"Additive Manufacturing (AM) is recognized for its potential in aerospace applications, including weight reduction, small series production, fuel cost reduction, and part consolidation. However, the current state of AM software presents a barrier to adoption, with users often needing to jump between multiple products for the entire workflow. Siemens believes that AM should be just another tool in the manufacturing toolbox, and to achieve this, users need a single, unbroken workflow from design to final part delivery. Discover why an integrated end-to-end platform which manages exact and faceted bodies, integrates topology optimization, predicts performance, and provides a toolset of production readiness validation, allows customers to address their challenges from design to production."
"This workshop will delve into the core aspects of our innovative approach. The reasons behind the creation of new parametric sets will be explored, highlighting the drive for improved performance and efficiency. The methodology behind the development of these sets will be detailed, showcasing the integration of advanced technologies and design principles. Through a case study featuring Scalmalloy®, the practical application of our approach will be demonstrated, emphasizing the tangible benefits. Lastly, strategies for disseminating the outcomes of our parametric advancements will be elucidated, focusing on the promotion of collaboration and knowledge exchange."
"Additive Manufacturing via Laser Powder Bed Fusion is nowadays a widely used process to achieve complex parts for Aerospace applications. The energy consumption of the process chain is high: the valuable raw material (e.g. a nickel- or a niobium-based alloy), is transformed into fine powder by inert gas atomization. The resulting powder yield for 3D printing is commonly below 50%. In the subsequent printing process, an average value of about 63% of the powder is transformed into the printed part. In this presentation, ways to improve the energy efficiency of these process steps are discussed with a special focus on aerospace alloys (e.g. IN718, GR-Cop42 or Nb-C103). "
"This workshop gives insights into current and upcoming applications for Space and Aerospace players based on L-PBF. What are the highlights and what are hurdles, that need to be tackled in the next years and months?
What is more, it will provide a status on currently ongoing R&D projects, that show the pro’s and con’s of DED for space applications and what it will take to industrialize DED.
As a final highlight, it will reveal, how L-PBF and DED could be combined to enable applications that will contribute to the future success of moon-landing missions."