Thursday, 12 December 2013
Last November 27 was held at IK4- LORTEK the Day of Additive Manufacturing of metal components. The event was a successful call.
Nearly 150 attendees where in Ordizia (Guipúzcoa) attended the conference that had an active participation of two of the most important worldwide manufacturers of additive manufacturing equipments and also industrial companies that presented their experiences with additive manufacturing technologies, challenges and future expectations. The day was completed with the presentation of different case studies and developments being carried out by IK4- LORTEK and with engagement of additive manufacturing technologies in innovation strategies in advanced manufacturing.
During the conference the following topics where discussed:
- Overview and basic concepts of additive manufacturing.
- Development of new products and materials. Trends.
- Advantages and limitations of the technology. Challenges to overcome.
- Industrial applications .
The presentation of technology LENS by Matej Balazic, Manager. Engineering & Applications of EFESTO was focus of great interest .
If you could not attend the event you can download the LENS technology presentation by clicking here.
The theme focused on different case studies and applications made in the aeronautical, Aerospace and Military sectors.