How Windform® Composite Materials Pioneered The AM Revolution (3D Printing Europe 2019)

Mr Franco Cevolini, VP and CTO CRP Technology
CRP Group


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Presentation Summary

The Windform® family of high-performance composite materials combined with state-of-the-art Laser Sintering technology, allows the manufacturing of reliable prototypes, as well as fully functional and beautifully finished parts for near endless applications in the most demanding sectors.
Thus, Windform® composites materials allow manufacturers to be on the market quickly, accelerating the prototyping and product development phase.

Speaker Biography (Franco Cevolini)

Franco Cevolini (MSc Materials Engineering) in 1996 established CRP Technology. In 1999 he pioneered integrated engineering development, rapid prototyping and 3D Printing processes creating Windform®, a new family of high-performance composite materials. In the following years the company became leader in the production of 3D Printing materials and 3D Printing service.
The company is member of CRP Group. In 2010 CRP Group decided to invest in the new field of sustainable vehicles by creating Energica. CRP Group acted and still does as technology and financial incubator. Energica Motor Company is the single manufacturer for the FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup.

Company Profile (CRP Group)

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CRP Technology is headquartered in Modena, Italy. It is distinguished by its know-how in Selective Laser Sintering technology. It offers part production for short- and low-run production, and prototyping services with advanced 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing solutions. As a material provider, CRP Technology develops, manufactures and sells its proprietary material Windform® for Laser Sintering.
CRP Technology specific application fields including but are not limited to: automotive and motorsports, design, aerospace, UAVs, marine, entertainment, defense, and packaging.
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