WAAM - Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing Europe 2015)

Mr Jorn Mehnen, Reader in Computational Manufacturing
Cranfield University
United Kingdom
Apr 29, 2015.


Europe 2015 Presentation - Cranfield University*
Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - Cranfield University*

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Presentation Summary

Wire and Arc Additive Manufacture (WAAM) uses an arc welding process to deposit metal in a layer-by-layer fashion to create large metallic structures rapidly. This talk introduces the fundamentals of WAAM, shows a spectrum of examples of industrial WAAM parts as well as latest trends in WAAM technology research.

Speaker Biography (Jorn Mehnen)

Priv.-Doz. Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Inform. Jörn Mehnen is Reader in Computational Manufacturing at Cranfield University in the UK and Deputy Director of the EPSRC-Centre in Through-Life Engineering Services. His background is mechanical engineering, computer science, and mathematics. His research interest focuses on new Engineering Services, Additive Manufacturing, IoT and Cloud Manufacturing

Company Profile (Cranfield University)

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Cranfield University is based in the UK and is an exclusively postgraduate university. The university is a global leader for education and transformational research in technology and management. Through industrial consortium projects such as WAAMMat we create scientific output that is of direct use to industry who wants to use latest Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing technology.
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