Frankfurt am Main / November 19, 2019 - November 22, 2019
Formnext is regarded as the world's leading trade fair for additive manufacturing and the next generation of intelligent industrial production, taking place from 19 to 22 November in Frankfurt am Main. The world market leaders from the field of additive manufacturing will meet with renowned and innovative companies from the fields of industrial tool and mold making, production solutions, design and product development, quality management and measurement technology as well as materials and components.
As part of the Fraunhofer Generative Manufacturing Alliance and seven other Fraunhofer institutes and facilities, the Fraunhofer IST is participating for the first time in the ”Additive Manufacturing” trade fair under the motto ”The future of 3D manufacturing”.
Selected topics of the Fraunhofer IST in the field of additive manufacturing are the PVD coating of powders, the in-situ plasma treatment of 3D-printed polymeric frameworks, so-called scaffolds, the plasma diffusion treatment of additive processed tool steels as well as the electroplating of polymers for aerospace applications.