The range of our service offer includes R&D research in the field of generative processes:
- Laser powder and wire buildup welding,
- Combination of laser buildup welding and milling,
- Powder bed procedures sowie
- Dispenser and aerosol printing technology.
Fraunhofer IWS scientists particularly focus their research into multi-scale developments of manufacturing processes, system technological solutions and on-site support for our customers. The broad spectrum is used to process appropriate materials according to customer’s requirements in a defect-free manner with consideration for aspects of economic efficiency, profitability and quality.
The individualized products are single components (starting with a quantity of one), small series, components from user-specific multi-material concepts as well as design modifications and repair of complex high-value components without size limits.
Another main aspect of our scientific research is the integration of printed electronic components for measuring value monitoring, temperature control or energy conversion into additive-manufactured 3D structures.