Material-efficient Cu wire-based 3D printing technology

Area Acceleration (D2) Segment Upscaling (D2.2) Duration 2019/01/01-2021/12/31

15th International Invention and Innovation Show INTARG 2022 24 czerwca 2022

15th International Invention and Innovation Show INTARG 202215th International Invention and Innovation Show INTARG 2022

Date: 11-12th of May 2022

Place: Katowice

During the 15th International Fair of Inventions and Innovations INTARG 2022 test products printed on a 3D printer in WAAM technology – incl. a ship propeller and wire made of aluminum bronze for the use in additive manufacturing was presented (leaflet and exhibits).

Project Partners

Łukasiewicz Research Network - Institute of Non-Ferrous Metals

  • Development of the Cu-based alloys
  • Development of production technology of feedstock materials for WAAM
  • Wire arc additive manufacturing at laboratory scale
  • Materials investigations

Ghent University

  • Corrosion-fatigue investigations
  • Tests of the prototypes in seawater environment
  • Educational activities

Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development

  • Material investigations
  • Mechanical proporties

Gefertec GmbH

  • Development of the production process parameters by means of 3DMP technology
  • Implementation of the results of the project (end user)
  • Manufacturing of the new products

Tecnalia Research and Innovation

  • Erosion tests
  • Non-destructive tests

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