wbk Institute of Production Science

Additive Manufacturing

Objective:

Further development of additive manufacturing processes by optimized

process strategies, enhanced equipment technology and factory integration for targeted production of functionally integrated and customer-specific components.

Contact:

Prof. Volker Schulze

Dr.-Ing. Frederik Zanger​

 
Manufacturing Processes  
  • Freeforming (polymers & metals)
  • Selective Laser Melting (metals)
  • Stereolithography (metals & ceramics)
Equipment- and Process Technology  
  • Development of components and equipment
  • Hybrid material compositions and process-strategies (conventional + additive)
Integrative Process Chains  
  • Validation of potential for series production
  • Consistent digitalization of process chains
  • Process chains and factory concepts planning
Quality Control  
  • Scalable, inline manufacturing metrology for additive process chains
  • Process capability tests

 

Research projects

ReAddi
Intelligently controlled additive process chain using simulated and experimentally determined component, material and process data
Batschkowski, Marco
Löber, Lukas
01.10.2019 -
30.09.2022
Taumelfräsen
Optimiertes Taumelfräsen zur Steigerung der Prozesseffizienz und Bearbeitungsqualität bei der FVK-Bearbeitung
Jannis Langer, M.Sc.
01.06.2019 -
31.05.2021
FiberAdd
Additive manufacturing of endless fiber-reinforced plastic components from the SLS process
M.Sc. Michael Baranowski
M.Sc. Marco Friedmann
01.08.2018 -
31.07.2020
INLINE
An innovative design of a flexible, scalable, high quality production line for PEMFC manufacturing.
M.Sc. Tom Stähr
01.02.2017 -
31.01.2020