3D Printing Filament Manufacturing Unit
AM Digital Chain.
AM process validation
AM/3D Printing Process
Design for AM and Digital pre-processing
Materials for 3D/AM
Supporting technologies and processes
Design and manufacturing models, parts, inserts and tools through 3D printing with FDM technology. Development and evaluation of printed molds in processes of thermoplastics and composites transformation.
Customized formulation of pellets and filaments of 3D printing of 1.75 mm and 2.85 mm of diameter. Adaptation of thermoplastic compounds in 3D printing filaments. Definition of product and process technical sheets. Determination of the qualitative and quantitative composition of 3D printing materials.
Study of in vitro toxicity and ex vivo models (digestive tract, lung, heart, brain ...) of nanoparticle emissions (collected in situ) in 3D printing processes. Preparation of protocols.
Optimum adjustment of the process parameters, and chemical, morphological, physical, microstructural, mechanical and fire behavior according to standards (ISO, UNE, ASTM, DIN, BS). Application of post-treatments and elaboration of processes guides and 3D printing protocols for materials and final parts.
Evaluation of the additive manufacturing process sustainability through Life Cycle Analysis (LCA), environmental and economic methodologies. Development and implementation of recycling systems.