Additive Manufacturing

At Lucideon, our materials and process experts offer a range of Additive Manufacturing supply chain and development support - from materials/powders development and process optimization to quality validation and assurance - with an aim to accelerate additive applications.

Webinar Recordings:

» Additive Manufacturing for the Healthcare Sector - Challenges and Issues
» Additive Manufacturing of Metallic Components - The Metallurgical Perspective

With our integrated testing and characterization capabilities, our cross-industry knowledge, and on our focus on providing solutions, we can help you:

  • Understand, validate and optimize the quality and performance of your components
  • Optimize your processes
  • Reduce the process risk and increase the validity of your design
  • Increase productivity
  • Source and characterize your materials
  • Implement additive manufacturing into your business
  • Find out why a product/process is failing.

We offer:

Materials Development

Understand the materials you’re using, improve their functionality and reduce design constraints

  • Materials/powders development and characterization
  • Materials selection
  • Performance optimization
  • Small lot powder production.

Component Design

Optimize your existing designs

  • Application-specific testing
  • Materials selection
  • R&D for product development/optimization
  • Life/failure analysis
  • Repair/reuse/recycle analysis.

Process Optimization

Increase yields, limit failures and reduce costs

  • Experimental process design
  • Qualification of build test plans
  • Process selection
  • HIP optimization
  • Heat treatment optimization
  • Scale-up support
  • Powder processing.

Quality Assurance

Validate the quality of your products and ensure that they’re fit for purpose

  • Development and validation of testing programs
  • Interpretation and development of specifications
  • Chemical analysis
  • Mechanical testing
  • Microstructural analysis
  • Cleaning validation
  • Surface analysis
  • Particle shedding analysis
  • Dimensional validation
  • NDT
  • Computer-assisted tomography.

To read more about our Additive Manufacturing testing services click here

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  • White paper

    Additive Manufacturing - A Metallurgical Perspective

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