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Building Blocks of a 3D
Printing Ecosystem
Kelvin Wee / Katrien Lenaerts
Materialise
Content
• Introduction Materialise
• Building blocks of 3DPrinting Ecosystem
• Examples of Ecosystems
• i.materialise
• RS...
1. INTRODUCTION TO
MATERIALISE
4
Welcome to
Materialise
Founded
1990
HQ in
Leuven,
Belgium
Global
presence
Team of
~ 1000
3D
printing
production
3D
printin...
3D
Printing
Software
Development
6
Engineering
Connecting Applications to 3D Printing
7
Engineering
3D
Printing
Software
Development
A 3D Printing Ecosystem
Materialise:
A Platform for 3D
Printing
Ecosystems
Confidential
2. BUILDING BLOCKS
9
10
Connect Industries/Applications
to
3D Printing
...
...
Software
Platform for
3D Printing
ProESTL
STL
FBX
Catia
ACIS
DXF
VRML
VDA
CT/MRI Topology data
Google Sketchup 8.0
.AMF
OBJ
ZPR
PLY3DS3DM
...
DLP
FDM
Laser ...
Software
Platform for
3D Printing
Materialise AM Platform
Materialise offers a platform to develop a 3D printer business, in an
open and neutral environment...
Materialise AM Platform
16
Materialise AM Platform
17
A unified AM platform
・・・
Build Processor
Framework
BP BP BP BP BP
Build Processor
The concept
19
Machine Control
Image source: Solid Concepts
MCS
 Get the best out of your hardware
Kawamoto (2012), Prototyping lightweight car seat structures using topology
optimization and additive manufacturing, Inter...
3. I.MATERIALISE
22
3D print lab
3D print lab
25
API
Team up
commissionorder handling
And finally
27
USA
Belgium
i.materialise
• First time right…
• Always different parts
• Coming from different sources
• Localization
• Subcontracting...
API
4. RS PRINT
30
32
Walking Running
35
36
10 % OFF
On your next order at 3dprintlab
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  1. 1. Building Blocks of a 3D Printing Ecosystem Kelvin Wee / Katrien Lenaerts Materialise
  2. 2. Content • Introduction Materialise • Building blocks of 3DPrinting Ecosystem • Examples of Ecosystems • i.materialise • RS Print 3
  3. 3. 1. INTRODUCTION TO MATERIALISE 4
  4. 4. Welcome to Materialise Founded 1990 HQ in Leuven, Belgium Global presence Team of ~ 1000 3D printing production 3D printing software Medical Solutions
  5. 5. 3D Printing Software Development 6 Engineering
  6. 6. Connecting Applications to 3D Printing 7 Engineering 3D Printing Software Development
  7. 7. A 3D Printing Ecosystem Materialise: A Platform for 3D Printing Ecosystems Confidential
  8. 8. 2. BUILDING BLOCKS 9
  9. 9. 10 Connect Industries/Applications to 3D Printing ... ... Software Platform for 3D Printing
  10. 10. ProESTL STL FBX Catia ACIS DXF VRML VDA CT/MRI Topology data Google Sketchup 8.0 .AMF OBJ ZPR PLY3DS3DM ... DLP FDM Laser Sintering Binderjet Stereolithography EBM Metal Sintering Polyjet ... Software Platform for 3D Printing
  11. 11. Software Platform for 3D Printing
  12. 12. Materialise AM Platform Materialise offers a platform to develop a 3D printer business, in an open and neutral environment The individual link to the platform: Lightweight structures Surface textures Link to CAD formats Handling large data AM Design AM Build preparation Automation & Control Scalable production 14
  13. 13. Materialise AM Platform 16
  14. 14. Materialise AM Platform 17
  15. 15. A unified AM platform ・・・ Build Processor Framework BP BP BP BP BP
  16. 16. Build Processor The concept 19
  17. 17. Machine Control Image source: Solid Concepts MCS  Get the best out of your hardware
  18. 18. Kawamoto (2012), Prototyping lightweight car seat structures using topology optimization and additive manufacturing, International conference on additive manufacturing and 3D Printing. How can we build it ? Courtesy of Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc
  19. 19. 3. I.MATERIALISE 22
  20. 20. 3D print lab
  21. 21. 3D print lab
  22. 22. 25
  23. 23. API Team up commissionorder handling
  24. 24. And finally 27 USA Belgium
  25. 25. i.materialise • First time right… • Always different parts • Coming from different sources • Localization • Subcontracting • So much room for error  need a software driven ecosystem 28
  26. 26. API
  27. 27. 4. RS PRINT 30
  28. 28. 32
  29. 29. Walking Running
  30. 30. 35
  31. 31. 36
  32. 32. 10 % OFF On your next order at 3dprintlab Inside_3D_Australia2014 Try us
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