary innovation as with other industry disrupters – think dentistry and newspaper – 3D printing will affect both manufacturing overall and the industry’s most important intellectual property. Using past disrupted industries as models, this workshop will discuss the manufacturing IP rights 3D printing is likely to take down, possible areas of new rights creations, and strategies for protecting manufacturing and other IP likely to be affected by 3D printing’s disruption in manufacturing.
New Models for Design and Consumerism in the Postindustrial Era
Through a series of case studies this presentation will illustrate new approaches to design, manufacturing, and consumerism enabled by digital design and manufacturing technologies. It will focus not on the production technologies themselves but on the creative opportunities they afford. The freedom and flexibility of Additive Manufacturing (AM) offers not only complex geometries; it allows a reassessment and reinvention of relationships between designer, manufacturer and consumer. The designer can explore new ways of working, the manufacturer can respond to niche markets, and the consumer can become engaged in the creative process. Digital manufacturing is a revolution that is blurring traditional boundaries between art, design and craft. The freedoms of this technology demand not only intriguing designs but creative approaches to business in general.
Biological Materials, 3D Printing and Open Innovation
This highly informative session focuses on the opportunities and challenges related to FDM3D material. Join us as we analyze the reasons behind the rapidly growing popularity of FDM3D, point out the main problems, and explore one standard for FDM3D material. We’ll also provide examples of the PLA and PVA modification process in 3D printing. Finally, we’ll summarize the status of Esun filament as it applies to the overall market and maker community
The Next Frontier in 3D PrintingInterest and excitement surrounding additive manufacturing and 3D printing—terms that are used interchangeably—are at an all time high. Countless corporations, government agencies, and investors are hard at work trying to predict where it is headed. Some believe it could become the next “big thing” as new markets develop and the technology matures.
3D Printing with Metal: Where We Are Today, Where We’re Heading Tomorrow
Metal 3D Printing technology is a hot subject. Metal 3D printing technology is being used today in high value applications with low volume serial production where strength and thermal management properties are needed. For metal 3D printing to delivery on its potential and continue to grow exponentially, technological advances and the business economics must make sense. This session will look at the possibilities today, the challenges that exist and the new metal technologies attracting significant VC investment.
Mechanical Property of Pure Ti Cranial Bone Manufactured by 3D Printing
Ti-6Al-4V alloy has been used as artificial bone material because it is harmless to humans and has excellent mechanical properties. However, because of Al and V elements have been found to be related Alzheimer’s disease and toxic to human body expectively, it is effored that the alloy is changed to pure Ti. But it is true that replacement of pure Ti is difficult because Ti has a low mechanical properties compared with Ti-6Al-4V alloy. Also, since Ti has hexagonal crystal structure, it is difficult to be handled or manufactured by traditional methods like casting. 3D printing technology, however, enables us to overcome these problems. Pure Ti parts manufactured by 3D printing technology for implantation in human body has good mechanical properties. In addition, customized products with precision is possible. In this presentation, we are to explore the hardening mechanism of mechanical properties of Ti artificial bone and a new implantation parts for human body.
The Strategic Opportunities of Metal Power for an Additive Manufacturing Age
Metal AM(Additive Manufacturing) is a process of joining materials to make objects from 3D model data, usually layer upon layer by metal powder, as opposed to subtractive manufacturing methodologies. This tool-less manufacturing method can produce fully dense metallic parts in short time, with high precision. Features of additive manufacturing like freedom of part design, part complexity, lightweighting, part consolidation and design for function are garnering particular interests in metal additive manufacturing for aerospace, medical, mold and automobile applications. Nowadays, the plastic parts are widely applied in various industrial fields, but metal parts is a tool and an increasingly important technology of aerospace and medical industry for the durability. Metal AM processes can be broadly classified into two major groups – Powder Bed Fusion based technologies (PBF) and Directed Energy Deposition (DED) based technologies. This review presents current status of metal AM technologies, fabrication and market prospect of metal powder and challenges of metal applications for industries.
