April 23-26, 2018 | Fort Worth Convention Center | Fort Worth, TX | Exhibits April 24-26

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Tuesday May 09, 2017
10:15 am - 10:40 am Novice

3D Printing: The Impact of Post-processing

Frank Marangell, President and CEO, Rize Inc

The perception and promise of commercial 3D printing are that it provides a simple, fast and automated digital workflow, a process where complexity is f[...]
Post Processing I, II
10:45 am - 11:10 am Novice

Post-processing – The Untold Story Regarding Industrial Resin Based 3D Printing

Edward T. Graham, Engineering Manager, ProtoCAM

One common misunderstanding regarding 3D printing is the perception that parts are printed then removed from the printer and put into use. The presen[...]
Post Processing I, II
11:15 am - 11:40 am

Automation of Post-Processing Through Energy Optimization

Daniel Hutchinson - CTO and Founder & Michael Frauens - Principal Process Development Engineer, PostProcess

This session will discuss the application of energy management for automated post-pri[...]
Post Processing I, II
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Expert

Integration of PAAW and Digital Workholding for Post-processing Additive Manufactured Parts

Chip Potter, President, Advanced Simulation Technology Inc
Edward C. De Meter PhD, Professor, The Pennsylvania State University

Metallic pre-forms fabricated using DMLS must be post machined. Due [...]
Post Processing I, II
02:15 pm - 02:40 pm Intermediate

Multiscale Post-processing of Metal Additive Manufactured Parts by Electro-polishing Technology

Lucas Hof, COO EGE Group, Concordia University
Rolf Wuthrich PhD, Associate Professor, Concordia University

Advances in Additive Manufacturing (AM) allow for high resolution fabrication of complex[...]
Post Processing I, II
02:45 pm - 03:10 pm Intermediate

CoolPulse Technology for Finishing of 3D Printed Parts

Patrick Matt, Manager R&D (Global), Extrude Hone

Basic for the Physical Phenomena or COOLPULSE effect, are: 1) Peaks & edges on part surfaces have higher current density than flat areas, 2)[...]
Post Processing I, II
03:15 pm - 03:40 pm Intermediate

Surface Finish Control of Additive Manufactured-Inconel 625 Components Using Combined Chemical-abrasive Polishing

Neda Mohammadian, Master Student, Polytechnique de Montreal
Sylvain Turenne PhD, Professor, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal

Little is understood about how to improve the interior surface quality o[...]
Post Processing I, II
03:45 pm - 04:10 pm Intermediate

Improving Mechanical Performance of Additive Manufactured Components by Chemical Accelerated Vibratory Finishing

Agustin Diaz PhD, Senior Research Chemist, REM Surface Engineering

In this presentation, we will discuss different strategies that we are using to target the challenge of producing reliable surface[...]
Post Processing I, II