Metal 3D Printing: From Design For Manufacturing — To Manufacturing For Design (3D Printing Europe 2016)

Mr Jannis Kranz, Design Engineer Metal 3D Printing

Presentation Summary

Product design stands to benefit tremendously from the high geometrical freedom of 3D Printing. This presentation highlights some recent examples, and the driving factors behind the suitability of Metal 3D Printing. Successful applications and case studies will be shown to demonstrate the potential of Metal 3D Printing for product design.

Speaker Biography (Jannis Kranz)

Jannis Kranz graduated from the Technische Universit├Ąt Hamburg-Harburg (TUHH) in 2010 with a degree in Product Development. He is now completing his PhD research at the Institute of Laser and System Technologies at the TUHH. His research analyzed lightweight design and design guidelines for Metal 3D Printing with a particular emphasis on applications in the aviation sector. He is also focusing on design for Metal 3D Printing at Materialise.

Company Profile (Materialise)

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Materialise incorporates 27 years of 3D printing experience into a range of software solutions and 3D printing services, which together form the backbone of the 3D printing industry. Materialise Medical, which has pioneered many of the leading medical applications of 3D Printing, enables researchers, engineers and clinicians to revolutionize innovative patient-specific care. Materialise Medical's open and flexible platform of software and services, Materialise Mimics, forms the foundation of certified Medical 3D Printing, in clinical as well as research environments, offering virtual planning software tools, 3D-printed anatomical models, and patient-specific surgical guides and implants.
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