Since the state of the art additive manufacturing EMB machine, Arcam, was introduced in Korean 3D printing market in 2012, custom made 3D printed cranial implants were applied to over 100 skull defect patients. In March 2015, Korean neurosurgeon did a tremendous job for sacral malignant sarcoma patient for replacing her half of sacrum with 3D printed implant which was designed as near anatomical structure. This session will cover the neurosurgical application of 3D printing in real surgical field.
As the hype around hobbyists 3D printing plastics wanes, it has become clear that additive manufacturing of metal production parts will be the key to the long-term success of this industry. Based on IDTechEx research, Rachel Gordon will present an overview of new and existing technologies for 3D printing in metals, including available alloys, technical requirements of metal powders and other feedstock, the current and potential applications, insights from end users, and trends in the industry including global market forecasts.
Bio 3D Printing for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
Bio 3D Printing has exciting prospects for printing tissue constructs. Printing process for Bio-Printers can be categorized as two main groups: scaffold-based printing, a skeleton of the organ/tissue geometry is first printed using certain bio-materials, and scaffold-free printing, living cells are directly printed onto a substrate. This lecture will introduce the various bio inks and applications for 3D printing.
The Death of ManufacturingAs computers fabricate more and more objects, capital will usurp labor. Follow this trend to its natural conclusion, and people, simply put, will no longer participate in making goods. But as manufacturing as we know it dies—and the techniques we use to deploy software are adapted to deploy matter—profound new business opportunities will emerge. Come discuss them with us.
The Future of Metal AM Delivering on the Promise 3D printing has had a number of false starts breaking out from prototyping to the manufacturing of actual parts. Join us as we discuss the promises of one of hottest technologies in 3D printing today, Metal AM, and its application to the manufacturing of end parts. We will discuss where the technology is, the technological developments on the horizon and the industries are leading its adoption. We’ll also attempt to shed some light of the challenges facing the pioneers using this technology, especially the challenges around controlling end part cost and quality – bottom line, manufacturing is all about part cost and quality.
Cutting Edge Technologies of Metal AM and it’s Cutting Edge Challenges
The cutting edge technology of Metal AM is revolutionalising industries by offering freedom of design, sufficient part property and short cycle to market. But machine manufacturers tend to overlook some important challenges which prevents them from fitting the needs of different phases. From Machine R&D to Application Research to End User Production. Understanding the challenges of different phases and preparing for them early enough would be hugely beneficial. This presentation will try to look at the topic from a broader perspective and provide food for thought.
In today’s world, life expectancy has significantly risen, while capitalism has exposed its limitations within our society with the rapid growth in welfare spending. Accordingly, Bio 3D printing technology has come to the fore as a solution to help improve the quality of life and reduce health care costs.
Metal additive manufacturing has been still expanding its application field while non-metal 3D printing gets into a mature and stable phase. But metal AM’s impact on industries is phenomenal, this session is to introduce some distinctive metal AM applications with Laser-added Direct Metal Tooling (DMT) technologies.
Global Strategies for Intellectual Property Protection in Additive Manufacturing
Additive manufacturing has created both a technical and social revolution that presents unique challenges for intellectual property (IP) protection. A thorough understanding of how to address IP in the additive manufacturing context is important to avoid common pitfalls. This talk will center on global strategies for protection under the Patent Cooperation Treaty, Berne Convention on copyrights, the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs and anti-counterfeit laws, for example. Common forms of IP protection, a discussion of expired patents and technical trends is also included.
Ceramic Stereolithography applied to Investment Casting Molds
Superalloy airfoils are produced by investment casting, which use ceramic cores and wax patterns with ceramic shell molds. As an alternative for small production runs or designs too complex for conventional cores and patterns, we use ceramic stereolithography (CerSLA). CerSLA is an extension of the standard AM process of stereolithography, using a photopolymerizable suspension of ceramic powders. We introduce on the nature and properties of the photopolymerizable suspension for refractory silica powders, the build parameters (layer thickness, laser write style, etc), and the processing steps after CerSLA fabrication (draining, binder removal, sintering). Examples of complex ICCM shapes are presented, with data on accuracy and reproducibility. Progress with superalloy casting in the ICCM will be briefly discussed.