Material-efficient Cu wire-based 3D printing technology

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

Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Non-Ferrous Metals (Project Coordinator)

Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Non-Ferrous Metals, Project Coordinator has vast experience in work in foundry, copper and its alloys processing. What is more the Institute has wide experience in running and coordinating big research projects funded both from national and European sources. The IMN has competent researchers and the necessary research infrastructure in the range of designing chemical composition of new copper alloys and their production technologies as well as in the field of WAAM process.

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Contact Person:
Joanna Kulasa

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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