Raph Alink, Account Manager Industrial and High-Tech Division at LayerWise – 3D Systems, presents during the 3D Design & Engineering Conference: “Let Additive Manufacturing inspire you: Improve your added value using the advantages of Additive Manufacturing of Metal Parts”.
In this presentation, 3DS LayerWise will discuss the dos and don’ts’ of design and manufacture in Metal 3D printing. Starting from outlining the manufacturing process, it will show examples of real world products that have found their way in the industrial market and discusses specific design rules.
About Raph B.J.M. Alink
As an Electrical Engineer, Raph Alink started his career at Philips Optical Disc Mastering (later TOOLEX) both in the Netherlands and the USA, in Technical and Commercial roles. After 20 years in the Optical Disc industry, Raph spent 3 years at NXP then moving on into the Supplier side of the High Tech Industry, currently at 3DS LayerWise as Account Manager Industrial and High-Tech Division.
About 3D Systems – LayerWise
3DS LayerWise in Belgium focuses exclusively on the Additive Manufacturing (AM) process for metal parts. The company was founded in 2007 closely involved in the development of Selective Laser Melting (SLM) at the University of Leuven. LayerWise intensively collaborates with the Catholic University of Leuven, and systematically invests 30% of its resources in Research and Development to push the boundaries of the technology. The core of LayerWise is producing functional prototypes and serial produced parts in metal (-alloys) using less material and no scrap.