Additive Manufacturing

Fraunhofer IMTE offers a development and manufacturing process in the field of additive manufacturing tailored to your needs. Our interdisciplinary team has many years of experience in the production of prototypes, individual pieces and small series, and complements your projects with expertise in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronics, cell technology and medical technology. 

Please contact us to discuss your project ideas and learn more about our services. 

Systems for Additive Manufacturing#

 

A wide range of additive manufacturing techniques (including post-processing) is available at Fraunhofer IMTE:

 

Polymers - Photonic Professional GT2 (Nanoscribe)

  • Application: 3D-printing of micro- and nanostructures from polymers with different mechanical and optical properties
  • Printing technology: 2-Photon-Polymerization (2PP-SLA)
  • Building volume: 100 x 100 x 8 mm³
  • Resolution X/Y: 150 nm; Z: 300 nm

Polymers - Perfactory Mini Multi Lens (EnvisionTEC)

  • Application: 3D-printing of small parts with high resolution from different polymers (also biocompatible)
  • Printing technology: Digital Light Processing (DLP)
  • Building volume: 84 x 63 x 230 mm³
  • Resolution X/Y: 16 µm; Z: 15 µm

Polymers - Form 3B (Formlabs)

  • Application: 3D-printing of small and mid-size parts with high resolution from different polymers (also biocompatible)
  • Printing technology: Stereolithography (SLA)
  • Building volume: 145 x 145 x 185 mm³
  • Resolution X/Y: 25 - 300 µm; Z: 25 µm

Polymers - J850 (Stratasys) available soon

  • Application: 3D-printing of mid-size and large parts with high resolution from polymers with different mechanical properties in different colors
  • Printing technology: MultiJet Printing (MJP)
  • Building volume: 490 x 390 x 200 mm³
  • Resolution X/Y: 14 - 100 µm; Z: 14 - 100 µm

Polyamide - Formiga P100 (EOS)

  • Application: 3D-printing of mid-size and large parts with high resolution from polyamide
  • Printing technology: Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)
  • Building volume: 200 x 250 x 300 mm³
  • Resolution X/Y: 100 µm; Z: 100 µm

Metal - SLM 280 2.0 (SLM Solutions) available soon

  • Application: 3D-printing of mid-size and large parts with high resolution from different metal alloys (e.g. TiAl6V4 Gd. 23)
  • Printing technology: Selective Laser Melting (SLM)
  • Building volume: 280 x 280 x 365 mm³
  • Resolution X/Y: 80 - 115 µm; Z: 20 - 90 µm