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Lattice structure tensile specimen manufactured with laser melting (LM) process out of the material H13. Show image information
Quality control during a Laser Sinter (LS) build job by a researcher of the DMRC. Show image information
Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) process during the manufacture of a Ultem 9085 part. Show image information
Additive manufactured Reaction Wheel Bracket for telecomunication satellites Show image information
Industry partners of the Direct Manufacturing Research Center Show image information

Lattice structure tensile specimen manufactured with laser melting (LM) process out of the material H13.

Quality control during a Laser Sinter (LS) build job by a researcher of the DMRC.

Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) process during the manufacture of a Ultem 9085 part.

Additive manufactured Reaction Wheel Bracket for telecomunication satellites

Industry partners of the Direct Manufacturing Research Center

Welcome to the Direct Manufacturing Research Center

2011 the Direct Manufacturing Research Center awarded the title “Ort des Fortschritts” (eng.: Place of Progress) by the Ministry of Science of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Additive manufacturing technologies provide great benefits to their users – especially if the technology is used in terms of direct manufacturing for end-use part production purposes. Consequently, the interest in additive manufacturing has been increasing in the fields of science, industry and education. In this context, the Direct Manufacturing Research Center (DMRC) performs research in additive manufacturing with the aim to enable and improve its usage in terms of direct manufacturing. Thereby, the results support the industry and also adapt educational measures.

The DMRC is an institution in the faculty of mechanical engineering at the University of Paderborn. Its structure is flexible and very interdisciplinary; depending on the currently handled research topics, the constellation of chairs participating in the DMRC can be changed. At time, within the DMRC 9 different chairs with 11 professors and a large number of researchers work together. The DMRC’s projects are (co-)funded by the State Government of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), by the industrial partners and by public sources. Additionally, all projects are guided and controlled by industry partners. This allows all partners to generate a large amount of output, especially in regard to science.

News

Contribution in the scientific journal “Der Stahlformenbauer”

09/30/2016 | “New prototype tooling technology for bipolar plates and battery components”, this title was used to publish together with Eisenhuth a technical contribution in the context of the DBU project “Efficient manufacturing process for metal bipolar plates...

New testing equipment: DSC Analysis

09/05/2016 | In August 2016, the DMRC put a DSC Analysis (Netzsch DSC 214 Polyma) into operation. The new testing equipment allows for an extended thermal analysis of polymers used for both extrusion based and laser/powder based Additive Manufacturing processes.

DMRC at SFF Symposium 2016, Austin, TX (USA)

09/05/2016 | The Solid Freeform Fabrication (SFF) Symposium was held August 8-10, 2016 in Austin, Texas (USA). It is one of the most important scientific conferences on Additive Manufacturing and gives the opportunity to present and discuss current scientific...

Participation of the DMRC at ASPE Summer Topical Meeting 2016

07/07/2016 | From June 27-30, 2016, the Summer Topical Meeting of the American Society of Precision Engineering (ASPE) took place in Raleigh, NC (USA). The main focus of the conference was on dimensional accuracy and surface finish in Additive Manufacturing.

Successfull trade-fair appearance at Rapid.Tech 2016

07/05/2016 | The DMRC had a successfull trade-fair appearance in Erfurt, Germany with an booth together with company Stükerjürgen Aerospace (DMRC partner) and six presentations at the conference. Furthermore Prof. Dr. Detmar Zimmer was the chairman of the...

DMRC puts Arburg Freeformer into operation

07/04/2016 | The DMRC is one of a few research institutes that owns an Arburg Freeformer. In June some researchers of the DMRC were at Arburg and got a machine specific training. After that the machine was put into operation successfully.

Three new Service Offers of the DMRC

06/24/2016 | The DMRC gladly announces three new service offers for interested companies: Potential Identification, Product Finding and Business Planning. If you are interested, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

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Contact

Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Schmid

Partikelverfahrenstechnik (PVT)

Lehrstuhlleiter

Hans-Joachim Schmid
Phone:
+49 5251 60-2404
Phone:
05251 60 2410
Fax:
+49 5251 60-3207
Office:
E3.319
Web:

Office hours:
n.V.

Dr.-Ing. Guido Adam

DMRC

Commercial Director / Geschäftsführer

Guido Adam
Phone:
+49 5251 60-5415
Fax:
+49 5251 60-5409
Office:
W2.107
Web:

Adress, Map, Indoor Navigation

University of Paderborn
DMRC
Building W
Mersinweg 3
33100 Paderborn
Germany

Meet us at

1. VDI Strategy Congress "Additive Manufacturing"

12/02/2016 | The "VDI Wissensforum" organizes the first VDI strategy congress on "Additive Manufacturing". The conference will take place from March 21 to March 22, 2017 in Stuttgart, Germany.

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