                                               Let Additive Manufacturing Inspire You             Themadag Additive Manuf...
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About LayerWise    1989               1991                      2001            2007        2008      2009        2010    ...
Technology7   www.layerwise.com    © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved   6/4/2012                                         ...
Technology9      www.layerwise.com       © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved   6/4/2012     Metal Additive     Manufacturi...
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Drivers for SLM manufacturing          Additive manufacturing          Same material          Same characteristics        ...
Drivers for SLM manufacturing                                     Manufacturing Cost                Total cost of ownershi...
Drivers for SLM manufacturing                                           10 mm19   www.layerwise.com     © LayerWise NV, al...
Drivers for SLM manufacturing             200 mm21   www.layerwise.com     © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved   6/4/2012 ...
Drivers for SLM manufacturing23   www.layerwise.com     © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved   6/4/2012                    ...
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Future outlook     “What is the manufacturing potential of            Selective Laser Melting”                            ...
Future outlook      SLM is here to stay                             Technology will shift             – Technology devel...
Future outlook     Sustainable PRODUCTION                              Sustainable PRODUCTS      Sustainable ECONOMICS    ...
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  1. 1.  Let Additive Manufacturing Inspire You Themadag Additive Manufacturing Mikrocentrum TNO LayerWise 20121 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved Click to edit Master subtitle style 6/4/2012 Who we are “What is the manufacturing potential of Selective Laser Melting” Experiences at LayerWise NV 20122 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012
  2. 2. Content  About LayerWise  Technology  Drivers for SLM manufacturing  Future outlook3 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012 About LayerWise Increase your added value through advantages of Metal Additive ManufacturingTherefore LayerWise offers its technological expertise realized by being technology developer as well as technology user4 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012
  3. 3. About LayerWise 1989 1991 2001 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Phd P. Full Thin Wall Start of Start of Thin Wall Thin Wall Thin Wall Thin Wall Mercelis Dense 0.19MM AM METAL 0.5MM 0.3MM 0.225MM 0.18MM Metal Research Research Phd J. Van Samples Vaerenbergh RP SLM 0% 10% 50% 70% 90% SLS Manufac Manufac Manufac Manufac Manufac Sintering turing turing turing turing turing5 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012 About LayerWise ISO 9001 & 13485 certified chemical mechatronics standard implants dental prostheses pharma mechanization customized implants crowns and copings food solar-lighting medical tools pressure & gas electronics medical modeling automotive aerospace consumer tooling6 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012
  4. 4. Technology7 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012 Technology  Directly from 3D CAD  Layer-wise production  3D components by successive connection of thin 2D layers8 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012
  5. 5. Technology9 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012 Metal Additive Manufacturing Principle10 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 10 © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012
  6. 6. Technology11 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012 Technology12 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012
  7. 7. Technology13 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012 Technology14 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012
  8. 8. Drivers for SLM manufacturing Additive manufacturing Same material Same characteristics What is the added value?15 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/201216 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 16 © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012
  9. 9. Drivers for SLM manufacturing Manufacturing Cost Total cost of ownership - performance Type of Driver Mostly small parts Small, medium and large parts part SLM feature Tool-less • Monolythic construction manufacturing • Flow-optimized • Miniaturisation • Customisation • Mass reduction17 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012 Drivers for SLM manufacturing CFD analysis SLM Manufacturing Flow type Channel shape Pressure drop Heatex Laminar Cross section Variable sections Conformal Turbulent 3D traject restriction Balanced18 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012
  10. 10. Drivers for SLM manufacturing 10 mm19 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012 Drivers for SLM manufacturing20 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012
  11. 11. Drivers for SLM manufacturing 200 mm21 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012 Drivers for SLM manufacturing22 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012
  12. 12. Drivers for SLM manufacturing23 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012 Drivers for SLM manufacturing24 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012
  13. 13. Drivers for SLM manufacturing25 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012 Drivers for SLM manufacturing26 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012
  14. 14. Drivers for SLM manufacturing27 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012 Drivers for SLM manufacturing Custom made hip implants with porous structure rigidly connected to the implant for a severe pelvic discontinuity (left) and separate parts in a multi component revision (right). Courtesy: Mobelife NV, Leuven, Belgium28 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012
  15. 15. Future outlook “What is the manufacturing potential of Selective Laser Melting” Experiences at LayerWise NV 201229 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012 Future outlook30 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012
  16. 16. Future outlook  SLM is here to stay  Technology will shift – Technology development  Purpose-built AM lines – Awareness SLM specific  Automation - process control design  Cost will decrease  Standardization is needed  Build rate – Material  material – Validation31 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012 Future outlookMaterials : Stainless, super alloys, heavy metals (18+ materials)Cost : 2008 -> 2012 - buildrate x 4Upscaling : max dimenions x 5 to circa 500 mmSurface control : Ra 5 -> Ra 0.9 & Ra 0.1Feature size: min. wall 0.5 MM -> 0.2 MM (He 10e-11)Pardigm shift: DfM-> design for function32 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012
  17. 17. Future outlook Sustainable PRODUCTION Sustainable PRODUCTS Sustainable ECONOMICS Material Weight Sustainability is not (ex 1/20 BtoF) (ex 30% payl.) the incentive... Ancilliary consumables Plant footprint (ex tooling) (ex inj. molding) but value creation Re-localized production Process intensification (ex LayerWise (ex flow reactor) comes from sustainable design33 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012 Contact details LayerWise N.V. Kapeldreef 60 3001 Leuven Belgium tel: +32 16 29 84 20 fax: +32 16 29 83 19 www.layerwise.com info@layerwise.com34 www.layerwise.com © LayerWise NV, all rights reserved 6/4/2012

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