Large scale continuous fibre additive manufacturing for buildings and transportation sectors – Presented by Lucas Janssen, CEAD

Lucas Janssen, CEAD, will speak at 3D Printing Materials Conference on April 16, during the 3D Printing Event at Brightlands Chemelot Campus in The Netherlands.

CEAD is a technology supplier on the frontier of composite additive manufacturing. The Continuous Fibre Additive Manufacturing, or CFAM in short, is unique and enables the rapid production of large composite parts such as moulds, facade cladding elements and exterior panels for trains and boats.

Interview

What drives you?

Making production processes more affordable, shorter and most importantly less riskful.

Why should the delegate attend your presentation?

The next big step in additive manufacturing and automation is happening, moving continuous fibre additive manufacturing and fused granule fabrication into the industry applications. CEAD is on the frontier of this development and will share it’s technology- and market insights.

What emerging technologies/trends do you see as having the greatest potential in the short and long run?

Further automation of low volume production runs of big parts for industry applications is the main challenge, making it possible to produce parts locally. 3D printing will play a major role in this, but the development of other processes will also be vital.

What kind of impact do you expect them to have?

This will mean that parts are being manufactured locally again, cutting transportation costs and reducing the environmental impact. It will also allow companies to operate more iteratively which will greatly benefit the overall uptime of assets.

What are the barriers that might stand in the way?

Market acceptation and certifications are the main barriers. 3D printing has already proven itself in some industry applications. The big challenge ahead is moving other technolgoies such as continuous fibre additive manufacturing and fused granule fabrication into the industry sectors as well. Therefore production companies ready to take the step forward are needed as well as classification bureaus ready to co develop.

“Special Quote”

3D printing will radically transform the way products for the industry are made.

About Lucas Janssen

Co-Founder and Operations Director at CEAD B.V.
9 years experience with 3D printing, from plug and play desktop 3D printers for the consumer market to large scale additive manufacturing systems for industry applications.

About CEAD B.V.

CEAD is a technology supplier on the frontier of composite additive manufacturing. The Continuous Fibre Additive Manufacturing, or CFAM in short, is unique and enables the rapid production of large composite parts such as moulds, facade cladding elements and exterior panels for trains and boats. CEAD is your partner for implementing this new technology in your production process, offering both custom solutions as well as standardized machines.

About 3D Printing Event

On April 16 and April 17, 2019, Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Sittard-Geleen, The Netherlands, will host a two-day 3D Printing Event
focused on the entire 3D Printing manufacturing value chain from
design to end product. The event will include five dedicated
conferences and an exhibition.

  • April 16 – 3D Printing Materials Conference – topics: polymers (new materials), metals and multi materials used in 3D Printing
  • April 16 – 3D Design & Engineering Conference
    – topics: 3D design & 3D engineering tools / Visualisation tools,
    Reverse engineering, Value Engineering / Virtual Engineering, Topology
    Optimization, Blockchain & more
  • April 17 – 3D Printing Post-Processing Conference – topics: All actions that are performed after parts are removed from a 3D printer – issues, solutions & future trends.
  • April 17 – AM Integrated Factory Conference
    – topics: Hybrid manufacturing, Implementation of AM systems as part of
    an end-to-end production workflow, Implementation of AM systems in the
    ‘traditional’ production processes
  • April 17 – 4D Printing & Meta Materials Conference
    – topics: 4D Printing from idea to full functionality, Smart materials,
    Applications & opportunities for designing and engineering
  • April 16-17 – Exhibition – Companies active in 3D Printing related fields will be present to showcase the latest developments.

For more information about the event and registration, we invite you to visit https://www.3dprintingevent.com/

This event is organised by Jakajima. For a complete list of upcoming conferences and events, we invite you to visit https://www.jakajima.eu/events/list/