Your Key to Additive Manufacturing

Develop 3D printing expertise with our pioneering Additive Manufacturing training programme

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The Fraunhofer IAPT offers a broad range and high quality of trainings, workshops and consulting.
Profit from the expert knowledge of a leading institute of Additive Manufacturing.

Design
starter
Basic Overview
to the course
starter
Basic Overview
  • Introduction to Additive Manufacturing (plastic and metal)
  • Basics of Laser Beam Melting / Selective Laser Sintering
  • Material properties of Additive Manufacturing (metal)
  • Design guidelines for Laser Beam Melting
  • Design to cost
  • Case studies
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advanced
Hands-On Training
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advanced
Hands-On Training
  • Basic introduction to machine operation
  • Insight into configuration options and effects of process parameters
  • Data preparation of CAD data in Materialize Magics
  • Removal of support structures and quality assurance of parts
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advanced
Design for Additive Manufacturing Training (Siemens NX)
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advanced
Design for Additive Manufacturing Training (Siemens NX)
  • Basics of 3D printing with Laser Beam Melting
  • Software Introduction Siemens NX
  • Construction of AM-ready parts in practical exercises
  • 25% of part costs saved through optimization for 3D printing
  • Avoiding support structures and defining orientation directions
  • Basics of part preparation
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advanced
Bionic Design Training (Altair)
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advanced
Bionic Design Training (Altair)
  • Additive design with focus on topology optimization and weight saving
  • Preparation of data for 3D printing including support structures and part alignment
  • Interpretation of results of topology optimization
  • Understanding of the entire design and manufacturing process of bionic parts
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expert
Design Workshop
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expert
Design Workshop
  • Development of redesign concepts
  • Calculation of the cost reduction potential resulting from a redesign
  • Assessment of technical feasibility
  • Deduction of qualification and post processing measures
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Production
starter
Basic Overview
to the course
starter
Basic Overview
  • Introduction to Additive Manufacturing (plastic and metal)
  • Basics of Laser Beam Melting / Selective Laser Sintering
  • Material properties of Additive Manufacturing (metal)
  • Design guidelines for Laser Beam Melting
  • Design to cost
  • Case studies
course details
advanced
Hands-On Training
to the course
advanced
Hands-On Training
  • Basic introduction to machine operation
  • Insight into configuration options and effects of process parameters
  • Data preparation of CAD data in Materialize Magics
  • Removal of support structures and quality assurance of parts
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expert
Data Preparation Workshop
to the course
expert
Data Preparation Workshop
  • Interactive workshop for the optimal preparation of data for 3D printing
  • Optimization of part orientation, support structures, placement and nesting of parts
  • Handling of part stresses and warpages
  • Subsequent production of the optimized prototype possible
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Management
starter
Basic Management Training
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starter
Basic Management Training
  • Introduction and benchmarks of Additive Manufacturing technologies (plastic or metal)
  • Market overview & level of development in key industries (Aerospace, Automotive, Mechanical Engineering, Medical)
  • Best practice business cases & applications
  • New business models & products
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advanced
Management Deep Dive Training
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advanced
Management Deep Dive Training
  • Introduction to Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies and market trends (metal)
  • Benchmark of Additive Manufacturing technologies and machine manufacturers (metal)
  • Best practice applications & business models
  • Overview of AM value chain:
    • Introduction digital process chain, software benchmark
    • Survey of machines of various manufacturers and current development trends
    • Influence of supply chain and value chain
  • Cost drivers, cost development and introduction of business case development
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expert
Management & Strategy Workshop
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expert
Management & Strategy Workshop
  • Development of implementation goals and an implementation strategy
  • Market entry strategies
  • SWOT analysis: Additive manufacturing in your company
  • Make-or-buy analysis
  • Creation of an implementation roadmap
  • Development of a change strategy
  • Your topic
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Consulting
Management Consulting and Studies
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Management Consulting and Studies
  • Machine and software benchmarks
  • Risk analysis and preparation for investitions
  • Technical due diligence
  • Technology and trend analysis
  • Price and cost developments in Additive Manufacturing
  • Material and powder production
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Part Screenings
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Part Screenings
  • The potential of Additive Manufacturing will be assessed and evaluated for your company
  • Up to 50 metal or plastic components will be examined and checked for feasibility
  • Material and lightweight optimizations will be evaluated
  • Total cost of ownership analysis for spare parts is possible
  • Design and redesign of parts
  • Interactive design workshop and individual screenings
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