Aachen and it’s region – Leading in Additive Manufacturing – Presented by Cristoph Zymla and Angelica Backes, ACAM Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing

Aachen and it’s region – Leading in Additive Manufacturing – Presented by Cristoph Zymla and Angelica Backes, ACAM Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing, at the 3D Printing Materials Conference, on April 17, 2018, at Brightlands Chemelot Campus, Geleen, The Netherlands.

Short overview over the acitivities in AM in the Aachen region

About Cristoph Zymla
Project Coordinator

Diploma in computer science in 2007
Research assistant from 2007-2016 at the Fraunhofer IPT in the CAx and Finemachining department
Since 2017 Project Coordinator at the ACAM Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing GmbH

About ACAM Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing
The ACAM Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing bundles and facilitates the access to the additive manufacturing expertise of the leading scientific and research institutions on the RWTH Aachen Campus for the industry.

The ACAM covers a wide range of topics and materials – from polymers to metals, from design, construction and processes all the way to business models related to new possibilities in additive manufacturing.

Additionally, the ACAM provides opportunities for joint research and development, a sophisticated training and education program, as well as an online platform enabling industrial members to build business connections. Through this online platform, industrial members can also stay up to date with the latest ACAM activities and exchange practical knowledge.

3D Printing Materials Conference 2018About 3D Printing Materials Conference
The 3D Printing Materials Conference [April 17, 2018, Geleen, The Netherlands] The 3D Printing Materials Conference is a platform and information interface enabling an exchange of informations on market requirements, research interests and current results, skills and resources as well as facilitating the building of future partnerships. Academics, engineers, designers, and managers are invited to lecture on their state-of-the-art developments and future prospects or display their products and offers as exhibitor.

The conference focuses on Polymers (new materials), application of polymers in 3D Printing and multi material 3D Printing.

Day 1: April 17, 2018 Day 2: April 18, 2018
3D Printing Materials Conference 3D Printing Design & Engineering Conference 4D Printing & Meta Materials  Conference
Polymers (New materials)
Application of polymers in 3D Printing (from standard to high quality / high risk)
Multi material 3D Printing
3D design & 3D engineering tools / Visualisation tools
Value Engineering / Virtual Engineering
Topology Optimization
Reverse engineering
Postprocessing / AMES (Additive Manufacturing Execution Systems) / (MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems)
Blockchain
4D Printing from idea to full functionality
Smart materials
Applications & opportunities for designing and engineering
New materials for shoes and wearables
Applications in robotics
New type of sensors.