ARBURG at the formnext
Two freeformers at the inaugural trade fair
Two freeformers are to be used by ARBURG (Hall 3.1, Stand E30) at the inaugural formnext trade fair, to be held from 17 to 20 November 2015 in Frankfurt, to demonstrate industrial additive manufacturing on the basis of qualified standard granulates.
Industry event in Frankfurt
The formnext trade fair is the international forum for the additive manufacturing industry. "There is a definite demand for the production of fully functional parts from qualified standard granulates without requiring a mould," emphasized Heinz Gaub, Managing Director Technology & Engineering at ARBURG. "Our freeformer and ARBURG Plastic Freeforming (APF) offer plastic processing companies and service providers an additive manufacturing system that can even produce plastic parts from two different materials. Interest in this is extremely high."
Efficient production of small-volume batches or one-off parts
With the freeformer, ARBURG has extended its industrial production offerings for plastics processing. While customers have long been able to rely on the company's injection moulding expertise and therefore on the efficient mass production of plastic parts, the same now applies to the cost-effective additive manufacturing of fully functional one-off parts and varied small-volume batches. The freeformer opens up another broad range of applications by enabling mass-produced products to be individualized in downstream processes.
to the freeformer system