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PEPS Roadmap is online

For companies wishing to: – Innovate – Stand out, – Maintain their competitiveness, – Compare the many advantages that additive manufacturing could bring them in their business and integrate it, As well as people interested in industry, science and technology such as design offices, competitiveness clusters, universities, consultants, within the framework of the PEPS project,…

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Feedstock development for the PIM-Like process

As part of the PEPS project, we attended the annual powder metallurgy congress (EPMA 2020) of the 5th, 6th and 7th of octobre and it was a virtual congress. In this congress different topics were discussed, in particular the PIM-Like process and the development of feedstocks (Metal powder + Polymer binder). Indeed, the development of…

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Comparative study for a given part (turbine) in stainless steel printed with different PIM-like processes available on the market (roughness, material health, hardness, etc…)

Within the framework of the PEPS project, we wanted to compare different additive manufacturing technologies known as “PIM like” available on the market to print metal turbines. The technologies chosen for this comparative study are the SLM technology (Powder Bed with Laser Beam), the Binder Jetting technology (Powder Bed with polyme’s droplets), the FFF technology…

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Euro PM2020 Virtual Congress

Europe’s annual Powder Metallurgy Congress and is set to make its debut as Virtual Congress in 2020, being held online 5-7 October 2020. Euro PM2020 Virtual Congress is organised by the European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA).   The 3-day event, which contains a programme of sector specific meetings, technical presentations, and special interest seminars, will…

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Additive manufacturing via Direct 3D for PIM pellets

This printer is built with a chassis and the hardware of a Prusa i3 printer. The extruder was developed by Direct 3D. It is composed of a hopper allowing the feeding of polymer or PIM pellets. An extrusion screw surrounded by a heating cell allows the material to be extruded through a nozzle with a…

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