In free webinars, Dr. Natalie Rudolph chats with experts from both academia and industry about their work and research with Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies to answer some of the pressing questions we received from our viewers of the Basics series. They answer those questions and share important insights and knowledge.
There are many variations of the 7 Additive Manufacturing technologies. One variation are the processes that include fibers, which are in general called Composite Additive Manufacturing. Material extrusion, directed energy deposition and sheet lamination are three processes where fibers have a pronounced impact.
In this interview, Dr. Natalie Rudolph and Mr. Alexander Matschinski first talk about the differences and similarities between conventional composite and additive manufacturing and how to combine both production types.
Furthermore, they will discuss some of your most frequently asked questions, including:
- How do you print with different fibers?
- What are the concepts for fiber integration?
- How do you cut endless fibers?
- Which application will be important in the near future?
- Which industries and research fields have the highest potential?
Dr. Natalie Rudolph welcomes Mr. Alexander Matschinski from the Technical University. Mr. Matschinski studied Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Munich. At the end of his studies, he worked with the additive manufacturing team at Airbus before he decided to go back to the Chair of Carbon Composites at the Technical University of Munich where he is researching the effect of different fibers on the additive manufacturing process.